Answered By: Lisa Ban
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2020     Views: 4

There are various ways to create a hanging indent for APA referencing. 

Method 1:

1. Remove any formatting you might have put in - no tabs, no extra spaces, no line changes

2. Make sure all entries are left aligned

3. Select whole list of references

4. To create hanging indent on Windows PC = CTRL + T

5. To create hanging indent on Mac = Command + T

Method 2: 

1. Remove any formatting you might have put in - no tabs, no extra spaces, no line changes

2. Make sure all entries are left aligned

3. Select whole list of references

4. Find 'Line spacing' on the 'Home' tab in your Word document

5. Click on it and select 'Line spacing options'

6. Under 'Special' select 'Hanging' and make sure that it is set to 1.27cm

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