Margin release in Word

Question: Do you know how to margin release in Word?

Answer: I’m not sure exactly what your goal is, but if you want to extend your text appear to the left of your margin, you can select the text and go into the paragraph dialog box (slanted arrow in the paragraph category on the Home tab or Page Layout tab and click the down arrow on the Left Indent, making it a negative -  indent (such as -.5 which would mean outdented 1/2 inch)

If you want to place text to the left of the margin, like a script, you may want to use a table format.

You can also create a text box and place the text box to the left of the margin. Here are a few other suggestions for placing text outside the margin – http://wordfaqs.mvps.org/MarginalText.htm


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