Feb 26, 2020

Format a Block Quote

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#Continue your own writing on a new line. Once you have finished the block quote, press enter to start a new line. If you are continuing in the same paragraph, remove the indentations and keep your normal margins. If you are starting a new paragraph, indent the first line of that paragraph by .<Ref>https://ift.tt/2PuXXER a Block Quote Step 7 Version 3.jpg|center]]
 
#Continue your own writing on a new line. Once you have finished the block quote, press enter to start a new line. If you are continuing in the same paragraph, remove the indentations and keep your normal margins. If you are starting a new paragraph, indent the first line of that paragraph by .<Ref>https://ift.tt/2PuXXER a Block Quote Step 7 Version 3.jpg|center]]
 
===Making a Block Quote in APA===
 
===Making a Block Quote in APA===
#Use block quotes for quotations that are 40 words or longer. APA style dictates that you use a block quote based on the number of words. Count the words in your quote to determine if it has more than 40. If so, use a block quote.<ref>https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/02/</ref>[[Image:Format a Block Quote Step 8 Version 3.jpg|center]]
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#Use block quotes for quotations that are 40 words or longer. APA style dictates that you use a [[Do Block Quotes in APA|block quote]] based on the number of words. Count the words in your quote to determine if it has more than 40. If so, use a block quote.<ref>https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/02/</ref>[[Image:Format a Block Quote Step 8 Version 3.jpg|center]]
 
#*On a word processor like Microsoft Word, you can highlight the quote and click “Word Count” under “Review” or “Proofing.” This will tell you how many words are in the quote.  
 
#*On a word processor like Microsoft Word, you can highlight the quote and click “Word Count” under “Review” or “Proofing.” This will tell you how many words are in the quote.  
 
#*For example, if you are quoting a long paragraph from the ''Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders'', you should use a block quote.
 
#*For example, if you are quoting a long paragraph from the ''Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders'', you should use a block quote.


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