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Subject:Re: space space From:Paula Steinhart <psteinha -at- CYMBAL -dot- AIX -dot- CALPOLY -dot- EDU> Date:Sat, 7 May 1994 18:02:03 -0700
i still insist on using two spaces between the period and the next
sentence. some writers, however, are using a period and no spaces,
and i find the text very hard to read. also, what is the purpose
of cutting down on the spaces between sentences? paula steinhart
On Fri, 6 May 1994, LaVonna Funkhouser wrote:
> My editor yesterday told me to globally change my 2 spaces
> after each sentence to 1 space after each sentence. The
> two-space habit is so engrained that I don't know if I
> can switch. I also think this is a bit of personal preference.
> What do you think? In the age of desktop publishing, have you
> switched to the single space? (I have heard a dtp guru list
> the single space as a "rule," but I still choose to space-space.)
> If it makes a difference, I was using 11-pt Palatino.