Fosr a sample paper layout see www.ccc.commnet.edu/apa/format.htm.
|4.01Paper. Type the manuscript on one side of standard sized (8.5 x 11 in) . . . paper. All pages of one manuscript must be the same size. . . .|
|4.02Type Element.. . . The type must be dark, clear, and readable. [Pages printed on a dot-matrix printer are not acceptable. All computer labs have laser printers available.] . . .|
|4.03Double space between all lines of the manuscript. Double space after every line in the title, headings, footnotes, quotations, references, figure captions, and all parts of tables.. . . never use single spacing or one-and-a-half spacing.|
|4.04Margins. Leave uniform margins of 1 in. . . . at the top, bottom, right, and left of every page. . . .|
Order of the Manuscript Pages. Number all pages except the figures consecutively. Arrange the pages of the manuscript as follows:
Page Numbers. After the manuscript pages are arranged in the correct order, number them consecutively, beginning with the title page. . . . Type the numbers in the upper right hand corner using arabic numerals.|
Short title. . . .Identify each manuscript page . . . by typing the first two or three words from the title in the upper right-hand corner above the page number. . . .
Paragraphs and Indentations. Indent the first line of every paragraph and the first line of every footnote five spaces. Type the remaining lines of the manuscript to a uniform left-hand margin. [See APA section 4.08 for exceptions.] . . .|
|4.11|| Spacing and Punctuation. . . . .
Hyphens, dashes, and minus signs:|