The standard form when typing is to leave two blank spaces after a period. However, most online publications want writers to leave only one space after a period.
When you're ready to submit your manuscript, this one easy task will change all two spaces after a period to one.
Before submitting your manuscript, go to your word processor's search and replace function. In the search or find section, put <space> <space>. In the replace field, type <space>. Hit <Replace All> and that will search your document for two spaces and convert them to a single space.
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