How to Double Space a Word Document

Whether you are typing an essay, speech or report, often the purpose of the document requires double-spacing. Microsoft Word easily allows you to change the spacing within the software program to fit the needs of the user.

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Click the "Format" menu.

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Select the "Paragraph" option.

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Click the "Line Spacing" drop-down box.

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Select the "Double" option in the drop-down box.

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Click "OK" after changing the line spacing.