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COMP 1010 Lecture 13: Lecture 13

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Computer Science
COMP 1010
James E.Young

o982 Text flows and breaks When you start typing text into a word processor, it is inserted into the flow of the document Automatically formatted to fit the dimensions of the page. Word typing is too long to fit on the line, will word wrap onto the next line Any formatting that is automatically done by the word processor should be automatically done by the word processor to make your document look and work as good as possible. The position on the page where the line begins and ends Controlled by two measurements: the margins and the indentation Left and right margins are the edges of page where nothing can be printed Left and right indent: narrow or widen a particular paragraph without adjusting text on the rest of the page. Special firstline indent: only affects the first line of the paragraph . Hit the right indent, and your text wraps to the next line The word processor inserts a soft line break into the document to mark the end of the line Soft breaks: are automatically inserted by the software they are different from hard breaks: entered into the document by hitting keys Insert a hard break: it will always be there, unless you delete it yourself. Hitting the ENTER key on the keyboard gives you a special kind of hard break known as a paragraph break: Its purpose is not to start a new paragraph easiest ways to leave blank space in your document will be to hit Enter an extra time, or an extra few times If you want to start a new line without creating a new paragraph use a hard line break You can use the ShiftEnter key combination to insert a hard line break. It shows up as a bent arrow when Show is turned on:
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