Margins allow text one letter wide

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Thu Apr 25, 2013 2:20 am Post

What did I do? And -- what can I undo? Suddenly a chapter turned into a "list" of single letters down the left side. My chapter, if one wanted to read "down" and not across. I couldn't "undo" -- so would like to fix and then to avoid. (I couldn't figure out search terms that described this problem.)
Thanks!
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Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:47 am Post

It sounds as though you have adjusted the right indent somehow. Show the ruler in your editor (Cmd-R or Format > Show Ruler) and find the right indent downwards-pointing arrow:

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In your editor, it will most likely be somewhere over on the left. Drag it all the way to the right.

Hope that helps.

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Keith
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Thu Apr 25, 2013 1:44 pm Post

Keith,

Thanks for the suggestion. The ruler marks are where they need to be, so I must have clicked on something else.

It happened when I was selecting a new font and size (to use for a heading). I had done this on five previous sections, and, in those instances, it happened as one would expect.

Any other thoughts? If not, I believe there's a way to go to a previous version that would have been automatically saved. Yes? I'd rather do that than retype the whole file. Mostly -- I'd rather not accidentally do it again. :?

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Fri Apr 26, 2013 7:20 pm Post

Could you please post a screenshot (with the ruler visible)?

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Keith
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