5. Formatting Paragraphs and Lists

Besides the character-based formatting that you learned about in Chapter 4, “Applying Character Formatting,” many types of formatting apply to entire paragraphs, such as alignment settings, indentation, line spacing, and tab stops. In this chapter, you see how to apply these and many other types of paragraph formatting. You also discover how to format paragraphs into bulleted or numbered lists and how to use custom bullets and number styles.

How Word Handles Paragraphs

A paragraph is a block of text that ends with a paragraph marker (±), which you create by pressing the Enter key on the keyboard. The marker symbol does not print, and it does not show up onscreen unless you have configured Word to display ...

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