Why does Tab Move the whole paragraph?

Why does Tab Move the whole paragraph?

You’ve done it beforeyou are typing along, minding your own business, when you press the Tab key at the beginning of a paragraph and notice that everything in the paragraph is automatically indented. It simply means that Word assumes you want to indent the paragraph if you start it out by pressing the Tab key.

How do you indent without moving the whole paragraph?

It’s easier done than said (works for Word on PC or MAC):Place your cursor at the beginning of your citation, and highlight it.Right click your mouse.Select Paragraph from the resulting pop up menu.Under Indentation, use the Special pull-down menu to select hanging.Use the By menu to select 0.5″

How do you indent left and right?

Method 1: Set Paragraph Formatting Next right click and choose “Paragraph”. In the dialog box open, ensure the “Indents and Spacing” tab is on. Then set the same indentation value for the left and right. Click “OK” then.

What does it mean to indent left?

The definition of an indent is a space that is left when a block of text has been spaced inward further than surrounding text. A space left when you “tab” to move text inward in a word processing program is an example of an indent.

What is a double indent in Word?

By Dan Gookin. A double-indent paragraph macro in Word 2016 modifies a paragraph’s indentation, increasing both left and right attributes by half an inch. This effect could be applied by using a style, but a style sets the indentations to a specific value.

Why do we indent?

Indentation, the much-maligned formatting technique, provides readers with a sense of continuity. Indentations signal to the reader that she is about to dive into another topic or start a new section of a novel. They help present content in a logical fashion.

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