A location that you set along the horizontal ruler where you want text to align.
a formatting feature within Word that allows you to line up text to the left, right or center of a point on the horizontal axis
a marker on the ruler that tells where the text should line up
an indicator on your ruler that shows where and how your text will align
a designated point set by a user that positions the cursor in a particular spot on a page. In word processing, tab stops can be useful for setting recurring margins, paragraph indentions, and other repeated parameters in a document.
A location on the horizontal ruler that indicates how far to indent text or where to begin a column of text. dhaabbata utaalchaa View
Where the insertion point advances to and stops when you press the Tab Key, denoted by a special symbol on the ruler.
A tab stop on a typewriter is a location where the carriage movement is halted by mechanical gears. Tab stops are set manually, and pressing the tab key causes the carriage to go to the next tab stop. In text editors on a computer, the same concept is implemented simplistically with automatic, fixed tab stops.