# How do you indent on a computer?

## How do you indent on a computer?

Press the Tab key before the first word of a sentence to indent the line. To indent an entire paragraph, highlight the text, then press Tab.

How do I move an indent in Word?

Change paragraph indents and spacingSelect one or more paragraphs that you want to adjust.Go to Home and then select the Paragraph dialog box launcher .Choose the Indents and Spacing tab.Choose your settings, and then select OK.

Do you indent the first paragraph in an essay?

Indentation: The first line of each paragraph should be indented. According to the MLA, this indentation should be 1/2 inch or five spaces, but pressing [Tab] once should give you the correct indentation. Align Left: The text of your essay should be lined up evenly at the left margin but not at the right margin.

### How do you indent all paragraphs in Word?

Select the paragraph to be indented; From the Home tab, Paragraph group, select the dialog box launcher; Check that the Indents and Spacing tab is selected; In the Indentation section set the indent value you require.

How many spaces is an indent APA?

The first line of each paragraph should be indented one-half inch (or five-to-seven spaces) from the left margin. APA recommends using two spaces after end-of-sentence punctuation.