MacMost Now 924: Paragraph and Line Spacing In Pages

There are many ways to separate lines and paragraphs in Pages. Having proper spacing can make your documents easier to read. You need to tailor your spacing to your content and audience.

Comments: 5 Responses to “MacMost Now 924: Paragraph and Line Spacing In Pages”

    Kurt Hanson
    6 years ago

    The first letter of the first paragraph to chapters of a tome. I’ve tried to enlarge this first letter by four to ten points to make an impression, only to find that doing so increases the subsequent line space to the second, next line of this initial paragraph. With Word software this second line space can be reduced to conform to the spacing of the rest of the

      Kurt Hanson
      6 years ago

      … but Pages has no workaround.

        6 years ago

        What you are talking about is a “drop cap.” The best way to do this in Pages is to simply create a separate text box, put just the large letter in it, set the wrapping so the rest of the text wraps around it, and then place it at the start of the paragraph.

    Michael Cogan
    6 years ago

    Gary, can you please tell me how to apply paragraph spacing in iOS 7? There does not appear to be an option for this that I can see.

      6 years ago

      Pages for iOS does not have a paragraph spacing function.

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