Indents and Line Spacing

When using PowerPoint line spacing is critical. Use the PowerPoint indent and line spacing functions to ensure a professional look.


  1. Open our practice presentation.
  2. On the last slide, select the entire bulleted list and change the line spacing options to 12 pt before and 0 pt after.
  3. Indent the second bullet to make it a subtopic under the first bullet.
  4. Show the Ruler if it's not already visible.
  5. For each subtopic, select it and drag the left indent marker to 1 inch (or 2.5 cm). Note: These are the bullets that do not begin with times.
  6. When you're finished, your slide should look something like this:
    Indents and Spacing Challenge