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Chapter 6. Formats > To create a hanging indent using the Formats dialog box:

To create a hanging indent using the Formats dialog box:

1.
Choose the Content tool.

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

3.
Choose Style menu > Formats (Ctrl-Shift-F).

4.
Enter a number in the Left Indent field .

5.
In the First Line field, enter a value that is equal to or less than the number you entered for step 4, preceded by a minus (-) sign .

6.
Click Apply to preview (Alt-A), make any adjustments, then click OK or press Enter .

On the positive side, the Indent Here character instantly creates a hanging indent wherever your cursor happens to be positioned, so it's useful for quickly formatting a unique paragraph here or there.


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