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Old 11-13-2010, 03:58 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Oldpilot View Post
I reckon I should get rid of margin-left: 22px; but how do I transform the normal indentation to a hanging indent? By changing text-indent: 1.5em to text-indent: -22px; ?
Yes, hanging indent is obtained with:

margin-left: x+y
text-indent: -x

where x is the amount you want it to "hang", and y is the additional left margin you want, if any. In your case x=22px, y=0.

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While on the subject of CSS, if I want a paragraph to be ragged right, would I change text-align: justify; to text-align: left; ?
Exactly
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