How to Insert Tabs in Word
In the word-processing program Microsoft Word, the default tab markers are set at every half inch. A tab marker works as a stopping point for the cursor when the tab key on the keyboard is pressed. The tab key is regularly used for indentations at the beginning of a paragraph, but it is also possible to customize the tab markers to fit your needs.
Open Microsoft Word.
Click "Format" at the top of the window.
Select "Tabs" from the Format menu.
Select the positioning of the tabs by changing the number in upper-right corner of the window that appears. Click "Set" after each new tab marker.
Click "OK." The tabs you entered are now set on the open document.