Alignment

Updated: 04/01/2018 by Computer Hope

text alignmentAlign or alignment is a term used to describe how text is placed on the screen in relation to the margins. For example, left-aligned text creates a straight line of text on the left-hand side of the page (like this paragraph). Text can be aligned along the edge of a page, cell, div, table, or another visible or non-visible line. Below are some different examples of aligned text.

Examples of alignment

Left-aligned

Tab-aligned

Center-aligned

Right-aligned

How many alignments are in Microsoft Word?

In Microsoft Word and most word processors there are four alignments for text: left, center, right, and justified.

Center, Flush left, Flush right, Horizontal, Margin, Ragged, Ruler, Tab stop, Typography terms, Vertical, Word wrap, Word processor terms