Indent and outdent text

You can indent or outdent one or more paragraphs. To format a single paragraph, click anywhere in the paragraph.

1. Select the paragraphs you want to format.

2. Right-click the selected text and choose Format > Paragraph. The Paragraph dialog box appears.

3. Specify the amount to indent or outdent under Indentation. You can indent or outdent to either the left or right.

4. To create a first line or hanging indent, click under Special. You can specify an amount of space in inches for the first line or hanging indent.

Notes

n   You can also choose Format > Paragraph to display the Paragraph dialog box.

n   A first-line indent moves just the first line in the selected paragraphs by the amount you specify. A hanging indent moves all lines except the first line in the selected paragraphs by the amount you specify.

n   The amount you specify to indent or outdent text is added to any margins you set through the Page Body Properties dialog box.