This PowerPoint tutorial explains the important PowerPoint feature – Indentation.
What is Indentation?
Indentation is an important PowerPoint feature for adjusting the way text appears on a slide. It helps in formatting the layout of long paragraphs, making it easier to read and visually appealing.
Why use it?
Sometimes it becomes inevitable to put a lot of content in your presentation slides. However, too much content can get overwhelming for the audience to read and put a strain on the reader’s eyes. That’s when Indentation helps to not only organize the content but also makes it easy to read.
This article is a short tutorial on how to use indentation and make long monotonous content on your slide enjoyable to read.
- Click on the “View” Tab
- Select the “Ruler” option
- You will now see a Horizontal ruler and Vertical ruler.
(Using Horizontal ruler) –
- Select the text you want to indent
- Move the Indent knob
There are three levels of Indentation-
- First Line Indent – It adjusts the first line of the paragraph.
- Use Upper Indent knob
- Hanging Indent – It adjusts all lines of the paragraph except for the first line.
- Use middle indent knob
- Left Indent – It moves all lines in the paragraph at the same time.
- Use bottom indent knob
The indentation gives different results depending on the type of content. Whether you are working on a paragraph or a list, use this simple tip, and make your slide look cleaner and organized.
Here is a video tutorial to this hack. Watch to get a detailed idea –
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