Definitions

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  • v. 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

  • [[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]

  • · Configurable tool support (Run compiler, etc.) · Function list shows functions in active file (with 6 function strings per language) · Reformatting of existing code to indent/unindent based on language

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • DannyRedful 15: 57, 13 June 2008 (EDT) (unindent) In all seriousness, ASchlafly, is there a context in which it would be appropriate to tell a student that topic "X" is controversial?

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • RaymondP 21: 34, 15 May 2010 (EDT) (unindent) Ok, let's summarize.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • AndrasK 10: 58, 13 September 2008 (EDT) (unindent)

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • [[User: Order | Order]] 20: 06, 4 February 2008 (EST) (unindent) "'' I told you right in the beginning that Galileo accompanied his finding with an alternative less literal interpretation of the bible ''": Perhaps you did, but that's not quite the same thing as "'' Galileo tried to console his findings with the bible ''".

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • IndentationError: unindent does not match any outer indentation level

    Planet MYOSS

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