Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Creating a Letterhead WD 159
Click the Tabs button in the
Paragraph dialog box to display
the Tabs dialog box.
Tabs dialog box
Tab stop
text box
Type 6.5 in the Tab stop position
text box.
Right option
button selected
Click Right in the Alignment area
to specify alignment for text at the
tab stop (Figure 3–18).
clicking Clear All
button erases all
custom tab stops
Set button
OK button
Figure 3–18
Click the Set button in the Tabs
dialog box to set a right-aligned
custom tab stop.
Click the OK button to place a right
tab marker at the 6.5" mark on the
ruler (Figure 3–19).
What happened to all the default
tab stops on the ruler?
When you set a custom tab stop,
Word clears all default tab stops to
the left of the newly set custom tab
stop on the ruler.
right tab marker
at 6.5" mark
default tab
stops removed
insertion point
Figure 3–19
Other Ways
1. Right-click paragraph,
click Paragraph on
shortcut menu, click
Tabs button
Tab Stops
Tab settings are a paragraph format. Thus, each time you press the ENTER key, any
custom tab stops are carried forward to the next paragraph.
To move the insertion point from one tab stop to another, press the TAB key on the
keyboard. When you press the TAB key, a tab character formatting mark appears in the
empty space between the tab stops.
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