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The Axia Writing Style Handbook basically addressed everything important in regards to formatting a paper correctly so I am finding it quite hard to suggest two that haven’t been discussed. I did come across a mention of indenting and italicizing long quotations to set them apart from the rest of the text. I would deem this important because sometimes quotes may actually get lost when they are contained in the text around them and might not have the emphasis the writer desires, possibly causing a point to seem insignificant in the grand scheme of things. I also feel that font color is a hugely important part of formatting. Font in an academic paper should always be black. If someone were to turn in a paper done in pink font, it would not be taken as seriously as a paper written in black.
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Unformatted text preview: I think the most important parts of formatting in both types of documents are definitely the margins and the font. They work together to make a paper look crisp, clean, and professional. I feel that the citations used in an academic paper aren’t as important in a business letter because you generally use common knowledge when writing within your job; therefore, you aren’t using referenced materials. Another part of formatting that isn’t as important in a business letter as it is in an academic work is headings. In an academic paper headings are necessary to separate different thoughts from each other creating a nice fluid segue, and they aren’t needed as much in business correspondence....
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2010 for the course ENGLISH Com140 taught by Professor Nunya during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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