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 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





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 processor terms, Word wrap