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[Forum] RE: Double line spacing in student bibliography
Actually, I have to revise a handout titled "Chicago/Turabian Style" for our professors; however those two manuals seem to contradict each other. Turabian's Manual 7th edition states on page 375 (section A.1.3) that footnotes and bibliographies should be single-spaced internally, but with a blank l

[Forum] RE: Spacing Between Sentences
I prefer one space as well, and it absolutely kills me that APA 6 has moved back to recommending two spaces. I'm guessing this is one of the other guides you mentioned whisper. Switching from two spaces to one spaces is a snap with replace all (of course some things can get messed up, if the au

[Forum] RE: comma placement in title
Yeah, good question about how to actually make the space. Didn't think to include that. As far as I know there is no actual keyboard shortcut to a thin space in Word as of it's 2010 version. I read some other forum posts on this in other forums and tried their suggestions (e.g., using unicode 2

[Forum] RE: Bulleted list space
I haven't been able to find anything about this in CMOS yet. Apparently APA requires it (that is, the bullet list spacing should follow the rest of the manuscript). In the document I edit for work, we usually use 1.5 line spacing but 1 space in the bullet lists.

[Forum] RE: Double vs. single spacing between lines
I think you're confusing apples and applesauce. That is, manuscript prep versus final typeset pages: chapter two is about MS prep; the examples in chapter fourteen are of printed pages. Especially if the MS will be dealt with in hard copy, double spacing makes the work easier for our eyes (some o

[Forum] Specific article on spacing with units in CMOS
I am editing a document where no spaces have been added between the numbers and units. For example: 9km, 5g, 3m. However, I'm having trouble locating the specific article that states the CMOS preference for spacing before units. Could someone direct me?

[Forum] Ellipses spacing
User TK: But some of my publisher clients want regular periods and spaces, as in "inspiring#.#.#.#an immediate upgrade" and others want the ellipsis character (coded here as ): "inspiring##an immediate." But depending on the typeface used by the book's design, don't some ellipsis charact

[Forum] RE: Spacing Between Sentences
[quote='cheech1981' pid='5228' dateline='1335278618'] It also drives me nuts when schools write their dissertation guidelines and use APA guidelines such as the two spaces or double spacing for block quotes as final-manuscript guidelines. argh... [/quote] Tell me you're kidding . . . please! I

[Forum] Can I change periods and spacing in intialisms?
I don't think changing spacing and periods in initialisms in titles or quoted materials is covered specifically in the style guide—or at least I'm not finding it. For example, (1) if I encounter an old newspaper headline about the "Y.M.C.A.," should I add a space after each period to get "Y. M. C. A

[Forum] Spacing Between Sentences
Double-spacing between sentences is not merely a holdover from typewriter/typesetter days. It serves the specific function of readability, particularly at higher speeds. Since these are pixels we're dealing in, there is no "waste" (excepting perhaps the time spent on the topic in this forum). E

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