How do I make my header take up less space?

How do I make my header take up less space?

You can also adjust the size of the Header section by changing the top margin. Click the Page Layout tab at the top of the window, then click the small Page Setup button at the bottom-right corner of the Page Setup section of the ribbon. Click inside the Top field in the Margins section and enter a lower number.

How do I change the distance between header and main text?

Open the Page Setup dialogue (from the Page Layout menu) and go to the third tab (Layout), where you see Header settings, referring to the distance of your header from the edge of the paper. Please note: your header will keep this distance whatever the size of your margin may be.

What is the margin spacing for MLA formatting?

1 inch

Do you have to double space in MLA format?

General MLA Formatting Rules. Font: Your paper should be written in 12-point text. Whichever font you choose, MLA requires that regular and italicized text be easily distinguishable from each other. Line Spacing: All text in your paper should be double-spaced.