An equally important formatting setting in academic writing is keeping your margins at 1-inch (or 2.5 centimeters) all around. To check your margin settings, select the icons shown in the image below.
- Step 1: Select the Layout tab located at the top of your screen.
- Step 2: Select Margins to assess what your current setting is (it should be set to 1” or to 2.5 centimeters).
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