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APA Support

HSA 3111 & 4850

Running Heads, Margins, Fonts, and more

Running Heads, Margins, Font, and more APA Style Basics


Double space the entire paper for APA (with no extra line spaces) 

Under “Paragraph” choose double space, and also check the small box ​that says: "Don’t add space between paragraphs of the same style.”


Some basics for APA set-up (also in video and in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Chapter 2: Manuscript Structure and Content (pp. 21-59):

Also - Review the video below for more details on these common rules, running head and other APA issues. 

Video describing APA page set up