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    Re: No space before, one space after

    Quote Originally Posted by love-you-mom View Post
    In my opinion, there is no space before full stop or period and we need one space after it.

    My questions;

    1- Is this correct?

    2- Is it the same for other punctuations marks like comma, question mark, colon, hyphen, etc.

    1. It's not that simple. We don't leave a space if it ends a quotation, like this:


    I said 'I'm going out now.'


    2. It's the same for the comma, question mark, exclamation mark, colon and semicolon, but not for the hyphen or quotation marks.

    Rover

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    Re: No space before, one space after

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    I cheated.

    I put a row of dots and then changed the font colour to white. It's tedious, but useful sometimes.
    Quite easy to detect if you simply select the line. Ha ha, it's not dots! You'll see the dots.

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    Re: No space before, one space after

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    How about this? - ..........That's about ten spaces.
    Aha - but when you quote it, the colour betrays it, for those of you who can still see a white dot.

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