Removing spaces at start of line




Is there a way to remove spaces at the beginning of lines in a Word 2007
doc? I don't want to remove the spaces between the words, just at the
beginning of each line.


Greg Maxey

Select the text. Set justification to centered and then set justification
back to left.

Doug Robbins - Word MVP

If you have spaces at the beginning of a line, it probably means that each
line is terminated with an end of paragraph mark, which will appear as ¶ if
you click on the Show/Hide ¶ button, or press Ctrl+Shift+8. The first word
in each line will be preceded by a dot or a series of dots if the space is
caused by the space bar having been used.

If that is the case, you can use Edit>Replace and, after clicking on the
More button, check the Use wildcards box and then in the Find what control,

^13[ ]{1,}

and in the Replace with control, enter


Hope this helps.

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