In Microsoft Word, you can resize column widths automatically using AutoFit Contents from the Layout ribbon's AutoFit pulldown menu. This resizes the selected table such that column widths are no wider than they need to be to display the content.

This can obviously be done by manually resizing columns in Google Docs, but is there a way to automate it the way the Excel function does? This doesn't seem to be available in Google Docs directly, but is there some add-on or other method to accomplish this?


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Highlight the column Click inside the shaded area Click the 3 dots at the end Scroll down and select the option ... Resize column Click the first option ... fit to data Save

You may need to repeat this from time to time 🙂

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