[Scribus] word wrap error

Owen rcook
Mon May 2 07:46:31 CEST 2005

On Sun, 01 May 2005 18:02:14 -0700
"frank gaude'" <tanzen at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Well, from my long experience, I'm 73 years old, the two spaces applied 
> with use of non-proportional typewriters of yesteryear. Such went to one 
> space when DTP came into popular being and proportional spacing for type 
> in word-processors was used for most bodies of text. Looking over 
> typeset books of long ago, even then we could see the single-space 
> between sentences, really an em-space or en-space.
> A well-coded DTP problem should have no problems with double spacing 
> between sentences and line-break wraps.
> Bart Alberti wrote:
> >I have been told vehemently that TWO spaces should be put between sentences
> >and just as insistently that such is old hat. If it affects appearance then
> >it counts as a problem as it would since the line breaks inappropriately.
> >
> >Bart Alberti

The Chicago Style manual has a discussion about all this.


and see the One space or two entry


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