Double Spacing

Computer Tips 4 Writers

No, 'enter', 'enter' on the keyboard is not double spacing.


 Please, do not use your Enter key on your keyboard to double space your manuscript. Here is an easier, better way.

 To double space, select (highlight) what you want to double space, click on the down arrow of the Line Spacing button on the Formatting Tool Bar. 

From the drop down menu select 2.0
 

 Tip: Don’t double space your text until you're ready to print. Single spacing allows you to see more lines on the screen.

While we are talking about spacing, let's look at
The Non-Breaking Hyphen

Use Ctrl + Shift + Spacebar and the items won't be split on two lines.