How do I create a hanging indent in Google Docs?


Follow these steps to setup a hanging indent in Google Docs:

  • Click View and make sure that Show ruler is checked.
  • Highlight the citations that require the hanging indent
  • On the ruler, look for the blue controls that set indentation
  • Slide both controls to the right 0.5 inches
  • Slide the top control (the small rectangle) back to its original setting

The gif below demonstrates these steps:

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  • Last Updated Feb 25, 2019
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  • Answered By Christopher Galluzzo

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