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Check under the Edit tab of Tools, Options. There is an option (at least in
W97) called "Use smart cut and paste". If this is turned on, it removes the
"extra" spaces you add between sentances, since MS does not follow the old
convention of two spaces after the sentence.
FWIW, I personally prefer one space, but have dealt so long with folks as a
contractor that I'll do whatever the client wants... <g>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Strausfeld [mailto:david -dot- strausfeld -at- emotion -dot- com]
> Has anybody else noticed the following autocorrect feature in
> Word? I like to double space between sentences. Call me old
> fashioned but
> that's the way I learned it in school. But whenever I cut and paste
> sentences within a document, Word replaces my double space
> with a single
> space. I've gone into the Options menu to try to turn off this
> particularly annoying autocorrect feature but can't seem to
> do it. Can it
> be done?
> Also, come to think of it, is there still a way to choose
> single-space or
> double-space in Word? If there is, I don't know where it
> went. I seem to
> remember it used to be there. I guess for conversions to
> HTML, it's easier
> if Word documents use single spacing. Still, my old
> elementary school
> teachers would not approve...