Use these steps to add a vertical line between columns in Google Docs.
- Open the document in Google Docs.
You can navigate directly to Google Drive by going to
- Click the Format tab.
The “Format” tab is at the top of the window.
- Choose the Columns option.
It's at the bottom of the menu.
- Click the More options button.
- Check the box to the left of Line between columns
You can also specify the number of columns and the spacing between columns on this menu.
- Click the OK button.
- Google Docs
Adding additional columns to your document can affect the layout of existing objects in the document. Be sure to go through and check your document after editing column settings.
You can also add a vertical line next to a paragraph by placing your cursor inside the paragraph, then going to Format > Paragraph styles > Borders & spacing then adjusting the settings on that menu to create the desired “border” on the paragraph.