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You'll need to use a hanging indent for block quotations and your MLA style Works Cited or APA style References page. Once you know the trick, it's easier done than said:*
There is a way to create a hanging indent in Word on your device. The key is to rotate the screen to landscape mode so you can see the available options (see images below to see the difference). Here are the steps:
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APA requires that any quotation over 40 words be started on a new line, indented .5 inches from the margin, double spaced without quotation marks, essentially a block quote. Here's how:
MLA requires that any quotation over 4 lines (or 3 lines of verse) be started on a new line, indented 1 inch from the margin, double spaced without quotation marks, essentially a block quote. Here's how:
Word cannot catch all mistakes and does not replace reading your paper, but using the spelling and grammar tools in Word can really save you time! Here's how:
Here's how to double space in Word:
If you want single space, use the same technique but choose single.
It's that easy!
This technique can be used to alphabetize the sources on your Works Cited or References page.