3 ways to indent lines in a paragraph in Word

3 ways to indent lines in a paragraph in Word
3 ways to indent lines in a paragraph in Word
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When writing a document, it is best to use indents at the beginning of each new paragraph. This helps give your document a nice layout. Learn several techniques for indenting the first line of a paragraph.

Steps

Method 1 of 3: Indent a sentence

Indent in Word Step 1

Step 1. Open your document in Microsoft Word

You can do this by double-clicking the file on your computer.

Indent in Word Step 2

Step 2. Press the Tab ↹ double reverse arrow on the keyboard

A classic tabulation of 0.5 point to the right is then added.

Indent in Word Step 3

Step 3. Type your phrase

Once you reach the end of the sentence, Word will automatically format your text so that only the first line has this tab.

Method 2 of 3: Indent an entire paragraph

Indent in Word Step 4

Step 1. Open your document in Microsoft Word

You can do this by double-clicking the file on your computer.

Indent in Word Step 5

Step 2. Select an entire paragraph

To do this, you must place your mouse in front of the first word, click, then move your cursor (without releasing the mouse!) Until the end of the paragraph. When you release the mouse, the paragraph should be highlighted and appear in blue.

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Step 3. Press the Tab ↹ double reverse arrow on the keyboard

The entire selected paragraph will be moved 0.5 point to the right.

To add 0, 5 additional point, press again on the double reverse arrow Tab ↹

Method 3 of 3: Use a suspended withdrawal

Indent in Word Step 7

Step 1. Open your document in Microsoft Word

You can do this by double-clicking the file on your computer.

A suspended indent adds a paragraph to the second line of a paragraph instead of the first. This type of indentation is most often used in bibliographies and reference pages

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Step 2. Select an entire paragraph

To do this, you must position your mouse in front of the first word, click, then move your cursor (without releasing the mouse button) to the end of the paragraph. When you release the mouse, the paragraph should be highlighted and appear in blue.

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Step 3. Right click on the selected area

A pop-up window should appear.

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Step 4. Click Paragraph…

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Step 5. Click the drop-down menu under From 1st line

This can be found in the Withdrawal section.

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Step 6. Choose Suspended

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Step 7. Click OK

The second line of the paragraph will then be moved 0.5 point to the right.

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