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Highlight missing double-space between sentences?

For a while, I've been using sentence-end-double-space: nil. Now I want to get back into the habit of using two spaces to separate sentences. It is the convention for GNU documentation, and it ...
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About `fill-paragraph` in `markdown-mode`

I have a buffer on markdown-mode with the following contents. 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 - a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a ...
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How can I fix sentences detection in org-mode?

I wanted to use hl-sentences module and discovered in the process that the sentence detection, and thus move between sentence is buggy inside org-mode. * Title some text: - bullet 1 - bullet 2 - ...
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Flycheck elisp “There should be two spaces after period”

Is there any way to disable just this one warning? Two spaces seems like overkill but maybe that is the lisp standard?
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What module handles word+period within paragraph fill?

I'm experienced with elisp, and I'm using emacs 24.5. I want to modify how fill-paragraph works for a special application, and I'm trying to figure out which elisp code handles the case where a short ...
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How do you move sentences in orgmode?

In orgmode you can move subtrees up and down using org-metaup and org-metadown. I use it all the time to move paragraphs around. Is it possible to do the same with sentences inside a paragraph?
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How can Emacs number the sentences in a text?

I am analysing text with respect to its argument structure (conclusion supported by reasons, each supported by evidence). During this analysis it would have been very usefull to have each sentence ...
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How does “transpose-sentences” work?

How does M-x transpose-sentences work? I tested it by executing the command with point at various places (as indicated) in the following: this is sentence 1. this is sentence 2. this is sentence 3. ^ ...
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how change behavior of kill-sentence based on position in sentence?

I'd like to modify the behavior of kill-sentence (which I have bound to M-k) according to context, in the following way: If the point is at the beginning of a sentence, then kill the sentence in the ...
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LaTeX-aware sentence endings?

Q: how do I define sentence endings to be LaTeX macro-aware? I'd like backward-sentence and forward-sentence to be smarter about LaTeX macros -- particularly \footnote -- when working in LaTeX ...
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How can I normalize sentence-endings?

Say I have the following text: A. U. Thor writes: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Etiam est elit, pulvinar sit amet erat nec, finibus sagittis ex. Mauris dictum elementum ...
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Any functionality differences using a two-space vs one-space convention at the end of a sentence?

Q: What practical reasons are there not to set sentence-end-double-space to nil? A recently-revived thread on recognizing sentences that don't end in two spaces inspired this question. The Emacs ...
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backword-sentence and forward-sentence are moving over paragraphs

I use markdown-mode to edit markdown, but it's missing one very useful feature. Whenever I press M-a (backward-sentence) or M-e (forward-sentence) it takes me to the start or end of the paragraph, ...
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Recognizing sentences that don't end in two spaces

I'm not going to weigh in on whether ending sentences with two spaces is the One True Way or an abomination. All I know is that I show no signs of establishing a consistent habit of hitting the ...