How To Change Hanging Indent In Google Docs.

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How To a Google Docs Hanging Indent

How to Make a Hanging Indent in Google Docs

In today’s article, I am going to teach you how to change hanging indent in google docs. You know the arrangement of a document is very necessary to give it a better look. So in the previous articles, we taught you all the methods for the arrangement of documents. This article is one part of them and if you are unfamiliar with google docs and want to learn the use of google docs, simply read other articles available on this website. So now we will move to the topic and talk about hanging indent in google docs. Here you can also watch the video tutorial given below.

So now we will learn how to create a hanging indent in google docs. Here are two ways to create an indentation. We will learn both ways step by step. Now we will learn the first way.

Video Guideline of Hanging Indent in Google Docs

Here is the simple video guideline where we (the solve tech) guide you in a very simple way on how to do hanging indent in google docs.

Hope you understand all the process which we records for you about google docs. But for your much better understanding we also explain three different methods of hanging indent in google docs.

How to do Hanging Indent on Google Docs

Step 1: Open Google docs and open a document. Then highlight the paragraph you want to indent. You can select multiple paragraphs at a time. 

highlight the paragraph

Step 2: Go to Format And Select Align & indent. Then Scroll to end and select Indentation options

Select Indentation options

Step 3: In indentation options you are given indentation in inches. You can select the value according to need. In the Special Indent field select Hanging option. Now Click on the apply button to make changes.

Special Indent

After Applying all the settings your document will look like this.

How To Change Hanging Indent In Google Docs

So this was the first method to change hanging indent in google docs. Now we will move to the next one.

Related: How To Alphabetize in Google Docs (Simple Guideline).

Second Method: Hanging Indent in Google Docs

In this method, we are going to use ruler features. So make sure that your ruler is enabled. To enable it Simply Click on the “View” and Click “Show Ruler”.

Click  Show Ruler

So using the upper method you can show or hide your ruler.

Step 1: Select or highlight a paragraph and drag the ruler from left to right of right to left. 

Select or highlight a paragraph

After Dragging the ruler anywhere from left to right or right to left hanging indent will be produced. As you can see a good example below in the image.

Change Hanging Indent In Google Docs

One More thing you can’t create a hanging indent from top to bottom. You need to give space simply. So I hope these two ways were easy for you. But now I am also going to share a third method for your comfort.

So here is also another method to create hanging indents easily. Let’s Learn this method also.

Third Method: Hanging Indent In Google Docs

Simply repeat the same process to select a paragraph and then click on Format. Now click on Align & indent and then here you have two options. The first is to increase indent and the second is Decrease indent

Change Hanging Indent

Just select any option according to your need. Shortcut keys to decrease or increase indent are also given which you can use. To increase indent use Ctrl + ] Keyn and use Ctrl + [ to decrease indent. 

So I hope you will easily pick this article and follow these 3 easy methods to change hanging indent in google docs. Please Share this article with those who want to learn the use of google docs.

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