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Running head: A PAPER ABOUT THINGS 1 How to Do Running Heads in APA 6 th Edition, Revised (Word 2007) 1. Click the “Insert” tab at the top and choose “Header,” then “blank.” 2. Click the “Different first page” checkbox located at the top of the page under the options. 3. Type your Running Head in all CAPS including the words “Running head” (e.g. Running head: A PAPER ABOUT THINGS). a. Note: make sure this is left-justified. b. Note: Running heads should generally be 50 characters or less. 4. Hit the Tab key twice so that the cursor is now right-justified. 5. Click the “Page Number” button, then go to the Current Position option and choose the Plain Number choice. a. Make sure you do NOT choose the Top of Page option, as it will
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Unformatted text preview: erase your header! 6. Complete your Title text and proceed to the second page. 7. When you get to your second page, you will see a box that says [Type Text] in your header space. 8. Go into your header and type your Running head in all CAPS without the words Running head: (e.g. A PAPER ABOUT THINGS). 9. Repeat steps 4 and 5. 10. You now have your Running head in APA 6 th Edition (Revised) format, and you can proceed to write your manuscript without fear of your page headers! a. You may have noticed that this document contains the headers described in this document. Feel free to use them as a template to ensure youve followed these steps correctly....
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course PSYC 3005 taught by Professor Freeman during the Spring '11 term at UVA.

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