Make sure the Google Docs ruler is visible.
First Line Indent and Left Indent
On the ruler, there is a light blue rectangle at the left margin, which represents the location of the First Line Indent. Beneath the light blue rectangle is a light blue inverted triangle, which represents the location of the Left Indent.
Create the Hanging Indent
Finally: Drag the First Line Indent marker (light blue rectangle) back to the left margin. It will move independently, and your hanging indent will be created.
Instructions by Jeff Herb at Instructional Tech Talk
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