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Chapter 6. Formats > To change horizontal alignment:

To change horizontal alignment:

1.
Choose the Content tool.

2.
Click in a paragraph or drag downward through a series of paragraphs.

Horizontal alignment shortcuts

Flush left, ragged rightCmd-Shift-L/Ctrl-Shift-L
CenteredCmd-Shift-C/Ctrl-Shift-C
Flush right, ragged leftCmd-Shift-R/Ctrl-Shift-R
JustifiedCmd-Shift-J/Ctrl-Shift-J
Forced JustifiedCmd-Option-Shift-J/Ctrl-Alt-Shift-J



3.
Click one of the five horizontal alignment icons on the Measurements palette . The Justified and Force Justified options are not available for HTML text boxes.

Figure 1. The five horizontal alignment icons on the Measurements palette


Note: Forced Justified alignment justifies all the lines in a paragraph—including the last line. For this option, make sure the paragraph has a Return character (¶) at the end.

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Only one alignment option can be applied per paragraph.



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