See how the second line, beginning with “Journal”, is indented 0.5 to the right, compared to the line above it? Long tap on the text you want to select, and drag the finger until you selected the whole paragraph or what you wanted to indent. Make sure you tap at the beginning of the text and then hold and drag.
They show you the path which your text is going to follow. To make an indent, select the paragraph you want to adjust. However, the subsequent lines below it start after leaving some space at the beginning. Because the first roku narrating everything line ‘hangs’ over the other lines, it is known as hanging indent. These indents are majorly used in academic citation formats in research papers. In Google Slides, indentation is used while delivering pitches to an audience.
It also introduces various tools for creating and managing citations, including library-supported Mendeley and Zotero. Pressing the Tab key can either add a tab or create a first-line indent, depending on the location of the insertion point. Generally, if the insertion point is at the beginning of an existing paragraph it will create a first-line indent; otherwise, it will create a tab. Click on the View tab (top-left corner of your screen), and then select Show Ruler from the dropdown menu.
Let it go when you have the text indented to where you want it. In case your presentation has certain details that require proper citation and attribution hanging indents are quite useful. When adding indents on Google Docs on PC, all the paragraphs that you select will get the same formatting. This makes it easy to quickly add indents to multiple paragraphs in one go.
The same options are also available under Format, in the Align & indent submenu. Now, to indent the first line, we shall use the horizontal bar, or the First Line Indent, and drag it to the right. As you do so, a vertical line will appear with a number indicating the number of inches you’re indenting in. Once you’ve got the First Line Indent in place, let go of it to see your indented line. Use the following steps to format a hanging indent in Google Docs.
If you want to indent all lines in a paragraph, you can use the Increase indent and Decrease indent shortcut buttons. A quick and common way to indent is to use the Tab key. This will create a first-line indent of a half-inch.
Unfortunately one of those options is not a hanging indent, so you need to apply a workaround if you want to accomplish it through the mobile app. Our article continues below with additional information on how to do hanging indent on Google Docs, including pictures of these steps. This article was co-authored by wikiHow staff writer, Nicole Levine, MFA. Nicole Levine is a Technology Writer and Editor for wikiHow. She has more than 20 years of experience creating technical documentation and leading support teams at major web hosting and software companies.
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