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    At last, the penny (or dime? ) has dropped - The Yanks have been doing it wrong all this time!

    2020-04-28 Typing a double space after a full stop is WRONG: Microsoft Word will now flag two spaces between sentences as a formatting 'error'

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    When non-proportional fonts were all you had, then double spacing made it easier to read. In these days of proportional fonts, they're just not necessary.
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    Quote Originally Posted by OwlHoot View Post
    At last, the penny (or dime? ) has dropped - The Yanks have been doing it wrong all this time!

    2020-04-28 Typing a double space after a full stop is WRONG: Microsoft Word will now flag two spaces between sentences as a formatting 'error'

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    It should be a configurable parameter rather than impose one style or another.

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    Phew, thought it was pouring petrol on the everlasting embers of the tabs v spaces war.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Hobosapien View Post
    Phew, thought it was pouring petrol on the everlasting embers of the tabs v spaces war.


    That show (Silicon Valley) is so spot on the dweebs think it's a tribute rather than a piss take.
    A friend of mine used to centre text by using spaces rather than the alignment buttons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OwlHoot View Post
    At last, the penny (or dime? ) has dropped - The Yanks have been doing it wrong all this time!
    The yanks? My mum (expert typist) taught me two spaces after a full-stop and I've been telling Yanks for years they THEY ARE WRONG to use only one.

    EDIT: I guess I might be the last person to use 2 spaces after a full-stop

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