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Office 2013 In Depth by Joe Habraken

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Working with Paragraph Formatting

Paragraph formatting encompasses a number of formatting attributes, including alignment (think of centering and aligning text left), line spacing (single spaced versus double spaced), tabs, and indents. However, other settings related to how paragraphs are broken between lines and pages (such as widow/orphan control) play a part in this discussion of paragraph formatting.

As discussed earlier in this chapter, Word sees a paragraph as any text block (or blank line or lines) that is preceded and followed by a paragraph mark (that is, you pressed Enter before the paragraph and after the paragraph). Each paragraph can be assigned different paragraph attribute settings, such as Center or Indent. Each paragraph can ...

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