hanging indentation


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hanging indentation

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a style of text-setting in which the first line of a paragraph is set to the full measure and subsequent lines are indented at the left-hand side
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I have aligned the names of the speaker on the left-hand margin rather than in the center, and the subsequent speech is presented in a hanging indentation.
Additionally, we rated the works cited on a 0/1/2 scale for the following formatting issues: title, alphabetizing, double spacing, and hanging indentation. Student work received a 0 if they did not complete this aspect correctly, a 1 if they inconsistently demonstrated mastery, and a 2 if they consistently applied this criteria.
These functions include underlining, boldfacing, and italicizing; double spacing and centering; changing margins; seeing the entire page; checking spelling; printing out a picture of the screen; creating new pages, numbering pages, and inserting headers and footers; changing font size and type; and creating hanging indentation.