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On 16 August 2013 11:46, Jay Lozier <> wrote:

I learned to type in the US and the double spacing was taught back in the
dark ages.

Same here (dark ages = 1960s). When I became aware of the 'rule' that
double spacing at the end of a sentence was for typewriters, but not
for proportional fonts, I taught myself to change. It took some
effort, but now I do it without thinking.

Looking at a professionally typeset book, it appears (are my old eyes
deceiving me?) the space between sentences is a wee bit wider than
other spaces. If this is the case, it would be nice if word processors
would have a setting which would do this automatically.
lists twelve (12) different Unicode spaces, one of which is called a
punctuation space.

T. R. Valentine
Your friends will argue with you. Your enemies don't care.
'When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food
and clothes.' -- Erasmus

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