Highlight the text you want to have double spaced or select all.
Don't worry if you've already typed your paper and you now realize that your spacing is wrong. Click OK. Click on the Page Layout tab. Double spacing is the norm for essay assignments, so if you are in doubt about expectations, you should format your paper with double spacing.
Click the down arrow in the bottom right corner next to Paragraph to bring up the Paragraph window. Grace Fleming has a master's degree in education and is an academic advisor and college enrollment counselor.
Click the Page Layout tab.
You will see a small arrow in the bottom left corner. Microsoft Word If you are working in Microsoft Wordyou should follow these steps to set up double-spacing. Click the down arrow next to the Line spacing box.