ParagraphFormat.CharacterUnitFirstLineIndent Property (Word)

Office 2013 and later

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Returns or sets the value (in characters) 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 .CharacterUnitFirstLineIndent

expression Required. A variable that represents a ParagraphFormat object.

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

ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(1) _ 
 .CharacterUnitFirstLineIndent = 1

This example sets a hanging indent of 1.5 characters for the second paragraph in the active document.

ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(2) _ 
 .CharacterUnitFirstLineIndent = -1.5