Need to Justify Word Text or Images?
In Microsoft Word, justifying text or images means aligning the text to both the left and right margins, creating a straight line on both sides.
You can justify to the left, to the right or to both sides.
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This is How to justify text in Microsoft Word (Typographic alignment)
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Fast Reference Steps – Quick Summary
- Open Styles Box
- Select the Text
- Use the Ribbon
- Click on the Justify Button
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Step 1: Open Styles Box
Step 2: Select the Text
- Highlight the text you want to justify.
Step 3: Use the Ribbon
- Go to the “Home” tab on the ribbon.
Step 4: Click on the Justify Button
- Look for the alignment options in the Paragraph group.
- There are four alignment buttons: Justify Left, Justify Center, Justify Right, and Justify both sides.
- Click on the “Justify” button (icon typically looks like lines on both sides).
You can also use the keyboard shortcut: Ctrl + J (Windows) or Command + J (Mac).
Your selected text should now be justified, with even spacing on both the left and right margins. Keep in mind that justified text can sometimes result in uneven word spacing, which might not look aesthetically pleasing.
If you encounter this issue, you may need to manually adjust the spacing or consider using other alignment options.