Tabs

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PowerPoint

Word

PowerPoint

Tab stop position      Type the position on the ruler where you want to create a new tab stop, or select an existing tab stop from the list to modify its properties.

Default tab stops      Specifies amount of spacing that is applied each time you press the TAB key.

Tab stops to be cleared      Displays tab stops that have been marked for deletion from the Tab stop position list. Cleared tabs are deleted from the list when you click OK.

Alignment

Left      Sets a left start position of text that will then run to the right as you type.

Center      Sets the position of the middle of the text. The text centers on this position as you type.

Right      Sets a right start position of text that will then run to the left as you type.

Decimal      Aligns numbers around a decimal point. Independent of the number of digits, the decimal point will be in the same position. (You can align numbers around a decimal character only; you cannot use the decimal tab to align numbers around a different character, such as a hyphen or an ampersand symbol.)

Set      Creates a new tab or updates a previously set tab stop position with the options you specified.

Clear      Marks a selected tab stop position for deletion. Cleared tabs are deleted from the list when you click OK.

Clear All      Marks all stored tab stop positions for deletion. Cleared tabs are deleted from the list when you click OK.

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Word

Tab stop position      Type the position on the ruler where you want to create a new tab stop, or select an existing tab stop from the list to modify its properties.

Default tab stops      Specifies amount of spacing that is applied each time you press the TAB key.

Tab stops to be cleared      Displays tab stops that have been marked for deletion from the Tab stop position list. Cleared tabs are deleted from the list when you click OK.

Alignment

Left      Sets a left start position of text that will then run to the right as you type.

Center      Sets the position of the middle of the text. The text centers on this position as you type.

Right      Sets a right start position of text that will then run to the left as you type.

Decimal      Aligns numbers around a decimal point. Independent of the number of digits, the decimal point will be in the same position. (You can align numbers around a decimal character only; you cannot use the decimal tab to align numbers around a different character, such as a hyphen or an ampersand symbol.)

Bar      Inserts a vertical bar at the tab position. Not used for positioning text.

Leader

1     Omits any lead characters to be added in front of the tab stop.

2      Specifies for a tightly dotted line to be added in front of the tab stop.

3      Specifies for a line of dashes to be added in front of the tab stop.

4      Specifies for a solid line to be added in front of the tab stop.

5      Specifies for a loosely dotted line to be added in front of the tab stop.

Set      Creates a new tab or updates a previously set tab stop position with the options you specified.

Clear      Marks a selected tab stop position for deletion. Cleared tabs are deleted from the list when you click OK.

Clear All      Marks all stored tab stop positions for deletion. Cleared tabs are deleted from the list when you click OK.

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