Aligning and justifying paragraphs


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Aligning and justifying paragraphs

Alignment is the horizontal positioning of text on the page. You can't apply alignment to individual words. Alignment is always applied to entire paragraphs, or to an entire document. There are four alignments that are used in Microsoft Word. We will find them in the Paragraph group on the Home tab: Left alignment, Center alignment, Right alignment and Justify. Left alignment is the default. Each line begins at the left edge of the page.

body text is typically left-aligned. So, if we had text that wasn't left- aligned, we would simply select it, and click Left alignment. If body text is not left- aligned, it is usually justified. Here is another choice. When we Justify, Word adds extra spaces between the words in order to give us a consistent right margin. Justification is often used in newspapers, or in newsletters. This is sharp looking to have this nice crisp edge. Let's take a whole paragraph here and Justify it.

Note how sharp that right edge looks. On the other hand, some reade...

Aligning and justifying paragraphs
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Aligning and justifying paragraphs provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Gini Courter as part of the Word 2010 Essential Training

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Business Education + Elearning
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Word
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