.indent command (Runoff)

The .indent command indents the text following the command a specified number of spaces from the left margin.

Note: All lines following the first line are output at the left margin. Only the first line is affected by the .indent command.


.indent {-}number.spaces




number.spaces Specifies number of spaces first line of text is indented from left margin. If not specified, it defaults to 1. If the command is in the middle of an attribute, the preceding text is output and the next word begins a new paragraph that is indented a specified number of spaces.

If negative, the line begins to the left of the previously set left margin.