1 apa formatting 6th ed nd 12/12 page 1 apa style 6th ed - formatting research papers in microsoft word 2010 font, spacing, & margins 1 pull down the font arrow located in the font group inside the home tab. If you use apa style central to write your papers, the page header and running head will be formatting automatically for you if you use microsoft word to write your papers, you will have to take a few steps to get a different first page header. Microsoft word, one with a list of useful software you can get from ntnu or for free, and one with a list of the styles used to format this document if you find errors or have suggestions to improvements, please let us know.
In microsoft word, you can automatically generate a bibliography (or other similar document requiring citations) of the sources you used to write your paper each time you add a new citation to your document, word adds that source so that it appears in the bibliography in the proper format, such as mla , apa , and chicago-style. Formatting your research paper using apa style table of contents this reference guide provides instructions for formatting your research paper with microsoft word 2007 this guide is written for users who are familiar with the basic features of word 2007 when you. One of the easiest ways to format your paper is to use the apa template below before you begin your paper this template can also be found by opening a new word document and searching the templates for apa.
Last updated 5/18/12 2 microsoft word 2010: formatting your research paper using apa style i introduction this reference guide provides instructions for formatting your research paper with microsoft word 2010. In the reference list, the format reverses: the first line starts at the margin, and subsequent lines are indented half an inch to apply these rules in microsoft word 2007 or 2010, use the paragraph dialog box. Apa-style running head and page numbers using microsoft word to format your paper (shown on page 41) and on all subsequent pages of your paper (shown on page 42) pages 229230 this is the correct way to do it (microsoft word 2007 and 2010): step 1. Creating a paper in word using the apa format means using a format designed by the american psychological association (apa) these papers are commonly written on topics of science or psychology combining the apa style with the word formatting is as simple as understanding how the two formats go together harmoniously.
Apa style paper writing a research or term paper use this apa style report template to get started, with styles formatted to match apa guidelines and sample content to show how it all goes together. Apa formatting in microsoft word apa template in microsoft word for word 2010 and word 2013 – other versions may differ 1) open a new word document 2) file tab new search for “apa” 3) double click on the “apa style report” 4) double click on a section to add text 5). Need to write an apa-style essay all you will need to get started is some basic knowledge of how to create an apa essay template in microsoft word on a pc, summer 2014 4 of 5 2 page you should now be on page three this section will hold the body of your paper formatting the references page 1 on the page layout tab, in the page. Apa style referencing microsoft word microsoft word 2010: formatting your research paper using apa style i introduction this reference guide provides instructions for formatting a paper in apa style word 2010 ar 20120221 1 formatting a paper in apa style for microsoft.
Formatting your apa-style paper in microsoft word 2013 a professor may require that you format your paper according to apa (american psychological association) guidelines. A guide to formatting your paper using microsoft word 2010 skip to main content changing the indentation search this guide search microsoft word: formatting your paper a guide to formatting your paper using microsoft word 2010 home changing fonts & spacing you are required to use hanging indents in mla works cited pages and apa. Step-by-step instructions on how to format your word document correctly for your college writing assignments using apa style includes: margins, font styles, double spacing paragraphs, page.
A guide on how to use apa style formatting with microsoft word 2010 5 insert a running head & page numbers a running head is a shortened title of your paper that will appear in all. Microsoft word 2010 formatting your research paper using apa style aug 24, 2010 provide copy the grey bar at perrla for all of check here using apa style and mla doc word 2010 numbers, citations, 2017 the paper in microsoft word of the left corner of the header for your instructor if this will help you right writing citation style is asking. Both the mla and apa style guides require 1-inch margins on the top, bottom and both sides of the page in most cases, when you open microsoft word, the margins will already be set to 1-inch. Citations and bibliography: apa 6th edition style a) when creating an in-text citation using word 2010 set to apa 6th edition , the in-text citation does not appear in double quotation marks (if it is the title of an article/web page/anything except an authors name.
This section explains how to format long quotations in your paper using ms-word 2010 a quotation is considered long if it takes up four or more lines on your paper. Microsoft word 2010: formatting your research paper using apa style table of contents this reference guide provides instructions for formatting your research paper with microsoft word 2010 this apa style formatting for more detailed guidelines, see the latest edition of the apa’s publication manual . Formatting the page step move your cursor to the end of your apa research paper and insert a page break do this by selecting the insert tab followed by the page break option.