Installing Dr Paper Software

From the Downloaded ZIP file
If you have not already done so, use the link provided when you purchased Dr Paper Software to download the Dr Paper Software Zip File,

Double click to open the Dr Paper Zip file.

The DrPaper2020 folder will be created in your Download folder.

We recommend that you make a copy of the DrPaper2020 folder, renamed as DrPaper2020 Templates in your Applications folder.

Follow the instructions below from step 2.

From the CD or Flash Drive
Insert the CD into your drive, or the Flash Drive into the USB port.

Open Finder. Dr Paper Software will be listed in the left hand column.

Copy APA, MLA and Turabian Templates

Highlight the DrPaper2020 Templates folder. (On the CD or Flash Drive, there will be multiple folders and files.) On the Finder menu, click Edit, Copy.

Copy APA, MLA and Turabian Templates

Copy APA, MLA and Turabian Templates

Open your Applications folder in Finder, and then click Edit, Paste.

The Dr Paper 2020 Templates will now be available in your Applications folder.


Start Word, and click Word > Preferences, File Locations.


Click the Modify button, and add /Applications/DrPaper2020 Templates as a location for Workgroup and / or User Templates.


Click OK to set the location in your Preferences.

Now when you click New > From Template to create a document in Word, you will be shown the Dr Paper Academic Paper templates.

Dr Paper Software works with Word or Google Docs to help you create APA, MLA, and Turabian formatted documents and references easily and correctly.

Dr Paper takes care of formatting details (margins, cover pages, page numbers, section headings, etc.) so you can concentrate on your writing.

Use your brain and time for writing.
Let Dr Paper do the formatting.

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