Double Spacing In Word For Mac 2016

How to remove multiple extra spaces between words in Word

If you want to remove all multiple extra spaces between words in Word, there are some easy ways to get it done. Please have a look at the following article.

Line spacing is the space between each line in a paragraph. Word allows you to customize the line spacing to be single spaced (one line high), double spaced (two lines high), or any other amount you want. The default spacing in Word is 1.08 lines, which is slightly larger than single spaced. Three keyboard shortcuts are available for the most common line spacing values: To single-space, press Ctrl+1. Use this command to remove other line-spacing styles. To double-space, press Ctrl+2. This setting formats the paragraph with one blank line below each line of text. To use 1-1/2-space.

How To Do Double Spacing In Word

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Remove extra spaces between words with Find and Replace function

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If you want to apply Find and Replace function to remove extra spaces, you can do it by follows:

1. Please press Ctrl + H to display the Find and Replace dialog.

2. Press More button to show more options. Check the Use wildcards box under Search Options section, then type ( ){2,} in Find what field, and 1 in Replace with field. See screenshot:

3. After finish the settings, click Replace All to remove all extra spaces between words from the whole document.

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Now, all the extra spaces between words are removing. See screenshots:

Note: If you directly click Extra Spaces under Kutools tab without selecting anywhere. it will pop out a dialog to remind you if remove all extra spaces from the whole document, click Yes to remove all extra spaces from the documents, click No to cancel.

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    Excellent , this work like a charm !!!
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    Thank you.
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    Not a fancy way but works as well, just type a double space in find and type a single space in replace. Repeat the same until all multiple spaces are removed.
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    Thank you so much, this saved me a lot of time.
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    This really helped , thanks.
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    It worked! I am so relieved! Thank you!
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    Thank God I found this after several searches. Your technique is the only one that worked. I just cleaned up a DOC with 79,814 words in it. 188 pages. Whew!
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    Great, a big thankssss
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    I had been searching for this since a week, saved me a month's work of manually editing spaces in a 300 page document. Not even Microsoft had this solution in their Office help site. Thanks a lot for this, you are the real MVP!
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    Omg thanks a lot sir
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    For those who get the error message, a simple solution is where this tutorial tells you to put '(){2}', simply push the space bar twice. In the place for 'replace with', just put in a single spacebar. Now push, 'Replace all'.
    Your welcome.
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      Nope, done all that but still stuck with unusable large document with large white spaces all over
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    Waaw. its working fentastic.. thank you khudos...!!!!
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    Unfortunately, it didn't work for me. I get this message: 'the find what text contains a pattern expression which is not valid'. Any idea? Thnx!
    • To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished.
      You have to first highlight the section of your word document you want to remove the double spacing before proceeding with the above procedure.
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    Unfortunately, it doesn't work for me. I get e message like that: 'the find what text contains a pattern expression which is not valid'. Any idea? Thnx!
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    Oh my freaking god!! this saved me more than 3days of work. thanks heaps
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    Thnx a lot, it did worked for me and saved my number of working hours. I used it for more than 10K words.
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    saved me from manually have to remove spaces between 5432 words. I bow down. thank you.
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    you Sir have been sent by the heavens to help humanity
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    THANK YOU SO MUCH YOU MADE MY DAY THIS IS JUST SO AWESOME
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    Thank you so much for publishing this. You just saved me hours of work.