Formatting paragraphs and quotes

This user guide can be used to format paragraphs and quotes in the Preliminaries, Body and Addenda

 

1. Click Styles on the Dashboard

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2. A new window opens up

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3. Select the Style you would like to edit by clicking on the title

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4. A new window opens up and shows several Style tabs. Click on the Body (Preliminaries or Addenda) tab

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5. A new window opens up showing all the sections collapsed

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6. Open the Paragraphs & Quotes section

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7. The formatting procedure is the same for paragraphs and quotes

8. To create a template for a paragraph, click on the Paragraph object and a format menu will appear

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9. Use the formatting tools in the side menu to format the text (e.g., font, size, line spacing, bold, italics, underline and alignment, indentation)

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10. The indentation choices are as follows:

  • Block, keeps all lines of text together
  • First line: this only indents the first line of text
  • Hanging: this indents the second and further lines of text

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11. To save your changes, click the Save Changes button on the top. Note that you cannot save changes to a Public Style. To do that you will need to click Save as new style and give it your different name

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Tips

  1. To preview your formatted paragraphs, export your project using the Style you have just changed or saved
  2. To change the Style you are using for a specific project, return to the Dashboard and edit the Project Settings

 

See Also

  • Adding a writing object
  • Formatting headings
  • Formatting lists
  • Formatting images
  • Video Guide

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