At 21:23 14/08/2013 -0500, Michael Morse wrote:
For some reason, I am no longer able to make a series of spaces
using the space bar. After one space, pressing the space bar will
not advance the cursor.
Rejoice! This is how all word processors should work. Countable
spaces exist only in Typewriterland. With proper type faces, the
space between words is anything from a minimum value up to whatever
is required to range across a line. The spacebar no longer
represents an actual amount of space but merely indicates a word
break in the text. If you need to space material differently, you do
it properly - using tabs, tables, frames, or whatever.
I don't remember changing anything so I have no idea where to even
begin to look for whatever setting I assume I must have changed to
cause this behavior. Can someone help me how please?
Yes: forget about multiple spaces and set up proper spacing using the
correct facilities of your word processor, whichever that is.
(Oh, but if you really want to fossilize in Typewriterland in the
previous millennium, go to Tools | AutoCorrect Options... | Options
and remove the tick from "Ignore double spaces". And hang your head in shame.)
I trust this helps.
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