To change the indentation of text, do one of the following:
Create a first-line indent
Increase or decrease the left indent of an entire paragraph
Change the right indent of an entire paragraph
Set an indent by using the TAB key
- On the Tools menu, click AutoCorrect Options, and then click the AutoFormat As You Type tab.
- Under Automatically as you type, select the Set left- and first-indent with tabs and backspaces check box.
- To indent the first line of a paragraph, click in front of the line.
To indent an entire paragraph, click in front of any line but the first line.
- Press the TAB key.
Note To remove the indent, press BACKSPACE before moving the insertion point. You can also click Undo on the Edit menu.
Create a hanging indent
Create a negative indent