Application: Text Desktop version

Rulers allow you to quickly and accurately adjust indents and margins of your document both horizontally and vertically. You can find the horizontal ruler under the Toolbar and the vertical ruler along the left edge of the document. By default, both rulers are displayed.

If you want to hide rulers or display previously hidden rulers, do one of the following:

1.In the Command menu, select View and uncheck or check the Ruler option.

2.Press Ctrl+Shift+R.

Set document margins

The gray sections of the rulers are the margins.

horizontal_page_fields

vertical_page_fields

Left margin border

Top margin border

To change the margin size:

1.Put the cursor on the ruler so the cursor turns into a double-headed arrow.

2.Hold down the left mouse button and drag the cursor to move the margin where you want.

3.Release the left mouse button to fix the position.

Set paragraph indents

The paragraph indent marker is a blue triangle on a horizontal ruler:

paragraph_pointer

Paragraph indent marker

To change the paragraph indent:

1.Hold down the left mouse button on the marker and drag it where you want.

2.Release the left mouse button to fix the new position.

Changing the paragraph indent also changes the first-line indent, while maintaining the distance between them.

Set first line indent

The first line indent marker is a blue rectangle on a horizontal ruler:

firstline_pointer

First-line indent marker

To change the first line indent:

1.Hold down the left mouse button on the marker and drag it where you want.

2.Release the left mouse button to fix the new position.

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