How do I indent the second line of a citation in Word?

It's easier done than said:
  1. Place your cursor at the beginning of your second line, before any text.
  2. Right click your mouse.
  3. Select Paragraph from the resulting pop up menu.
  4. Under Indentation, use the Special pull-down menu to select hanging.
  5. Use the By menu to select 0.5"
A.

How do you indent on Google Docs app?

In the Google Drive app, within a Google document, there are two indentation keys in the top status bar. You'll need to scroll right to get to them. The right one works just like Tab, and the other is for Shift+Tab. If you just need to do one, I'd try to copy one from somewhere else in the document.
  • How many spaces are in a tab on Google Docs?

    Click the upper ruler on the top of the document, click "add left tab stop", then adjust it to 4 spaces from the "left indent".
  • How many spaces do you use to indent?

    Page Numbers - Page numbers should be located in upper right corner, one-half inch from the top and flush with the right margin. Type your last name before the page number unless specified differently from your instructor. Paragraph Indentation - Paragraphs should be indented 5 spaces or 1/2 inch.
  • How do you make an indent on a Chromebook?

    1. Select the text you want indented. You can select a single paragraph or multiple paragraphs at a time.
    2. On the ruler, drag the Left Indent (light blue inverted triangle) to the right as far as you want the text to be indented.
B.

What is a hanging indent in Word?

In word processing, a paragraph that has all lines but the first indented. A hanging indent is also known as a hanging paragraph. With many word processors, you can create hanging indents by specifying a negative indentation for the first line of each paragraph.
  • What is a hanging indent in works cited?

    Label the page Works Cited (do not italicize the words Works Cited or put them in quotation marks) and center the words Works Cited at the top of the page. Double space all citations, but do not skip spaces between entries. Indent the second and subsequent lines of citations by 0.5 inches to create a hanging indent.
  • What is an example of a hanging indent?

    In word processing, a paragraph that has all lines but the first indented. A hanging indent is also known as a hanging paragraph. With many word processors, you can create hanging indents by specifying a negative indentation for the first line of each paragraph.
  • What is a hanging indent for references?

    Format each reference with a hanging indent, which means that the first line of each reference entry is aligned flush with the left margin and each subsequent line has a hanging indent of 1.27 cm or 0.5 inches (American Psychological Association, 2010, p. 37).
C.

How many spaces do you use to indent?

Page Numbers - Page numbers should be located in upper right corner, one-half inch from the top and flush with the right margin. Type your last name before the page number unless specified differently from your instructor. Paragraph Indentation - Paragraphs should be indented 5 spaces or 1/2 inch.
  • How many spaces are you supposed to put after a period?

    Unless you are typing on an actual typewriter, you no longer have to put two spaces after a period. Or a question mark. Or an exclamation point. The rule applies to all end punctuation.
  • How many spaces is a tab indent?

    Just like Word puts physical tab markers every half inch, rather than default but not visible tabs like Pages & AppleWorks, it appears to be the "Microsoft way." Just like inexperienced users of Pages probably use the "five spaces" or "one tab" indent of the paragraphs, many Word users have done so.
  • How many spaces should be in a tab?

    If you're simulating what tabs look like at a terminal you should stick with 8 spaces per tab. A Tab character shifts over to the next tab stop. By default, there is one every 8 spaces. But in most shells you can easily edit it to be whatever number of spaces you want (profile preferences in linux, set tabstop in vim).

Updated: 30th September 2018

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