Paragraph Formats

Word Processing

Block Style

All of the lines are aligned to the left. In a block letter:

  • None of the lines are indented
  • and usually, for are for formatting business letters and memos


In an Indented style format, the first Line of the paragraph is indented, like how you would usually do it. Indented format is usually used for formatting reports. You can also use the Tab key to indent

Hanging Indent

In a Hanging Indent, all of the lines of text are indented except the first line. The first line is left aligned, and the res of the lines are indented. This type of format is usually used for citing bibliography sources.
Created by Amelia Martin