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number, is there a space between the number and the text of the note? Thanks! A. There is if you let...either application. Consider also that such spaces may help readers identify footnotes more easily...(which is why we use them at CMOS Shop Talk). But either choice, space or no space, is acceptable in...

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use Chicago’s spaced periods? A. Either way is OK as long as you’re consistent. If you use the...ellipsis character, put a space before and after it … like that. At the end of a sentence, it follows a...period and a space, like this. … If a comma or other punctuation follows, close it up to the ellipsis...

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FAQ Item Manuscript Preparation, Copyediting, and Proofreading Q. Should I double-space a press...release? There seems to be little consensus on this issue, though most releases are single-spaced. A.... The reason some copy is double-spaced is that copy editors need room to write between the lines when...

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FAQ Item Manuscript Preparation, Copyediting, and Proofreading Q. What is the proper spacing ...BETWEEN paragraphs? Is it the “space” connected with the font size? A. In documents published in print..., there is usually no extra space between paragraphs. So the space between the last line of one...

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FAQ Item Manuscript Preparation, Copyediting, and Proofreading Q. OK, so the one-space-between...-sentences debate has been beaten to death. However, are there any instances where putting two spaces ...of two spaces to one. Where extra space is needed (such as for indentations), it is created with tabs...

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FAQ Item Manuscript Preparation, Copyediting, and Proofreading Q. I am wondering about line spacing ...for block quotes and lines of dialogue. If the rest of my article is double-spaced, should my block...quotes be single-spaced (so they are more legible as someone else’s words)? I have seen block...

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LaFleur—should there be a space between the a and the f? Should the L be in caps or lowercase? When...spelling place-names, there is a space—Los Angeles would never be spelled without the space—right? I am...

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space after the slash before typing/writing the next element, or is it all right if there is none? A. If...the slash divides two words, there is no space. If it divides two phrases or sentences (or a single...word from a phrase), it requires a space before and after. Please see CMOS 6.106....

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to verify that what you’re recommending is [space dot space dot space dot space] for a regular...

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FAQ Item One Space or Two? Q. I recognize all writing formats today say there is to be one space ...that two spaces are acceptable between sentences. Thank you for your consideration of this matter. A...is. Our best advice to you is to look for a silver lining in the single space....

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