Line and Paragraph Spacing

Line spacing in Word 2016 can help improve readability. In Word paragraph spacing can make documents look cleaner too.


  1. Open our practice document.
  2. Select the the date and the address block. This starts with April 13, 2016, and ends with Trenton, NJ 08601.
  3. Change the spacing before the paragraph to 12 pt and the spacing after the paragraph to 30 pt.
  4. Select the body of the letter. This starts with I am exceedingly and ends with your consideration.
  5. Change the line spacing to 1.15.
  6. When you're finished, your page should look like this:
    Line Spacing Challenge