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How do I indent a paragraph in Word?


Microsoft Word 2016

One method is:

  1. Select the paragraph to be indented;
  2. From the Home tab, Paragraph group, click on the Increase Indent button - this will indent the paragraph on the left by 1.27 cm
    Every time you click this button the paragraph will be indented by a further 1.27 cms.

There is an alternative method:

  1. Select the paragraph to be indented;
  2. From the Home tab, Paragraph group, select the dialog box launcher;
  3. Check that the Indents and Spacing tab is selected;
  4. In the Indentation section set the indent value you require.
     

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Created by Jason Bailey on 27 July 2001 and last updated by Adrian Chorlton on 1 August 2016