Definitions

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  • n. A hanging paragraph.
  • v. To indent negatively, bring towards the margin.

Etymologies

Modelled on indent, replacing in with its opposite, out. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Tumblr's streamlined editor lacks some of the editing tools found in other blogging services, such as buttons for paragraph indent and "outdent" and a full-screen editing option, and the relatively small text entry field doesn't encourage you to write dissertations.

    Macworld

  • Here, paragraphs are formatted with a style that produces an "outdent".

    Discussions: Message List - root

  • ยท Code commenting, auto-indent and outdent, block selection, incremental search, reflow paragraph, join lines, enter next character as raw literal, repeat next keystroke and clean line endings on "save".

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • Minor fix so you can't attempt to outdent the list title or mind map central figure.

    MacUpdate - Mac OS X

  • GFX should use the newer nsIPrefService APIs instead of nsIPref bug 194963 cannot outdent single line when line is one of mutliple lines indented together bug 246669

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  • Code commenting, auto-indent and outdent, block selection, incremental search, reflow paragraph, join lines, enter next character as raw literal, repeat next keystroke and clean line endings on "save".

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • You could indent and outdent activities in the list.

    New Linux User

  • Options are to start a new subheading, or outdent by at least 2-3 levels so the difference is clear.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • In the Evolution of Woman it has been shown that the peculiar inheritance of the two sexes, female and male, is the result of the bias given to these separate lines of development during the earliest periods of sex-differentiation; and, as this division of labor was a necessary step in the evolutionary processes, the rate of progress depended outdent-caply on the subsequent adjustment of these two primary elements or forces.

    The Daily Whim

  • (outdent) YEC and materialism (the philosophical position, not greed) are mutually exclusive.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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