Friday, October 03, 2014

Tab Leaders

You can lead a tab to ...........


Setting Tab Leaders in Word

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This makes your list easier to read

  1. Select the line on which you want to create a tab

  2. Click on the Format menu and click on the Tabs menu item
    (you will see the Tabs dialog box)

  3. In the Tab Stop Position field enter the distance to the last column: 5", 6" or what ever is appropriate

  4. Then select the tab alignment; Decimal, Right, Center or Left

  5. Select the type of leader to use

  6. Click Set and then OK
Enter the name, or first entry, and then touch the Tab key. Word will automatically enter as many leading characters as required. When you can type the amount, it will be aligned on the decimal or any other alignment you might have chosen.
Here's what it looks like in Word 2007+:



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