You can change the indents for the current paragraph, or for all selected paragraphs, or for a Paragraph Style.
Choose set indents using the ruler.to change the indents for the current paragraph or for all selected paragraphs. You can also
Right-click a paragraph and choosetab to change the indents for all paragraphs that have the same Paragraph Style.
You can also set indents using the ruler. To display the ruler, choose .
Indents are calculated with respect to the left and right page margins. If you want the paragraph to extend into the page margin, enter a negative number.
To change the measurement units, choose , and then select a new measurement unit in the Settings area.
The indents are different regarding the writing direction. For example, look at theindent value in left-to-right languages. The left edge of the paragraph is indented with respect to the left page margin. In right-to-left languages, the right edge of the paragraph is indented with respect to the right page margin.
For a hanging indent, enter a positive value forand a negative value for .
The Hanging Indent icon is found in the Paragraph section of the Properties sidebar. Click on this icon to switch the values of and . This enables you to toggle a paragraph between an indented first line and a hanging indent.
To create a hanging indent: Enter a first line indent where you want the indent to start, then click the Hanging Indent icon to create the hanging indent.
Hanging Indent Icon