You can set the amount of space between the left and right borders of a text object and the edges of each paragraph using the Indent tab of the Type palette or the Properties bar. For text wrapped around an object, you can also use the Indents tab to set the distance between the edge of the object and the text.
Left 1 in.
Left 1 in., Right 1 in.
First line 1.5 in.,
First line 1 in.,
The Properties bar shows indent positions for one selected object at a time; therefore, you cannot use it to set indents for the preset format or for multiple selected objects.
To specify the distance between the left border of a text object and the left indent of a paragraph, enter the distance in the Left box.
To specify the distance between the right border of a text object and the right indent of a paragraph, enter the distance in the Right box.
To specify a different indent for the first line of a paragraph, enter the distance in the First Line box. Canvas X Draw measures the first line indent from the left border of the bounding box.
To specify the distance between an object and the edge of text wrapped around or inside that object, enter the number of points in the Object Wraps box.