Microsoft KB Archive/47334

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Changing the Automatic Word Wrap Location in Write


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Windows versions 2.03, 2.1, 2.11, 3.0, 3.0a, 3.1, 3.11
  • Microsoft Windows for Workgroups versions 3.1, 3.11


In Microsoft Windows Write, you can indent text after the first line in a paragraph using one of the procedures below. Either of these procedures produces text formatted similar to the following:

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Using a Mouse

  1. Display the Ruler by choosing Ruler On from the Document menu.
  2. Highlight the paragraph you want to format.
  3. Click and drag the first line indent marker (small square of the leftmost arrow head on the Ruler Bar) a few spaces to the right.
  4. Click and drag the remaining arrowhead (left indent marker) to the desired left indent location.
  5. Click and drag the first line indent marker back to 0 (zero), or its original location.

Using Keyboard Commands

  1. Move the cursor into the paragraph.
  2. From the Paragraph menu, choose Indents.
  3. Set Left Indent to 0.5" (or number of your choice).
  4. Set First Line to -0.5" (or number of your choice).

Additional query words: 3.00 3.00a 3.10 win30 win31 wordwrap word-wrap 3.11 wfw wfwg

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Technology : kbAudDeveloper kbWin3xSearch kbWFWSearch kbWin203 kbWin210 kbWin211 kbWin300 kbWin300a kbWin310 kbWin311 kbWFW310 kbWFW311

Last Reviewed: December 16, 2000
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