- Why is my Tab button indenting too far?
- How do I fix the Tab button in Word?
- How do you reset the Tab button?
- Why is tab space so big?
Why is my tab button too far indenting? To select all content in your document, press Ctrl +A. Next, select Format > Align & Indent > Indentation options. In the “Indentation options” panel, make sure the box for “Left” is zero and “Special” is either “None” or the first line is set to 0.5.
Set Tab StopsOn the Home tab, in the Paragraph group, choose Paragraph Settings.Click the Tabs button.Set the Tab stop position, choose the Alignment and Leader options, and then click Set and OK.
Press the Alt key twice, then see if the Tab key restarts to work. Press and hold the Alt key, then press the 0, 0, and 9 number keys on your keyboard, and release the keys. Press the Ctrl key twice, and try Tab to see if it works.
To adjust these indents, you can click-and-drag each marker to the right or left. If a large indent is created when pressing the Tab and adjusting the indent on the Ruler doesn’t work, adjust the Left Tab Stop in the Ruler.