You’ve finished writing that research paper, you’ve put in all the citations of your sources, but your citations have to have that hanging indent style, where the second line is indented and the first one is not.
When it comes to making a citation look right, Word doesn’t have a “Make citations look right” button on the menu. But guess what? It’s easy to create a hanging indent. This quick key works in all recent versions of Word.
Yes, that’s all it takes. No, we are not joking.
So stop messing with the ruler, hitting tab on the second line or clicking around the various options and just hit the following:
at the same time. Not only is your first citation formatted properly, but so will the entire page.