How to indent bulletted text in Powerpoint 2007?
Thread poster: Armorel Young

Armorel Young  Identity Verified
Local time: 10:33
German to English
Oct 21, 2010

I have a small but annoying problem with Powerpoint 2007. In the original, where there are bulletted lists (with each item in a list being more than one line long), the bullet points all stand on the left while all the text next to them is slightly indented. When I overtype in the course of translating, the text (after the first line of an item) goes right over to the left, so that it is directly below the bullet point rather than indented to the right of it. I seem to have explored all the paragraph formatting options (hanging paragraphs etc.) but can't find the setting that will indent all the text beside a bullet point. Can anyone tell me what I should be doing?

 

ibz  Identity Verified
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Ruler Oct 21, 2010

Hi,

Try marking the text and using the ruler.
Hdh,
Irene


 

Armorel Young  Identity Verified
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Thanks for the suggestion ... Oct 21, 2010

...but where do I find the ruler?

 

ibz  Identity Verified
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Just above the document Oct 21, 2010

If you don't see it, choose "View" and check the appropriate box (toolbars).
Hope it works now!


 

Armorel Young  Identity Verified
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Brilliant Oct 21, 2010

Thanks, ibz - that works really well (and I would never have discovered it by myself!).

 


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