Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Typing the Research Paper Text WD 89
3
Release the mouse button to place
the First Line Indent marker at the
.5” mark on the ruler, or one-half
inch from the left margin
(Figure 2–16).
First Line Indent
marker .5” from
left margin
paragraph mark
containing insertion
point indented
onehalf inch
Figure 2–16
4
Type Wireless
communications are
everywhere. People around
the world regularly send
and receive messages
wirelessly, that is,
transmitted through the
air. and notice that Word
automatically indented the
fi rst line of the paragraph by
one-half inch (Figure 2–17).
Will I have to set fi rst-line indent
for each paragraph in the paper?
No. Each time you press the
ENTER key, paragraph formatting
in the previous paragraph carries
forward to the next paragraph.
Thus, once you set the fi rst-line
indent, its format carries forward
automatically to each subsequent
paragraph you type.
fi rst line of
paragraph indented
one-half inch
fi rst two sentences
in fi rst paragraph
entered
Figure 2–17
Other Ways
1. Right-click paragraph, click
Paragraph on shortcut
menu, click Indents and
Spacing tab, click Special box
arrow, click First line, click
OK button
2. Click Paragraph Dialog Box
Launcher, click Indents and
Spacing tab, click Special box
arrow, click First line, click OK
button
3. Press TAB key at beginning
of paragraph
Search JabSto ::




Custom Search