[Solved] Spacing

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[Solved] Spacing

Postby hampshireman » Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:18 am

Part way through typing an 8 page, at the moment, document, I am suddenly finding I have an extra space, when I press return.
I must have started something but what?
Help an ignorant non-techie old man please
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Re: Spacing

Postby RoryOF » Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:28 am

Edit the paragraph style you are using to remove "Space below paragraph" on the Indents and Spacing tab in that paragraph style's definitions.

I suggest leaving it alone at present and finishing your document, then worrying about the formatting.

Frequently modern document style is to have all lines flush left and a paragraph marked by a white space gap before the next paragraph. Traditional style is for a paragraph line to be indented (usually 1em) and no white space gap before the next paragraph.
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Re: Spacing

Postby hampshireman » Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:42 pm

OK Thanks
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