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Chapter 5. Formatting Text > Double-Spacing Paragraphs

Double-Spacing Paragraphs

Paragraphs are single spaced by default; to spread the text out, you can specify double-spacing, which in effect inserts a blank line between each two lines of text.

To double-space paragraphs:

1.
Select the paragraph or paragraphs to format (Figure 5.30).

Figure 5.30. Select paragraphs to format.


2.
Press Ctrl+2 (Figure 5.31).

Figure 5.31. Press Ctrl+2 to double-space a paragraph.


or

From the Format menu, choose Paragraph, and then choose Double from the Line Spacing drop-down list and click OK (Figure 5.32).

Figure 5.32. Choose Double from the Line Spacing drop-down list.



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