Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Indenting Paragraphs and First Lines
✦ Indenting an entire paragraph from the left margin: Drag the left-indent
marker on the ruler to the right. Figure 2-5 shows where this marker
is located. Dragging the left-indent marker moves the first-line indent
marker as well.
✦ Indenting the first line of a paragraph: Drag the first-line indent marker
to the right (refer to Figure 2-5). This marker determines how far the
first line of the paragraph is indented.
✦ Making a hanging indent: Drag the hanging indent marker to the right
of the first-line indent marker (refer to Figure 2-5). A hanging indent is
one in which the first line of a paragraph appears to “hang” into the left
margin because the second and subsequent lines are indented to the
right of the start of the first line. Bulleted and numbered lists employ
✦ Indenting an entire paragraph from the right margin: Drag the
rightindent marker to the left (refer to Figure 2-5).