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On Sat, 16 Aug 2003 11:21:54 -0700, in bit.listserv.techwr-l
dgroseclose1 -at- comcast -dot- net ("Don Groseclose") wrote:
> $I'm running into a lot of single spaces after periods in documents I'm
> $editing and it takes forever to arrow-key through and count spaces. My eye
> $isn't refined enough to catch them at a glance. Can Word XP search for
> $instances of only one space rather than two at the end of sentences?
If you want to replace a period followed by a single space, one
option is a double pass.
Using REPLACE, on the first pass, replace every period followed
by a space with a period followed by two spaces.
Because this will convert any existing period followed by two
spaces into a period followed by three spaces, the second pass is
necessary to convert replace these with a period followed by two