Section 2. Formatting Your Paper

The Title Page
The rules of APA require a paper to have a title page. The title page should include four things:

Line Spacing, Margins and Font
Your paper must be double spaced and APA recommends using 1" margins and a 12pt Times Roman font.
Follow the links to view and print more detailed directions for formatting a title page in Microsoft Word 2003 and Microsoft Word 2007, or continue below.

Title page of a sample paper

True or false: When you set up a paper in APA format, you must have a title page.