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I'm trying to change the line spacing in a list style in Word 2013. Specifically, I'd like the line spacing to be 1.0 for all lines that are either the same list level as the line above or a sub-bullet of the previous line.

For all lines that are at a higher level than the previous line, I would like the line spacing to be 1.5.

Is this possible? If so, how?

here's an example:

http://i.stack.imgur.com/a1yy0.png

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You can do this by modifying a style
Ribbon > Home tab > Styles group > right click on a style and select "Modify..."
make further adjustment by clicking on Format > Paragraph > Indents and Spacing > Spacing

screenshot:

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  • Using this method I can change the spacing of all lines to one uniform width, but can I make different lines automatically have different spacing depending on their indent level relative to the line above? – filups21 Sep 4 '15 at 3:25
  • I think its possible (much easier in powerpoint though). you can also try to create the list the way you want it first, then select the list, go to Ribbon > Home tab > Styles group > right click on a style and select "Update..". try using this updated style to a new list to see if it works. – xypha Sep 21 '15 at 11:40
  • xypha - it may be possible to do it by updating a style, but I haven't figure out how. I've tried and it never seems to work. – filups21 Sep 25 '15 at 13:02

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