Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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WD 98
Word Chapter 2 Creating a Research Paper
To Edit a Citation
In the MLA style, if a source has page numbers, you should include them in the citation. Thus, Word provides
a means to enter the page numbers to be displayed in the citation. The following steps edit a citation, so that the
page numbers appear in it.
1
Click somewhere in the citation to
be edited, in this case somewhere
in (Davies), to select the citation
and display the Citation Options
box arrow.
citation tab is used to
move a citation to a
different location in
the document
Click the Citation Options box
arrow to display the Citation
Options menu (Figure 2–32).
What is the purpose of the tab to
the left of the selected citation?
If, for some reason, you wanted to
move a citation to a different
location in the document, you would
select it and then drag the citation
tab to the desired location.
citation
selected
Citation
Options menu
Citation Options
box arrow
Edit Citation
command to be
selected
Figure 2–32
2
Click Edit Citation on the Citation
Options menu to display the Edit
Citation dialog box.
Edit Citation
dialog box
Type 34-42 in the Pages text box
(Figure 2–33).
pages
entered
OK button
Figure 2–33
3
Click the OK button to close the
dialog box and add the page
numbers to the citation in the
document (Figure 2–34).
4
Press the END key to move the
insertion point to the end of
the line, which also deselects the
citation.
citation remains
selected
page numbers
added to citation
Press the PERIOD key to end the
sentence.
Figure 2–34
 
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