In text formatting, a double space means sentences contain a full blank line (the equivalent of the full height of a line of text) between the rows of words. By default, most programs have single spacing enabled, which is a slight space between each line of text, similar to how this paragraph looks. Most word processors and browsers allow for custom spacing.
This is an example of what a
document with double spacing
- How do I double space in Microsoft Word?
- Users looking to double space a text file in a Linux and Unix command line can use the sed command.