Changing a Tab Stop
Change the location and type of tab stops using the horizontal ruler and the Text
inspector. If the horizontal ruler is hidden, click View in the toolbar and choose Show
Rulers. To learn more about adjusting your ruler preferences see “Changing Ruler
Settings” on page 96.
You can also change the decimal tab character for a document using the Text inspector.
Here are ways to change tab stops:
To move a tab stop, drag its blue tab symbol in the horizontal ruler.
To change the tab to a different type using the horizontal ruler, Control-click the tab
symbol, and choose an option from the shortcut menu. Or double-click the tab symbol
in the ruler repeatedly until the type of tab you want appears.
To change a tab stop using the Text inspector, click Inspector in the toolbar, click the
Text button, and then click Tabs.
To change the tab stop location, double-click the tab stop in the Tab Stops column
and type a new value.
To change the tab to a different type, select an Alignment option.
To change the decimal tab character for the document, type a new character in the
Decimal Tab Character field.
To change the leader line setting, choose an option from the Leader pop-up menu.
To change the default spacing between tabs, use the Default Tabs field.