You may double-space an entire Word document or just a portion of it. Go to Design > Paragraph Spacing and choose Double to double-space the whole manuscript. To double-space only a portion of the text, select the paragraphs to be changed, go to Home > Line and Paragraph Spacing, and pick 2.0.
In recent versions of Office, how do you double space a section of a page in Word?
Here's how to add double spacing to a Microsoft Word document's line spacing:
Open the Word document in which you desire double space between lines. Go to the Home tab and click on the Paragraph group. In the Paragraph dialog box, under Space, select Double. Click OK.
Here's how to single space in Microsoft Word:
Ctrl+2 is the shortcut for double-spacing. This option formats the paragraph such that there is one blank line below each line of content. Ctrl + 5 to utilize 1-1/2-space lines Yes, this is a 1.5-line keyboard shortcut, not a 5-line shortcut.
A single-space section of a document
Double spacing doubles the amount of space between lines of text, which might assist a teacher or editor mark the manuscript or make comments. The double spacing in a Word document will vary according on the version of Word you are using. By default, in Microsoft Word 2007 and later, there is no option to change this setting. However, if you go to Tools > Options > Editing, you can see that there is an option for Manual Page Break Settings. Here you can select whether to allow double space after paragraphs or not.