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How do I fix the incorrect formatting in my paper's preview?
If you are experiencing formatting problems with your document's preview, you may want to try re-saving your file as a PDF and then retrying the upload.
On Mac: Open the file in Preview - File - Export as PDF...
With Microsoft Word: File - Save as... - Select "PDF" as the file type
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What are the accepted formats for files on Academia.edu?
We currently support uploading for the following files:
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What else can I add?
We currently display content linked from these sources:
- Google Drive spreadsheets
- Skydrive spreadsheets (Microsoft)
- Github repos
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