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MS Word hanging indents

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Okay, I'm hoping someone can help me with this. I figured out how set it so a paragraph will indent at my first tab stop. How do I set up the formatting so that it will automatically indent the paragraph to whatever tab stop I direct the paragraph until I hit the return? For example:

1. Assume this is a tab stop and I want the entire paragraph indented under the A in Assume. That I can do by going to Format, Paragraph, Indentation.

Now let's say I want the number 1. tabbed to the first tab stop, then I want the paragraph to indent to the second tab stop. How do I set it up so it will do that? I hope you follow what I mean. What I want it to do is when I tab, align all text to that tab until I hit a return at which time it should go back out to the left margin.

This is easy in WordPerfect. You just hit an F7 key and the text stays there until you hit return. There must be an easy way to do this in Word too.

Can anyone help? This just makes me crazy, and I'm sure it's probably something simple.
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in microsoft word...in the help option type in hanging indent..
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