Microsoft word spacing help .....

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I am creating a new document and when i have finished typing out and end the sentence and i hit return, as you can see from the image, it jumps down one whole line, as in a complete new paragraph.

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There will have to be a way to bring it up one line so it sits, the next line down. As where i have got the arrow.

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MS Word 2008?

Top menu. Format -> Paragraph -> Spacing. Set the "after" box to 0 points.

That should do it. In order to set the line spacing and paragraph spacing for every new document that you create, you'll have to change it in the "normal template".

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Yea sorry mate is 2008 and works a treat
Thanking you :)


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Any word processor will assume a 'return' or 'enter' will mean you want to start a new paragraph - you can force a 'soft' return by using shift-return, which then does NOT start a new paragraph.

Soft return - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"In the contemporary graphical word processors Microsoft Word and OpenOffice.org, users are expected to type a carriage return (enter key) between each paragraph. Formatting settings, such as first-line indentation or spacing between paragraphs, take effect where the carriage return marks the break. A non-paragraph line break, which is a soft return, is inserted using shift-enter or via the menus, and is provided for cases when the text should start on a new line but none of the other side effects of starting a new paragraph are desired."


There's lots of other useful info in this document - well worth downloading and browsing for advice on styles/templates and other tips:-
Word:mac - Bend Word To Your Will

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