How to fix irritating double spacing AKA double carriage returns

This tip is so simple – but I am amazed by the number of folk I meet who have never heard of it – so here goes:

You know how it is. You copy and paste text into a Word or Outlook doc or whatever – and despite that fact that you are using PureText, every time you hit RETURN you get double spacing

Like this

double spacing – Grrrrrrr……

when what you want
is single spacing
like this.

So how do you do that?

Just hold down the Shift key while pressing the RETURN key.

Simple – when you know how.

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