How to justify a text. If at the office you have already been asked to write a document on your PC. And now he is in the most total panic because they have asked him to do a justified job and he does not even know what they mean, we tell him what to do.

I understand your discomfort, but you don't have to worry. In fact, with today's guide, I'll show you how to justify a text with leading word processing programs and more. I already anticipate that to perform this operation you do not have to do anything more than press the corresponding button integrated in the software in use. Or, if available, use shortcuts from keyboard convenient that will greatly speed up your work.

So are you ready to get started? Yes? Very good! Make yourself comfortable, take the time to focus on reading the following paragraphs, and most importantly, implement the "tips" that I will give you. There is nothing left for me to do but wish you a good read and, above all, good job!

How to justify a text with Word

If you want to discover how to justify a text with Word, the famous word processing software developed by Microsoft, read on. Here's how to act as both a desktop and mobile PC.

For this tutorial I used Office 2016 that, at the time of write, is the latest version of the Microsoft suite. But the instructions are also valid for older versions of the software, from 2007 onwards (practically all those with the tabbed interface).

Justify text from PC

If you have to work from personal computer, know that you can justify the text of a Word document using the appropriate button, which is found in the toolbar of the well-known word processor, or using some key combinations.

Then open the file you want to modify in Word, select the text to justify (to do this, just hover the mouse cursor over a point in the document, hold down the left mouse button, drag it to the desired point and release it or use the combinations keyboard presets). Click on the tab home  located at the top and press the button Justify text (to be clear, the one representing the four horizontal lines justified ).

Keyboard shortcuts

If you prefer to use keyboard shortcuts, do the following: After selecting the part of the text to justify, press the key combination Ctrl + F (on Windows) or cmd + j (on macOS) and you're done. The selected text, like "magic", will be justified.

If you click the button Justify text or simultaneously press the keys Ctrl + F (on Windows) or cmd + j (on macOS) Before you start typing, the text you type will be automatically justified and the formatting will apply even if you go back and start typing another paragraph in the document.

I also remind you that the same mechanism you just saw works very well with the other programs in the Office suite where you can create documents or insert text boxes in more complex projects.

Smartphones and tablets

If you want to justify a Word document in mobile phone y tablet, first install the official Word application on your mobile device Android, iOS o Windows 10 which, as you may already know, can be used for free on all devices of size 10.1 ″ or less (for larger devices, you need to subscribe to the service instead Office 365, from 7 euros a month).

Now, start the Word application, log in to your Microsoft account and choose if you want to create a new document by pressing the button new. Or if you modify an existing one, pressing the button open. Once this choice is made, proceed as follows.

  • From the smart phone - select the text to justify. Click on home, located in the lower left corner. Scroll through the proposed menu and press the button Justify text (the icon that represents the four horizontal lines ).

 

  • From the tablet - select the text to justify, touch the house located at the top. Press the symbol  the four horizontal lines located in the upper right. Tap the item justify and ready

How to justify an online text

Do you want to justify a Word document online? From Word online, the web application of the famous word processor works similarly to the desktop one. You can follow the steps I gave you in the previous chapter to justify a text using the appropriate button Justify text, and key combinations Ctrl + F (on Windows) or cmd + j (in macOS)

However, I remind you that if you want to act on a previously created Word file, you must first load it in one drive linux, service cloud storage from Microsoft. To continue, connected to the OneDrive home page, press the button Go to my OneDrive (if required). Log in to your Microsoft account and drag the document in question to the browser window to load it. Then press the word file icon and it will automatically open in Word Online. You can justify the text by following the instructions I gave you a few moments ago.

How to justify a text with pages.

You recently entered the Apple ecosystem and are using it pages, the 'standard' word processing application built into Mac, iPhone y iPads. So let me explain how to justify the text by acting on the various platforms of the Cupertino giant.

From the PC

To justify a text on pages of Mac, you can use the appropriate button in the «Formatting» menu and press a simple combination of keys: we discovered together how to use both solutions.

To get started, open the Pages document where the text you want to act is present, select the text to justify (to do this, just hover over a place in the document, hold down the left mouse button.

Drag it to the desired point and drop it, or you can use combinations shift + directional arrow to select the text letter by letter or Shift + option + directional arrow to select whole words. Click the button Formatting (the brush symbol located in the upper right) If you have closed the menu of the same name, find the section alignment and press the button Justify the text (the one that represents the five horizontal lines ). Alternatively, you can open the menu format and click on the items Text> Justify.

If you prefer to justify the text using the keyboard shortcuts, after selecting the part of the document that you want to format, press the keys at the same time Cmd + Option + |.

If you click the button Justify the text or simultaneously press the keys Cmd + Option + | Before you start writing, the text you type will be automatically justified and the format will be applied to the entire document. Comfortable, right?

I remind you that the procedures I just showed also apply to the other programs in the iWork suite ( numbers y fundamental ). The only thing you should pay attention to is that when you open the menu Formatting you have to press the card text (if necessary) to display the button Justify the text : that's it.

Smartphones and tablets

To justify a text on iPhone and iPad pages, all you have to do is start the application, open the document you want to act on, select the text you want to format, press the icon of the brush tool located in the upper right corner. And press the button Justify the text (the symbol of the five horizontal lines ). Simpler than that?

How to justify a text with LibreOffice Writer

As a lover of the open source world as you are, you usually use the suite's applications LibreOffice to create your documents and would you like to know how to justify the text in them? Give me a few seconds of time and I'll show you.

To get started, open the document you want edit LibreOffice Writer (or with any other application integrated in LibreOffice). Select the text to justify (to do this, simply place the cursor in a place in the document. Hold down the left mouse button, drag it to the desired point and release it, or use the combinations Ctrl + directional arrow / Ctrl + Shift + directional arrow on Windows or cmd + directional arrow / cmd + options + directional arrow on macOS). Press the button justified which is at the top right. Alternatively, you can open the menu format and click on the items Align> Justified.

LibreOffice also allows text to be justified using key combinations: in this case, after selecting the text you want to format, you must simultaneously press the keys. Ctrl + J (on Windows) or cmd + j (on macOS).

If you click the button Justify the text or simultaneously press the keys Ctrl + J (on Windows) or cmd + j (on macOS) before you start writing, the formatting will automatically be applied to the entire document.

I remind you that the procedures I just showed apply not only to Writer, but also to all other programs in the LibreOffice suite ( Calc, Impress, Etc.).

How to justify an HTML text

to wish center an HTML text but do not remember the labels to use? Don't worry, I will refresh your memory. All you have to do is enclose the text you want to justify between the labels.

(what does it mean section ) and add the attribute to the latter align = "justify" which specifies the alignment to organize the text, in this case justified.

Then open yours favorite HTML editor and write the following code

Text to justify

.

If you want you can do the same with the tag

which, as you may already know, differs from the one I told you about earlier due to the simple fact that it does not create paragraphs and can be used to "contain" text, but also images, tables, and more.

In this case, you need to write the following code in your HTML editor

Text to justify

.

It was simple, wasn't it?

How to justify a text with Photoshop

Do you need to justify a text in a project Photoshop ? I do not see what the problem is. First open the project in question, select the tool Horizontal text from the sidebar on the left (the icon of T ) and click on the image where you want to insert the text.

Then choose the source and text size selecting the options present in the drop-down menus located at the top and entering the sentence you want to add or paste (if you have previously copied it). To justify the text, then open the menu text and click on the items Panels> Paragraph Panel. Now select the text you want to justify, press the button Justify everything (the one who has six horizontal lines ) and ready.