Paragraph formatting

Paragraph formatting describes text attributes which are applied at a paragraph level.

Paragraph formatting includes attributes such as:

This type of formatting can be applied to artistic text, but is more appropriate for frame text.

With your text (or text object) selected, paragraph formatting settings are available from the context toolbar, the Text menu, and the Paragraph panel.

The positions of paragraph formatting attributes are displayed on the text ruler, which can be activated via the View menu.

A frame text ruler can be displayed directly above any active text frame to visually set paragraph indents and tab stops.

To access the Paragraph panel:

Do one of the following:

Show Ruler To activate the text ruler:

Do one of the following:

Once activated the text ruler will display on any text frame you subsequently select.