What’s Up With Typing Two Spaces After a Period?

July 29th, 2012

Typewriter KeysThe linked article discusses whether you should type one or two spaces after a period, before starting the next sentence. The correct method is to use one space. The author covers why two spaces were once used (because of typewriters with fixed-width characters), and why this is no longer necessary for documents written on today’s computers.

Link: http://www.slate.com/…
(via Neatorama)

One Response to “What’s Up With Typing Two Spaces After a Period?”

  1. [link]Josh Says:

    Except on your iPhone where double space is converted to “. “

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