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How do I left and right justify one line on my resume

Posted on 2011-09-16
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example:

Unix Administator 3, Pickleec, Lessville AK  7/2008 - 9/2009

I want "Unix" to be the whole way to the left of the page
I want "9/2009" to be on the extreme right of the page.  
I want to stetch the line between the "AK"  and  "7/2008"

Manually putting spaces in in never works in the long run  :(


thx
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Question by:TIMFOX123
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by:Haris Djulic
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use tab to separate the words...
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by:Martin Liss
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Record a macro while you are doing it manually and then edit the macro and copy/modify it to see how it's done.
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by:GrahamSkan
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I suggest that you use  the 'Justify paragraph setting.
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by:4rg
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TimFox123,
I would insert a table with one row and three columns.  Space things however you want and then remove the borders so they don't show up.
Hope that helps.
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by:aleghart
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Justify the line
At the end of the line, hit Shift-Enter.

Now, the words are spread across the entire line.

To evenly distribute the letters, highlight the text, Font > Advanced > Character Spacing (Expanded) by 3pt.

You can play with the spacing, depending on how full the line is.

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word-spacing.doc
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by:GrahamSkan
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Ensure that your text is a single paragraph by hitting 'Enter' at the end of the date text. Select the 'date' paragraph, and select 'Justifyt' from the paragraph formatting.

There are differences in the use of menus, so for full details, we would need to which version of Word you are using.
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aleghart earned 2000 total points
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Sorry, misread the original post.

Use normal spaces for everything.
Make a right-align tab at the far right of the margin.
Insert tab before "7".
Adjust character spacing to normal for the date.
Expand character spacing to ~4pts for the rest.

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word-spacing.doc
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by:PandaPants
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Perhaps I've missed something, but it seems to me that you're only asking for the dates to right-aligned and the rest to be left-aligned. If that's the case, then aleghart's suggestion is perfect up to and including "Insert tab before "7"; the other stuff isn't necessary.

To condense:

Make a right-align tab at the far right margin.
Insert tab before the start of the date.
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by:aleghart
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Sorry, I misunderstood "stretch".  Right-align tab is all you need.
I _thought_ it was a little too artsy for a tech resume.  :)
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by:TIMFOX123
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Thank you

I googled right-align tab and that worked

http://www.ehow.com/how_4887281_create-align-tab-ms-word.html
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by:TIMFOX123
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I feel bad, I did not explain that well but one person knew what I really wanted.

thx  
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by:TIMFOX123
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thank you

next time I will explain better
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