Hello everyone, in the article, I will guide you on how to indent lines in Word. This is an indispensable skill and very useful when doing text editing. The technic is used a lot in document editing, especially text with many paragraphs, and indenting makes your text easier to see and more scientific. However, not everyone knows how to indent the line most accurately, so, I will guide you on how to indent the line in the simplest and most accurate way.
#1. Indent bullets in Word
Indent line in Word is the first line indented 1 space compared to the rest of a paragraph, so what is a paragraph in MicoWord document?
#2. A piece of Word
In Word, a paragraph is counted as when pressing the Enter key down the line, it is called a paragraph, the way to recognize a paragraph in Word is appearing the Enter key on the text content.
You go to Tab
Home=> drag the mouse pointer to the group
Paragraph=> select the tool
Show/Hide, you will see the
Enterthe the dropdown key appears. Press again and the key
The text above has 3 paragraphs so you have to understand what a paragraph is, right. Ok, now we are going to learn how to indent in Word.
About indentation in Word we will have 3 ways, I will guide you in detail each way 1. You can apply it in any way.
II. Instructions on 3 ways to indent in Word
#1. Use the tools on the horizontal ruler to indent indentation
On the ruler are the tools:
- First line indent: Used to indent the first line in a paragraph.
- Hanging indent: The line to align for using 2 or more segments.
- Left indent: Aligns all text to the left.
- Right indent: Aligns all text on the right.
In this section, I only introduce the tool
First line indent, but the rest of the tools in the next article I will guide.
+ Step 1: Scan (highlight) the entire document => then drag the mouse over the toolbar
First line Indent
+ Step 2: You hold the left mouse button => drag to the position where you want to indent the line, the first lines of each paragraph will move according to the tool
First line indent.
#2. Indent bullets in Word using the Tab key
+ Step 1: Place the mouse pointer at the first line of the text to indent => then press the key
Tabon the computer keyboard to indent the first line.
Result: Only the first line of the paragraph, we put the mouse pointer to indent at the beginning of the line, and the other paragraphs are not indented. If you want to indent the whole text, you have to press it many times, it takes time, so this way is not optimal.
Note: To indent the line with the desired spacing, you can customize the spacing of
Tab=> by right-clicking => select
Paragraph=> then select
The Tabs dialog box appears => you enter the distance at
Default Tab Stop=> and press
Now let’s move on to the most optimal and most commonly used indentation in Word!
# 3. Indent paragraphs in Word using Paragraphs
+ Step 1: You highlight all the text you want to indent the paragraph => then right-click and select
+ Step 2: Appears a dialog box
Paragraph=> you drag the mouse pointer to
First Line. At the item
Atyou enter the distance you want to indent or leave as
1,27=> as default then press
Result: All first lines in each paragraph are indented.
So I have finished showing you how to indent the line in Word of each paragraph.
There are 3 ways to indent lines for you to choose from, depending on your needs, which way you choose to suit. This is very important knowledge when you learn Word, save it when you need it, then use it!
Hope this article will be useful to you, wish you success!