Brief Formatting
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Template
Brief Template  (Must have Word 2010 for PC / Word 2011 for Mac or later edition)

Slides
PC
Brief Formatting PowerPoint Presentation (PC)
Brief Formatting Slides (pdf)

Mac
Brief Formatting PowerPoint Presentation (Mac)
Brief Formatting Slides (pdf)

All Users
Setting Tabs with Dot Leaders in Word - Create a Table of Authorities using tab stops.

Videos from Pepperdine - Good overview of the steps to created TOA and TOC. Follow Drake Law instructions for formatting style.

For PC Word 2007/2010 Users
Formatting Your Brief in Word 2007/2010 - Step-by-Step Guide - Includes page numbering instructions.

For Mac Word Users
Numbering Sections in Word 2011 for Mac - Step-by-Step Guide

Creating a Table of Authorities (Word 2011) from dummies.com

Creating a Table of Contents (Word 2011) from Microsoft Office:Mac
Creating a Table of Contents (Word 2011) from dummies.com

Line Spacing
If you notice that the line spacing between paragraphs is too big,  follow these instructions on how to fix.

Other
Word Count - Found in the Review Tab (PC) or Tools (Mac). Highlight from Statement of the Case to the signature block in the Conclusion.

Soft Return - When you have a long title and need to split it up between two lines, you press Shift+Enter to insert the soft return.

Questions
The best method to solve any formatting problem is to come to my office in the Library - Room 165 by the Information Desk.

Reach me via email at david.hanson@drake.edu



 
Last Modified: 2/26/2016 1:45:00 PM by David Hanson