How to Create a Hanging Indent in Google Docs [FAQ]

How to Create a Hanging Indent in Google Docs [FAQ]

A hanging indent is when the second and subsequent lines of text on a page are indented to the right, so your first line stands out as the only line hitting the margin of the page. Here’s an example of a hanging indent on a Works Cited page: See how the second line, beginning with “Journal”, is indented 0.5 to the right, compared to the line above it? That’s a hanging indent. Hanging indents are a requirement of MLA (Modern Language Association), CMS (Chicago Manual of Style), and APA (American Psychological Association) styles. Luckily, it’s easy to do. Here, we’ll show you how to create a hanging indent in a Google Doc in four simple steps. How to Create a Hanging Indent in Google Docs To create a hanging indent in Google Docs, you’ll need to first make sure your ruler is visible. Now that your ruler is visible, you’re ready to create a hanging indent. You can highlight one or multiple paragraphs. Your hanging indent is created.

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A hanging indent is when the second and subsequent lines of text on a page are indented to the right, so your first line stands out as the only line hitting the margin of the page. Typically, you’d use a hanging indent in a bibliography, Works Cited, or References page.

Here’s an example of a hanging indent on a Works Cited page:

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See how the second line, beginning with “Journal”, is indented 0.5 to the right, compared to the line above it? That’s a hanging indent.

Hanging indents are a requirement of MLA (Modern Language Association), CMS (Chicago Manual of Style), and APA (American Psychological Association) styles. Whether you’re in school or work in the academic field, it’s likely you’ll…

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