More information about using our word processing programs the way they were designed rather than the way our typewriters used to work.

LibroEditing proofreading, editing, transcription, localisation

As promised in my original post, I’m going to write some quick guides to things you do when you’re writing documents which you think are a short cut but actually cause more trouble than they’re worth.

The idea of this series isn’t to criticise people, just to show you how to do things in a more formal way which will actually make things easier for you in the long run, particularly when you’re dealing with longer or more complicated documents.

Today we’re going to talk about using Tabs. Tabs seem to be something of a mystery, but there are easy ways to use both the tab button and tabs set in the top margin which will tidy up your document, make it easier to enter neat text in lovely columns, and reduce tension when you’re trying to line everything up.

Please note: these examples can look rather wide…

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  1. Liz at Libro
    Apr 09, 2012 @ 05:34:41

    Thanks for reblogging some of my posts and hope they are useful to your readers!

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