Should a college essay be double spaced?

Should a college essay be double spaced?

The entire paper needs to be double-spaced, including the student and course information at the top. Do not included extra spacing between paragraphs. The font needs to be 12-point, Times New Roman throughout the entire essay with no bolding or underlining, including the title and works cited page.

Do you leave spaces between paragraphs?

Unless you have been directed otherwise by your program, all text in the essay should be double-spaced (p. 229), and no extra space (aside from the double-spacing) should be inserted between paragraphs.

Why does Word put a space between paragraphs?

Word adds space between paragraphs—whether you want it to or not. If you display paragraph marks, you’ll not find any extra paragraph marks. This behavior is part of Word’s styling. When you press Enter to create a new paragraph, Word increases the line spacing to mark the change from one paragraph to another.

What is 12 pt line spacing?

In Word, line spacing is most commonly measured in multiples of whatever font size the paragraph is using. For example, say you’re using a 12 point font for the text in your paragraph. If you choose single line spacing, the space between lines will be 12 points.

Why is line spacing important?

Line spacing, or “leading”, is the amount of space between the baselines of each line of text. Correct leading is important because it gives multiple lines of text optimum legibility.

How do you fix paragraph spacing in InDesign?

Workaround: Use Vertical Justification and Paragraph Spacing LimitWith the Selection tool, select the text frame.Choose Object > Text Frame Options to display the Text Frame Options dialog box.Click the General tab. Next set Paragraph Spacing Limit to a large number. Click OK.