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APA 7th Edition

Paper Formatting

Basic Paper Setup

Learn how to set up an APA Style paper, including setting the typeface, line spacing, margins, and page header.

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Reference List Hanging Indent

Note how each citation has a hanging indent. That means the first line goes all the way to the left and subsequent lines start .5 inches to the right. You can create a hanging indent by highlighting the citation, right clicking on the highlighted portion, choosing Paragraph, and then choosing Hanging Indent in the Spacing section.