Change the default line spacing

  1. On the Home tab, select Line and Paragraph Spacing, and then choose Line Spacing Options.

    Options to change line spacing in Word
  2. In the Paragraph dialog box under Spacing, choose an option in the Line spacing box.

    Line spacing options int he Paragraph dialog box
  3. Adjust the Before and After settings if you want to change spacing between paragraphs.

  4. Click Set as Default.

  5. In the dialog box, choose All documents based on the Normal template, and click OK.

You can change the line spacing, but the next time you create a new document, Word for the web reverts back to 1.15 line spacing.

See Also

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