How to Change the Extra Alignment Tab to \cr In [Your Software]

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Step-by-Step Instructions
  • FAQ


Many software programs allow users to set up tab alignments. This can come in handy for formatting text quickly and easily within cells or documents. When you are typing text in the software, an extra alignment tab may be automatically added using the \cr tab, which usually appears as a large arrow. This extra tab can prevent text from displaying accurately and cause formatting issues. This guide will show you how to change the extra alignment tab so that it does not interfere with your text.

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Open the [Your Software] software program.
  2. Select the ‘Options’ tab from the menu bar.
  3. From the Options tab, choose the ‘Text Options’ menu.
  4. Under ‘Text Options’, choose the ‘Alignment’ menu.
  5. Select ‘Change Alignment Options’.
  6. Locate the ‘Extra Alignment Tab’ option.
  7. Change the ‘Extra Alignment Tab’ to \cr.
  8. Select ‘OK’ to save the change and close the ‘Alignment’ menu.


Q: What is the \cr tab?
A: The \cr tab is an extra tab that is used for alignment in many software programs. It usually appears as a large arrow.

Q: Will changing the ‘Extra Alignment Tab’ affect the text in my document?
A: Changing the ‘Extra Alignment Tab’ should not affect the text in your document. It should only change the alignment of the text and should not affect the content.

Q: Can I set the ‘Extra Alignment Tab’ to any value?
A: No, the ‘Extra Alignment Tab’ can only be set to either an empty string or \cr.

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