Definitions

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  • verb To remove the indentation; to move a block of text closer to the left margin.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ indent; Originated in the 1980s when computers made it trivial for anyone to move text around on a page.

Examples

  • Just hit the Enter key to move onto the next task, Backspace to go back up a line, Tab to indent a task and Shift+Tab to unindent.

    Gmail Tasks Keeps It (Too) Simple | Lifehacker Australia

  • I whip out Crisp, and run a macro to search and destroy all page-breaks and page-numbers and blank lines between, and then another to put line breaks between paragraphs and unindent them.

    The Project Gutenberg FAQ 2002

  • LarryFarma 15: 06, 29 June 2008 (EDT) (unindent) Rather than dispute this with you YET AGAIN, can we wait until you respond to criticisms of your position on other websites first?

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • LarryFarma 15: 06, 29 June 2008 (EDT) (unindent) Rather than dispute this with you YET AGAIN, can we wait until you respond to criticisms of your position on other websites first?

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • LarryFarma 15: 06, 29 June 2008 (EDT) (unindent) Rather than dispute this with you YET AGAIN, can we wait until you respond to criticisms of your position on other websites first?

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • LarryFarma 15: 06, 29 June 2008 (EDT) (unindent) Rather than dispute this with you YET AGAIN, can we wait until you respond to criticisms of your position on other websites first?

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • LarryFarma 15: 06, 29 June 2008 (EDT) (unindent) Rather than dispute this with you YET AGAIN, can we wait until you respond to criticisms of your position on other websites first?

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • LarryFarma 15: 06, 29 June 2008 (EDT) (unindent) Rather than dispute this with you YET AGAIN, can we wait until you respond to criticisms of your position on other websites first?

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • [[User: DanielPulido | DanielPulido]] 07: 15, 7 August 2009 (EDT) (unindent) Questions are neither good nor bad: it depends on your purpose, motivation and direction?

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • LarryFarma 15: 06, 29 June 2008 (EDT) (unindent) Rather than dispute this with you YET AGAIN, can we wait until you respond to criticisms of your position on other websites first?

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

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