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  • Justifying a Paragraph - Left, Center, Right

    1. Click the text you would like to justify
    2. Click the right, center, or left justification button (indicated by 4 lines representative of paragraph position)

     

    justification

     

  • Viewing the Ruler

    Viewing the ruler on GoogleDocs:

    1. Select "View"
    2. Select "Show ruler"

     

    view ruler docs

     

    Viewing the ruler on Microsoft Word:

    1. Select "View"
    2. Check "Ruler"

     

    view ruler word

  • Making a Hanging Indent

    Making a Hanging Indent on Google Docs:

    1. Highlight the text
    2. Select the downward pointing triangle on the ruler. (If the ruler is missing, reference above on Viewing the Ruler).
    3. Move the triangle .5 inches to the right
    4. Select the bar over the triangle
    5. Move it back to the margin

     

    hanging indents docs

     

    Making a Hanging Indent on Microsoft Word:

    1. Select the text
    2. Click the upward pointing triangle on the ruler. (If the ruler is missing, reference above on Viewing the Ruler).
    3. Move the triangle .5 inches to the right 

     

    hanging indents word

  • Changing "Before" and "After" Paragraph Spacing

    1. Select the text
    2. Right click
    3. Select paragraph
    4. Set "before" and "after" spacing to "0 pt"

     

    before and after spacing word

  • Inserting a Page Break

    Inserting a Page Break on Google Docs:

    1. Select where to make the page break
    2. Select "Insert"
    3. Select "Break"
    4. Select "Page break"

     

    page break docs

     

    Inserting a Page Break on Microsoft Word:

    1. Select where to make the page break
    2. Select "Insert"
    3. Select "Page Break"

     

    page break word

  • Making a Header with a Different First Page

    Making a Header with a Different Page on Microsoft Word

    Part 1

    1. Double click the top of the page
    2. Select "Different First Page"
    3. Select "Page Number"
    4. Select "Top of Page"
    5. Select "Plain Number 3"
    6. continue to Part 2

     

    differe first word 1

     

    Part 2

    1. Write a title before the page number
    2. Click between the title and the page number
    3. Separate the title and page number by pressing the TAB key
    4. Scroll to the second page

     

    different first word 2

     

    Part 3

    1. Double click the top of the page
    2. Select "Page Number"
    3. Select "Top of Page"
    4. Select "Plain Number 3"
    5. Write a unique title
    6. Separate the title and page number with the TAB key

     

    different first word 3

     Making a Header with a Different Page on Google Docs

    Part 1

    1. Click the top of the page
    2. Select "Different first page"
    3. Select "Insert"
    4. Select "Header & page number"
    5. Select "Page number"
    6. Select the first option that displays a number in the upper righthand corner of each page
    7. Click before the page number

     

    different first page google docs 1

     

    Part 2

    1. Write the first page's title
    2. Click the ruler
    3. Select "Add Right Tab-stop"
    4. Move the new tab-stop to the rightmost margin
    5. Separate the title and page number by pressing the TAB key on the keyboard.
    6. Scroll to the page 2's header

     

    different first page google docs 2

     

    Part  3

    1. Select the header on page 2
    2. Click before the page number
    3. Add a unique title
    4. Click the left justification button
    5. Click the ruler
    6. Select "Add right tab-stop"
    7. Move the new tab-stop to the rightmost margin
    8. Separate the title and page number by pressing the TAB key

     

    different first page docs 3


 

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