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Windows 7: Spaces in document 99--100

17 Oct 2013   #1
trendy

Summary Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 CPU AMD Athlon II X2 250 23 C
 
 
Spaces in document 99--100

Can somebody help me out here Please,How do I solve the space between the double numbers & the 100 and the text in a word document.
as per image.
Windows 7 and office 2010.
Many Thanks.





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17 Oct 2013   #2
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Check to see whether you have a tab setting that is spacing these items. You can also try changing your paragraph indent on the scale at the top to see if that helps.
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17 Oct 2013   #3
GEWB

Linux (Mint is primary) / XP, Win7 Home / Win7 Pro, Ultimate / Win8.1 / Win10 archived VM
 
 

To re-phrase Ranger4:

The cause is the first tab space that separates the ordered list (numbers and period) from the list entry (your typed text of the numbered list entry). Once you reached 100 (plus the period) the first character of the text line would begin over the last zero in 100 so the text begins one additional tab space to the right.

The solution is simple: increase the spacing of the first tab in the list then all of your items will magically line up!

If you aren't sure how to do this, let me know in this thread and I'll take some screen shots.

Regards,
GEWB
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18 Oct 2013   #4
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Thanks GEWB for making my solution a lot simpler & more helpful for the OP.
Regards,
Ranger4
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18 Oct 2013   #5
trendy

Summary Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1 CPU AMD Athlon II X2 250 23 C
 
 

GEWB.
Thanks for that info.
Would it be possible for you to explain the solution a little further for me PLEASE screen shots would be very good.

Thanks
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18 Oct 2013   #6
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

@trendy,

Please select Show/Hide Paragraph marks...

Then post a screenshot of the same problem area of your document.


Spaces in document 99--100-word0.png


Spaces in document 99--100-word1.png


Spaces in document 99--100-word2.png


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