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Microsoft® Office 2008 for Mac Step by Step by Joan Lambert

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Format Paragraphs

You create a paragraph by typing text and then pressing the Return key. The paragraph can be a single word, a single sentence, or multiple sentences. You can change the look of a paragraph by changing its alignment, its line spacing, and the space before and after it. You can also put borders around it and shade its background. Collectively, the settings you use to vary the look of a paragraph are called paragraph formatting.

Indent Paragraphs

Although the left and right margins are set for a whole document or section, you can vary the position of the text between the margins. The easiest way to do this is by changing the paragraph indent. You can indent paragraphs from the left and right margins, as well as specify where the first ...

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