Microsoft Word: How to double space or line spacing?

Double space allows you to change the distance between successive lines of text in a Microsoft Word document. See how to quickly add double space and change its settings.

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  1. Open Microsoft Word from one of the available packages, for example: Office 365, Word 2019 Word 2016, Word 2013, Word for iPad.
  2. If you are not editing a document, start creating a new WORD document.
  3. To double-space only part of the document, select or click on the selected paragraph of text you want to change, go to Home > Line and Paragraph Spacing, and choose 1.5.
    Dopuble-space in Microsoft Word.
  4. To double-space the whole document, go to Design > Paragraph Spacing, and choose Double.
    Design > Paragraph Spacing, and choose Double
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