A Hanging indent, also knowns as a second line indent, sets off the first line of a paragraph by positioning it at the margin, and then indenting each subsequent line of the paragraph. This is usually used in formatting right for references, works cited and bibliographies.
Hanging Indents Using Paragraph Options
1. Select the paragraph where you want to add a hanging indent.
2. Go to Format > Paragraph.
3. Under Special, select Hanging.
4. Select OK.
Hanging Indents using Keyboard shortcuts
1.Select the line you want indented and then holding down the CTRL + T buttons at the same time (Windows)
2. Select the line you want indented and then holding down the Command T buttons at the same time (Mac)