Indentation and Line Spacing

Indentation and Line Spacing


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PowerPoint gives you the ability to create an indented—or subordinate—list within a list. If you are inserting content that is related to an existing bullet, an indented list can make the text and slide easier to read and more visually appealing to the audience.

To indent a list:

Cursor at Beginning of Line
Increase List Level Command
Indented List

There are multiple list levels by default in PowerPoint. Each time you click the Increase List Level command, the line is indented more.

If you press Enter while the cursor is on a line of indented text, the new bullet will appear as part of the indented list.

To decrease the indent level of a list:

Decrease Indent