Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Typing the Research Paper Text
To Enter More Text and Insert a Citation Placeholder
The next task is to type the fourth paragraph in the body of the research paper. The
following steps enter this text and a placeholder.
1
With the insertion point positioned at the end of the third paragraph as shown in
Figure 2– 47 on the previous page, press the ENTER key.
2
Type the fourth paragraph of the research paper (Figure 2– 48): A more complex
application of triangulation occurs in a global positioning
system (GPS). A GPS consists of one or more earth-based
receivers that accept and analyze signals sent by satellites
to determine a receiver’s geographic location. GPS receivers,
found in handheld navigation devices and many vehicles, use
triangulation to determine their location relative to at least
three geostationary satellites. According to Sanders, the
satellites are the fixed points in the triangulation formula
and then press the SPACEBAR .
Why does the text move from the second page to the i rst page as I am typing?
Word, by default, will not allow the i rst line of a paragraph to be by itself at the bottom of a
page (an orphan) or the last line of a paragraph to be by itself at the top of a page (a widow).
As you type, Word adjusts the placement of the paragraph to avoid orphans and widows.
Page Break Locations
As you type, your
page break may occur
at different locations
depending on Word
settings and the type of
printer connected to the
computer.
3
Click the Insert Citation button (References tab | Citations & Bibliography group) to display
the Insert Citation menu. Click Add New Placeholder on the Insert Citation menu to display
the Placeholder Name dialog box.
4
Type Sanders as the tag name for the source.
5
Click the OK button to close the dialog box and insert the tag name in the citation placeholder.
6
Press the PERIOD key to end the sentence.
footnote remains at
bottom of i rst page
entered
paragraph
spans two
pages
correct page number
automatically appears
in header
page break
insertion point
now on page 2
insertion point
placeholder
citation entered
Figure 2– 48
 
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