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How to format a paper

  1. 1. How to Format A Research Paper Using Microsoft Word 2007 A Presentation By Yvonne Cleveland
  2. 2. How to Format A Research Paper Using Microsoft Word 2007 2 of 14 <ul><li>Double click on the Microsoft Word icon located on your desktop </li></ul>
  3. 3. How to Format A Research Paper Using Microsoft Word 2007 3 of 14 2. Click on the Page Layout tab at the top of the page
  4. 4. How to Format A Research Paper Using Microsoft Word 2007 4 of 14 <ul><li>Click on “Margins” to set up the page format. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How to Format A Research Paper Using Microsoft Word 2007 5 of 14 <ul><li>Click on “Custom Margins” as the margins in their list are not the right format. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How to Format A Research Paper Using Microsoft Word 2007 6 of 14 5. Set margins as follows: Top - 1” Left - 1.50” Right - .50” Bottom – 1” Then click the “OK” button at the bottom of the box.
  7. 7. How to Format A Paper Using Microsoft Word 2007 7 of 14 6. Click on the reveal codes icon at the top of the page. It looks like a backwards “P”. This will show you all the moves that you make with your keyboard.
  8. 8. How to Format A Paper Using Microsoft Word 2007 8 of 14 7. Click on the Tab button on your keyboard. It’s next to the Q. Now you can see that you have a default tab of 0.50” for the 1 st paragraph. Every time you start a new paragraph, you will need to indent.
  9. 9. How to Format A Paper Using Microsoft Word 2007 9 of 14 8. Now type your paper.
  10. 10. How to Format A Paper Using Microsoft Word 2007 10 of 14 9. At the end of your paper, click on the “Insert” tab at the top of the page and select “Page Break.”
  11. 11. How to Format A Research Paper Using Microsoft Word 2007 11 of 14 10. Now type the title of your paper at the appropriate spot according to your teacher’s instructions. Highlight the title and then select the center icon located above the word “paragraph” on the tool bar.
  12. 12. How to Format A Research Paper Using Microsoft Word 2007 12 of 14 11. Click on the “Review” tab on the toolbar. Then click on the “Spelling & Grammar” icon and spell check your work.
  13. 13. How to Format A Research Paper Using Microsoft Word 2007 13 of 14 12. Click on the Windows icon in the upper left hand corner of the page and then click on “Print” to print your paper. Don’t forget to save it one more time, then close the document and review the printout for errors. Windows Icon
  14. 14. How to Format A Research Paper Using Microsoft Word 2007 14 of 14 The End Any Questions?

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