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How to make a timeline in Google Docs

Posted by: Lucid Content Team Think back to memorizing major events in your history class (we apologize in advance for any painful memories this exercise might resurface). Rather than stare at a jumble of dates in your textbook, you likely found or created a timeline clearly spelling out what happened when. While you may not have […]

Instructor Viktor Ignéczi
Updated March 26, 2022

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Posted by: Lucid Content Team

Think back to memorizing major events in your history class (we apologize in advance for any painful memories this exercise might resurface). Rather than stare at a jumble of dates in your textbook, you likely found or created a timeline clearly spelling out what happened when.

While you may not have a pressing need to memorize WWII dates anymore, timelines make it easy to visualize any event or project, including major milestones, due dates, and dependent tasks. And to keep your team on the same page, the timeline needs to live in an application where everyone can easily access it throughout the project lifecycle—an application like Google Docs.

Learn how to make a timeline in Google Docs in two ways: with Google Drawings or using the Lucidchart add-on.

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How to make a timeline in Google Docs
Posted by: Lucid Content Team Think back to memorizing major events in your history class (we apologize in advance for any painful memories this exercise might resurface). Rather than stare at a jumble of dates in your textbook, you likely found or created a timeline clearly spelling out what happened when. While you may not have a pressing need to memorize WWII dates anymore, timelines make it easy to visualize any event or project, including major milestones, due dates, and dependent tasks. And to keep your team on the same page, the timeline needs to live in an application where everyone can easily access it throughout the project lifecycle—an application like Google Docs. Learn how to make a timeline in Google Docs in two ways: with Google Drawings or using the Lucidchart add-on.

  • Option #1: Use Lucidchart to make a timeline in Google Docs
  • How to insert a timeline using the Lucidchart add-on
  • How to create a new timeline using the Lucidchart add-on
  • Option #2: Use Google Drawings to make a timeline in Google Docs

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