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FAQ Item One Space or Two? Q. About two spaces after a period. As a US Marine, I know that what’s...two spaces after a period. If you refuse to alter your bullheadedness, I will petition the...place two spaces after a period. Period. Semper Fidelis. A. As a US Marine, you’re probably an...

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Topic Q&A List One Space or Two? Display All Answers Q. Please explain your recommendation for...using one space after a period in light of this article: James Hamblin, “The Scientific Case for Two... Spaces after a Period,” The Atlantic, May 11, 2018. Answer » A. As The Atlantic article reports, a...

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spaces in Chicago. Is the use of a hyphen with spaces ever acceptable (word - word)? A. Chicago style...omits spaces around hyphens, en dashes, and em dashes. There are exceptions where a single space is...(such as in some other languages, or in poetry) follow their own rules, but Chicago style never calls for spaces on both sides of a hyphen....

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FAQ Item Citation, Documentation of Sources Q. My question concerns line spacing in footnotes and...double-spaced throughout to allow for copyediting, but I can’t see any specific instructions about how...to space notes in papers submitted for coursework. Searching has revealed some academic quick guides...

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FAQ Item Punctuation Q. Is there ever a circumstance in which there is not a space before an... spacing (as evidenced here)? A. We could say never and always, respectively, but then someone would...probably write with a counterexample, so let’s just say that normally there’s a space before the...

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spaces before and after em dashes in typography? The font style on this website leaves at least a tiny... space surrounding the em dash. Would it be CMOS heresy for me to stretch that space? A. “Heresy” is...a bit strong. Even our own publications sometimes play with spacing for display purposes, and some...

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FAQ Item Punctuation Q. Our writing department uses Chicago’s style of putting spaces between the...periods in ellipses. The graphic designers argue that in typesetting, the space is much smaller, and.... Everyone is correct. Chicago uses the spaces, but not everyone follows Chicago style. Someone in your...

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FAQ Item Abbreviations Q. CMOS 10.39 says this: “Where space restrictions require that the names of...“space restrictions”? A. Tables can be a challenge to format; abbreviations are generally useful...you run out of space (e.g., in the running heads for a printed book)....

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add a space for clarity, as in “ ‘, or are they printed without a space, as in “‘? A. Typesetting...software often adds a hair space automatically, so don’t type in an extra space. If you want to be...sure of getting a thin space, mark on the manuscript “thin#” or “hr#.” In works published online, a nonbreaking space can be used and will enhance legibility....

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, which are of course double-spaced according to Chicago style, should block quotations be double...-spaced also, or should (or can) they be single-spaced? A. Chicago style for the preparation of a...manuscript that will be published is to double-space everything, even notes and block quotations. This style...

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