Hola Amigos! We are back with our third ‘Use case of Icondrop’ blog. Last time, we showcase a tutorial on Google Slide presentation. This time we are showcasing Icondrop use in Google Docs. In this tutorial, we are making a professional document for a Business proposal. We will insert beautiful icons, illustrations and stock photos in the document to make it professional.
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Download the plugin and let’s start designing.
First of all, we need to add Icondrop plugin for Google Docs. Follow the below steps in order to install the Icondrop plugin.
Step 1: Open Add-ons store
Go to Add-ons menu and click on Get Add-ons. You will find the Add-ons store where you can search for different types of plugins.
Step 2: Add Icondrop
Search “Icondrop” in the search bar and click on the Add button to install the plugin.
2. Open Icondrop plugin
Step 1: Click on Icondrop
Once you successfully install the plugin, click on Add-ons menu, you will find Icondrop option in it. Click on the Icondrop option and select Search and you will see Icondrop plugin on the right side of your window.
Step 2: Login to Iconscout to insert Premium assets
Iconscout is providing thousands of Free icons, illustrations and stock photos inside Icondrop plugin and there is no need to Login or creating account. But if you want to insert any premium asset, then you need to log in to your Iconscout account.
To log in, click on the profile icon on the top right corner and enter your Iconscout credentials.
3. Search and Add Photos
Step 1: Go to Photos tab and search
In Icondrop plugin, there are three tabs – Icon, Illustration, and Photos. Click on the Photo tab, search for the photo related to your project and click on it to insert. Here, we have searched for “Business meeting”.
After clicking on Photo tab, we have to search and apply filters according to our needs and simply add it. You can change the size of any asset according to your need. Along with basic filters, there are some advance filters to choose like Photos with/without people, people ethnicity, Age, Gender, etc.
4. Search and Add Icons
Step 1: Go to Icons tab and search
Click on the Icon tab, search for the icon related to your project and click on it to insert. Here, we have searched for “Business Support” icon pack. Along with basic filters to choose Icons you can apply other filters like Style, colors, pricing, etc.
5. Search and Add Illustration
Step 1: Go to Illustration tab and search
Just like icons, you can add from thousands of Illustrations in your document. Along with basic filters like icons, you can apply some extra filters like Illustrations’ orientation: Horizontal or Vertical, horizontal or vertical panorama, square illustration etc. Click on the illustration to insert in to document.
You can download free Icondrop plugin from here. We hope that this will help you in designing your next Google Docs. Subscribe to Iconscout newsletter and never miss an update. Visit Iconscout to download Millions of free assets. We will come up with Icondrop use case blog next week for another tool. Till then, Happy Designing!!