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Creating First Line and Hanging Indents

An indentation or indent is an empty space at the beginning of a line of written or printed text. There are several types of indents that can be used in the Word document:

How to do anything with paragraph format with keyboard

No matter what you are writing, a fictional book, a story for kids, a user manual, or a technical report, jumping between the text and ribbon buttons for formatting distracts from the work. Shortcut Keys or Hotkeys for changing the paragraph alignment, style, etc. without mouse movements come to rescue.

How to insert alpha, beta, gamma, delta and other Greek symbols in Word

There are four quick methods to enter alpha, beta, gamma, delta, and other Greek letters into the Word document: switch to Symbol font and press the corresponding letter on the keyboard; insert an equation and use Latex-like macros; add AutoCorrect rules; assign a shortcut to alpha, beta, gamma, delta or another symbol for quick typing.

How to insert lambda, sigma, theta and other Greek symbols in Word

There are four quick methods to enter lambda, sigma, theta, and other Greek letters into the Word document: switch to Symbol font and press the corresponding letter on the keyboard; insert an equation and use Latex-like macros; add AutoCorrect rules; assign a shortcut to lambda, sigma, theta or another symbol for quick typing.

How to insert micro sign or mu symbol in Word

μ letter is very popular in different domains of science. E.g., μ symbol designates a population mean in statistics, coefficient of friction or magnetic permeability in physics, and micron or micrometer in measurement. There are several ways to quickly insert any Latin or Greek letter into a Word document. In this tip were proposed some of the most useful techniques for micro sign or mu letter.

How to add keyboard shortcuts for styles

There are several useful shortcuts that can help to change the style settings of a paragraph without the mouse. But you can add other shortcuts for your own style or any existing style in Word for Microsoft 365.

How to quickly insert Script symbols in Word equations

In mathematics often is used a script Latin alphabet. This tip is about quick way how to paste letters in Script in your Microsoft Word document.

How to quickly insert Fraktur symbols in Word equations

Individual Fraktur letters are sometimes used in mathematics. This tip is about quick way how to paste letters in Fraktur in your document Microsoft Word.

How to quickly insert Double strike or Blackboard bold symbols in Word equations

Double strike or Blackboard bold is a typeface style that is often used for certain symbols in mathematical texts, in which certain lines of the symbol (usually vertical or near-vertical lines) are doubled. The symbols usually denote number sets (see some of usual symbols below).

Displaying Word Count Statistics

Sometimes you need to see a word count statistics without obtaining readability information. For example, you have a limit on how many words a document can be for a particular assignment. Usually, journals, magazines, and newspapers restrict the size of the article.