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How to Format an APA Paper in Apple Pages

Here’s how to set up basic APA formatting for an essay if your using Pages (version 8.0 or thereabouts). These instructions are in four (4) steps: Set Up Your Document Make Your Title Page Make Your Body Pages Make Your Reference Page You can create a template from these instructions and save it for all your future APA school papers. If you’ll be submitting a paper electronically, be sure to save it as a PDF or Word file, as your teacher may not be able to open documents ending with a .pages file extension. File > Export to > PDF or File > Export to > Word If you convert to Word you may have to tweak the resulting file just a little bit (the headers don’t always come out completely right). 1. Set Up Your Document Open a New Blank Pages Document Open the Format Panel Click the Format button (at top right of screen) to show/hide the format panel Set Font Times New Roman, Regular, 12 pt. Set Paragraph Alignment Align left Set …