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Add or Remove Double-Spacing in Word

Making text in your Word document a single or double-spacing is one of the basic text formatting you can do. However, the default space between the lines is 1.15.

Some people think that single-spaced text looks more professional, while others believe that double-spaced text is easier to read.

However, the format of these should be considered based on the basic requirements of your document.

Method 2: How to Add Double-Line Spacing in Word:

How to Add or Remove Double-Spacing in MS Word
How to Add or Remove Double-Spacing in MS Word
  • Launch your Word document
  • Add or type some text in it
  • Make sure you are on the Home tab, If you are not on the Home tab, click the Home tab and navigate there
  • Select all the text (by pressing Ctrl+A) that you want to add double-line space
  • In the paragraph group, click the line and paragraph spacing icon to expand its options
  • Now select the line options for double-spacing based on your current line spacing in your document (The default line spacing is 1.15).
  • Lastly, automatically double line spacing is added to the selected paragraphs.

Method-2: Double-Space in Word:

How to double-space in Microsoft Word
How to double-space in Microsoft Word
  • After launching your Word document, Add or type some text in it
  • Make sure you are on the Home tab, If you are not on the Home tab, click the Home tab and navigate there
  • Select all the text (by pressing Ctrl+A) that you want to add double line space. Click here to read about 8 ways to select all the text in Word
  • In the paragraph group, click Paragraph settings dialogue launcher
  • Now select the line options for double-spacing based on your current line spacing in your document (The default line spacing is 1.15).
  • Lastly, a double line spacing is added to the selected paragraphs.

Remove Double- (Line) Spacing in Word:

Removing double-spacing/ double-line spacing is the same as adding in a Word document, as explained above.

What is Double-Spacing in MS Word?

Making the text in your Word document a single or double space is one of the basic texts formattings you can do. However, the line space is 1. 15 lines by default. Some people think that single-spaced text looks more professional, while others believe that double-spaced text is easier to read. However, the format of these should be considered based on the basic requirements of your document.

How much is double spacing in word

2.0 lines spacing is double spacing in Word.

How to make a Word document double-spaced?

If you select the 2.0 lines option in the Paragraph group on the Home tab, the double-space will be applied.

How to set double line spacing in Word?

If you select the 2.0 lines option in the Paragraph group on the Home tab, the double-line space will be set.

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