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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2019     Views: 1892

APA 6th Edition

Per the APA Style rules, double-space “between all text lines of the manuscript. Double-space after every line in the title, headings, footnotes, quotations, references, and figure captions” (American Psychological Association, 2010, p. 229). For more information on line spacing, please visit "Never Space Out on Line Spacing Again" in the APA Style Blog.

Reference

American Psychological Association. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed.). Washington, DC: Author.

APA 7th Edition

Double-space “the entire paper, including the title page, abstract, text, headings, block quotations, reference list, table and figure notes, and appendices” (American Psychological Association, 2020, p. 45). Include an additional double-spaced blank line after the title on the title page and either single-space, one-and-a-half-space, or double-space text within tables and figures. 

Reference

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000