ADVANCE [switches]

Offsets the starting point of any text that follows this field to the right or left, up or down, or to a specific horizontal or vertical position.


switches 
\dIndicates to move text down by a given number of points.
\lIndicates to move text to the left by a given number of points.
\rIndicates to move text to the right by a given number of points.
\uIndicates to move text up by a given number of points.
\xIndicates to move text to a given horizontal distance from the left edge of the column, frame, or text box.
\yIndicates to move the entire line to a given vertical position relative to the current line position.

Remarks

* Try to avoid using this field and use tabs instead. These can be inserted by pressing (Format > Tabs)
* Before you use this field, try to adjust the text placement using the (Format > Font), (Format > Paragraph) or (Format > Tabs) dialog boxes.
* Using the "\l" switch may result in some text overlapping ?
* The switches used by this field can cause text to overlap.
* Text will not print if this field moves text to the previous or next page or beyond the print margins of the current page.
* The "\y" switch is ignored if you specify a location outside the page margins.
* The "\y" switch is ignored if you use the switch in tables, text boxes, footnotes, endnotes, annotations, headers, or footers.
* For the Microsoft documentation refer to support.office.com

Examples

{ ADVANCE \d 2 } moves the text down by 2 points.
{ ADVANCE \l 3 } moves the text left by 3 points.
{ ADVANCE \r 3 } moves the text right by 3 points.
{ ADVANCE \u 2 } moves the text up by 2 points.
{ ADVANCE \x 4 } starts text 4 points from the left edge.

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