How do I format citations in Microsoft Word?


Follow these steps to setup a hanging indent in Microsoft Word:

  • Highlight the citations that require the hanging indent
  • On the toolbar, change the font to Times New Roman and 12 pt
  • Set the spacing to 2.0
  • Select the little down arrow in the Paragraph formatting area, then select Hanging from the Special Indentation dropdown

The gif below demonstrates these steps:

Microsoft Word Citation Format

  • Last Updated Mar 31, 2023
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  • Answered By Lori Cunningham

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