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MLA Guide for Word 2019


MLA requires 1 inch margins for top, bottom, right, and left. Here is how to check your document's margins in Word 2016. One inch margins will usually be selected by default. 


MLA asks you to use an easily readable typeface (e.g., Times New Roman) set to anywhere between 11 and 13 points. 

Line Spacing

MLA requires your paper be double-spaced (2.0). Click on the "Home" tab and select the "Line and Paragraph Spacing" button.