Chapter 12

Tab Formatting

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding tab stops

arrow Viewing the ruler

arrow Setting left tab stops

arrow Using right, center, and decimal tabs

arrow Decorating with the bar tab

arrow Working in the Tabs dialog box

arrow Setting leader tabs

arrow Removing tabs and tab stops

The tab is one of the handiest and most overlooked and frustrating things in all of Word. By using tabs, you can quickly line up text and create lists nice and neat. Yet most folks don’t bother with tabs because, honestly, Word doesn’t handle them in anything approaching a logical, friendly manner. Because of that frustration, and even though the tab is a part of paragraph formatting, I decided to create a special chapter just on the topic ...

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