remove double spaces

My colleague Ada Nurel is always very frustrated by numpties who put double spaces into their documents, and especially ones who spread out their chemical equations with lots of spaces. She notes that when she does a ‘replace all’ and replaces a double space with a single it will still leave double spaces since three spaces will reduce to two. She therefore has to do the ‘replace all’ several times.

The following macro goes through a document and gets rid of multiple spaces:

Sub RemoveDoubleSpaces()
 Selection.WholeStory
    Selection.Find.ClearFormatting
    Selection.Find.Replacement.ClearFormatting
    With Selection.Find
        .Text = "  "
        .Replacement.Text = " "
        .Forward = True
        .Wrap = wdFindContinue
        .Format = False
        .MatchCase = False
        .MatchWholeWord = False
        .MatchWildcards = False
        .MatchSoundsLike = False
        .MatchAllWordForms = False
    End With
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
    Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll

End Sub

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