Spacing, Punctuation and Symbol Correction Tool

Create great-looking documents by removing excessive spaces, inserting missing spaces, using non-breaking spaces to keep text on the same line for readability, and using typographically correct symbols.

This tool is part of TransTools+

Spacing, Punctuation and Symbol Correction Tool helps you create great-looking documents by fixing various spacing, punctuation and typography issues. It removes excessive spaces, inserts missing spaces, uses non-breaking spaces to keep text on the same line for readability, and uses typographically correct symbols where necessary.

Spacing and typography issues found by Spacing, Punctuation and Symbol Correction Tool

Finding potential spacing, punctuation and typography issues in a document with Spacing, Punctuation and Symbol Correction Tool

Features

  • Remove excessive spaces: replace several spaces with one space, remove spaces before and after certain punctuation symbols, remove spaces at the beginning and end of paragraphs and lines.
  • Insert missing spaces before and after certain punctuation symbols.
  • Use non-breaking spaces before units of measurement, before and after specific words, and in the middle of phrases, in order to keep text on the same line for better readability.
  • Use typographically correct symbols: ellipsis instead of three dots, correct degree sign instead of superscript zero, multiplication sign instead of “x”, etc.
  • (Coming soon) Use correct quotation marks in accordance with the document language.
  • (Coming soon) Enforce non-breaking spaces before certain end-of-sentence punctuation and guillemets in French.

Spacing, Punctuation and Symbol Correction Tool in action: screenshots

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Preparing to check the current document for potential issues with Spacing, Punctuation and Symbol Correction Tool.
Reviewing potential issues found by Spacing, Punctuation and Symbol Correction Tool in the current document
Changing the correction options: selecting a different replacement option for a specific instance of excessive spaces found in the document
Grouping the found issues by type to speed up review
Modifying the options of a correction profile using the Profile Manager.
Language-specific rules of the selected profile in the Profile Manager.
Adding a new phrase (unit of measurement) that requires non-breaking spaces before it when it follows a number.
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This tool is part of TransTools+, suite of productivity tools for Microsoft Office designed for translators, editors, content creators and DTP specialists.
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Quality assurance (QA) tools

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