I am using Google Docs and have a document file. I would like to add columns within this, and was wondering if that is possible. I can't find how to do it internally.

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No. The closest thing you can do is use a table.

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    For what it is worth- you can make the table and then make the table color white. That way it looks like columbs
    – Lee Carlton
    Commented Aug 23, 2011 at 19:50
  • See my answer Commented Sep 22, 2016 at 0:45

Today, Google announced several enhancements to Google Drive and Google Docs, including the columns handling feature:

You can now easily split your document into multiple columns in Docs. Just choose “Columns” in the “Format” drop-down menu when you need more formatting options to get your point across.