Set or clear tab stops

Indents and tab stops help you align your text on a slide. For numbered and bulleted lists, preset indents exist for five levels of bullets or numbers and body text. When you type paragraphs without using bullets or numbers, an initial indent and default tab stops help you to indent your text. You can change and add indent and tab-stop positions.

Indents and tab stops appear on the horizontal ruler. When you click a new slide, and then either click the text area in a placeholder or click a text box, the default indents and tab stops appear.

  1. On the View tab, in the Show/Hide group, select the Ruler check box.

  2. On the slide, click inside a text placeholder.

    The indent and tab stop positions appear on the horizontal ruler.


    • For details about the uses for each indent and tab setting, see Tabs.

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