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Instead. Section titles. This style automatically starts your section on a new page. on the Home tab of the ribbon.] Keywords: [Tap here to add keywords. To apply any text style in this document with just a tap. It is not indented.] . check out Styles. use the Section Title style. such as the word Abstract above. are not considered headings so they don’t use bold heading format. so you don’t have to add page breaks.[Shortened Title up to 50 Characters] 3 Abstract [The abstract should be one paragraph of between 150 and 250 words.

up to 12 Words.[Shortened Title up to 50 Characters] 4 [Title Here. apply the style you need. Headings 3. [Like all sections of your paper. references start on their own page.] [Heading 1] [The first two heading levels get their own paragraph. apply the appropriate heading style to just the heading text at the start of a paragraph and it will show up in your TOC. Note that you can include consecutive paragraphs with their own headings.] (Last Name. If you need a heading 3. on One to Two Lines] [The body of your paper uses a half-inch first line indent and is double-spaced. 4. [Include a period at the end of a run-in heading.] [Heading 2]1 [To update the table of contents (TOC). APA style provides for up to five heading levels. 4. For more detailed information on formatting references. [When using headings. (Last Name. and 5 are run-in headings used at the beginning of the paragraph. where appropriate.] [Heading 4]. To do this. as shown on the page that follows. select the text for your heading. or 5 with no text following it before the next heading. don’t skip levels. as it’s assumed that your paper begins with an introduction. Year) [Heading 5]. Year) . 6th Edition. see the APA Style Manual. Note that the word Introduction should not be used as an initial heading. just add a period at the end of the heading and then start a new paragraph for the subheading and its text. The body of the References section uses the Bibliography style. as shown here. Then. shown in the paragraphs that follow.] [Heading 3].

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uses the Normal text style. such as this example. select the number and then apply the Footnote Reference.)] . For APA formatting requirements. don’t forget to delete its in-text reference as well. (Note: If you delete this sample footnote. if any. The body of a footnote.[Shortened Title up to 50 Characters] 6 Footnotes 1 [Add footnotes. it’s easy to just type your own footnote references and notes. To format a footnote reference. on their own page following references.

To insert a table. All explanatory text appears in a table note that follows the table. even if the content seems obvious.[Shortened Title up to 50 Characters] 7 Tables Table 1 [Table Title] Column Head Row Head Row Head Row Head Row Head Row Head Row Head Column Head 123 456 789 123 456 789 Column Head 123 456 789 123 456 789 Column Head 123 456 789 123 456 789 Column Head 123 456 789 123 456 789 Note: [Place all tables for your paper in a tables section. New tables that you create in this document use APA format by default. following references (and. Start a new page for each table.] . Tables in APA format can use single or 1. Include a heading for every row and column. include a table number and table title for each. such as this one. on the Insert tab. tap Table. footnotes). if applicable.5 line spacing. as shown on this page. Use the Table/Figure style to get the spacing between table and note.

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. following references (and footnotes and tables. please consult the APA Style Manual. 6th Edition.] For more information about all elements of APA formatting. if applicable). [Include all figures in their own section. Use the Table/Figure style for easy spacing between figure and caption.[Shortened Title up to 50 Characters] 9 Figure 1. Include a numbered caption for each figure.