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is an option for Cell which specifies how far in printer's points to indent the first line of each paragraph of text.
  • A new paragraph is taken to start at the beginning of a cell, and after every explicit newline character in your text.
  • Negative settings for ParagraphIndent make the first line of each paragraph stick out to the left.
Use varying amounts of indentation for the first line of a paragraph:
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