Paragraph formatting

This is about block style ,hanging indent and indented

Block style

  • all the lines in the text are aligned with the left margin
  • none of these lines are indented
  • these are whiched use when writing business letters and memos


  • this is when the first line of a paragraph is indented
  • you can use the tab key to indent the paragraphs
  • these are commonly used when writing or formatting reports

Hanging Indent

  • this is when all the lines are indented except for the first line of the text
  • the first line is flushed to the left margin and each addtional line is indented
  • this is used when citing bibliography sources