Quotations longer than 40 words should be set apart from the surrounding text, and formatted in Quote style: without quotation marks, in block format, indented five spaces from the left margin, and double spaced.

To format a quote, place the cursor at the beginning of the line, and click the Quote button on the APA Toolbar, or click Format, Styles and Formatting, Indent.

If the quotation is more than one paragraph, indent the first line of the second paragraph about 1/2 inch (5 spaces).


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