Single space each entry double space between entries indent the first line of each note never reuse a number - use a new number for each reference, even if you have used that reference previously. You can quickly double space your entire document using the paragraph spacing button on the design tab click design paragraph spacing , and then choose double this overrides the settings of the style set you’re currently using. To double-space the whole document, go to design paragraph spacing, and choose double tip: to double-space only part of the document, select the paragraphs you want to change, go to home line and paragraph spacing , and choose 20. Select the text you want to double space, and then press ctrl + 2 you should press both keys at the same time, not ctrl key firstly and then 2 you should press both keys at the same time, not ctrl key firstly and then 2.
A bibliography, however, typically includes resources in addition to those cited in the text and may include annotated descriptions of the items listed in general, the list of references is double-spaced and listed alphabetically by first author's last name. All text should be double-spaced just like the rest of your essay basic rules all lines after the first line of each entry in your reference list should be indented one-half inch from the left margin this is called hanging indentation. Typically, bibliographies should be double-spaced and use normal margins (you may want to check with your instructor, since he may have a different style he wants you to follow) mla (modern language association. If you do not see the spacing you want, click on line spacing options at the bottom of the list you can also go directly to this dialogue box by clicking on the box to the right of paragraph step.
Your text should be double-spaced with the appropriate margins (1) on both the sides and at the top and bottom of your pages quotations of five lines or more are considered block quotations and should be indented and single-spaced. To double-space, press ctrl+2 this setting formats the paragraph with one blank line below each line of text to use 1-1/2-space lines, press ctrl+5 yes, this keyboard shortcut is for 15 lines not 5 lines use the 5 key in the typewriter area of the computer keyboard pressing the 5 key on the numeric keypad activates the select all command. You mention double spacing or em spacing, but you fail to mention using en spacing at the end of a sentence some feel that an en gives the visual pause without the large space gap of an em or a double space. Apa format for annotated bibliographies for an annotated bibliography, use standard apa format for the citations, then add a brief. The steps to enable double spacing in microsoft word differ slightly between versions consequently, you may need to use some intuition to adapt them for older versions to proceed, decide which situation applies to you, then follow the steps in that section.
How to do an apa reference page start your references on a new separate page references are always listed in alphabetical order, are double spaced, and have a hanging indentation indent after 1st line (one half inch) use times new roman size 12 font. 1 open the document 2 select the entire text (ctrl + a) or highlight the text or paragraph that you want to double space 3 go to format – line spacing. Click double the entire document is now double-spaced to double-space a specific area of text, highlight the text, click the line and paragraph spacing button on the home tab (4 horizontal lines with two blue arrows), then select 20.
Edit article how to double space three methods: double spacing in microsoft word double spacing in wordperfect programs double spacing in google docs community q&a whether you are writing an essay for school or a narrative report for work, you have to choose line spacing for any written work. This means that double spacing, or adding more space between each line in your document when you apply it to a piece of writing, is the same as in the previous version of the program. The double space is the act of hitting the space bar twice i unlearned the double space several years ago, but i do not know how i can unlearn the double-space and isn’t double-space a characteristic of the font if my manuscript contains double-spaces they are still single keystrokes, the typesetter shouldn’t have to explicitly remove. If you learned to type on a typewriter, you’re going to hate what i say next: do not put two spaces after a period don’t do it just use one i know i was taught to use two spaces after a period in my high school typing class too, but you know what the modern and easy-to-follow style is to put one space after a period buy now i’m.
With double-spacing, you can fit more characters on each line and still have the text be readable (by the way: the standard settings in many word processors have too many characters on each line think about this next time you write a letter or paper, and increase either the left and right margins or line spacing a bit. The text and the reference list should be double-spaced numbering starts on the title page, at the top right of the page reference list entries must have a hanging indent (to do this in microsoft word 2003, click format, then paragraph, then special, and choose hanging. Do not place the title of the page in bold letters or italics, and do not underline it the letters should be the same size and style as the rest of the document (12 point font) place a double space below the title and the first citation on the page.