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I created a document with Google Docs. Now I want to reduce the fontsize by 1pt. There are several fontsizes in the documents, so I can't just apply a different size to the whole document.

In MS Word, you can select all and press Ctrl+Shift+.

Is this possible in Google Docs?

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No it's not possible in the current version of the Google Docs, but they are adding more things every now and then. You can find all the shortcuts keys that are used in docs here.

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Try Ctrl+Alt+Numeric Key Pad and further more try Ctrl+Shift+Numeric Key Pad and then see what happens. Ctrl+Alt+F & Ctrl+Alt+A, Ctrl+Shift+Numeric Key Pad & Ctrl+Shift+A.
Try different Keys and see the magic. You'll learn a lot. Or just press Ctrl+/ on your current document and see what happens.

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Nice, thanks. Still no increasing font size though. Ctrl+Alt+NumericKeyPad changes the current paragraph to a header. –  Jan Willem B Dec 20 '11 at 13:15

You can use the shortcut Ctrl+A to select all & decrease the font size from the dropdown in the toolbar

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I can select a specific font size, but that is not what I want, because it would give all text the same font size. Or am I overlooking some option? –  Jan Willem B Sep 19 '10 at 11:34

Try using Ctrl and < or > to reduce or increase font size.

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This does nothing for me if I try it correctly (i.e. holding the shift modifier). However, since "<" and ">" are the same key for "," and "." (depending on keyboard), you may be seeing the effect of changing the selected text to subscript or superscript which are linked to the "Ctrl + ," and "Ctrl + ." . That would seem to reduce the effective size of the text, but would disallow using sub/super script in that part of the text. –  user29020 Apr 26 at 23:19

Click the "select all" cell at top left of your Google doc. It'll highlight everything; then select the font and font size you want.

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This is the same answer as that of mvark, see comment there. –  Jan Willem B Apr 22 at 14:25

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