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ParagraphFormat.FirstLineIndent Property (Word)

Published: July 16, 2012

Returns or sets the value (in points) for a first line or hanging indent. Use a positive value to set a first-line indent, and use a negative value to set a hanging indent. Read/write Single.

expression .FirstLineIndent

expression A variable that represents a ParagraphFormat object.

This example sets a first-line indent of 1 inch for the first paragraph in the active document.

ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(1).FirstLineIndent = _ 
 InchesToPoints(1)

This example sets a hanging indent of 0.5 inch for the second paragraph in the active document. The InchesToPoints method is used to convert inches to points.

ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(2).FirstLineIndent = _ 
 InchesToPoints(-0.5)

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