In the bitbucket pull request reply box, when I type the space bar two times it puts a dot. I don't know why that happens. Does it follow any particular flavor of markdown? Is there a way to avoid this behavior?
Things I noted:
But this happens only when I press two spaces quickly.

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    It's a fairly standard typing convenience, along with Capitalising the next letter. It may not be bitbucket it at all, the OS could be doing it.
    – Tetsujin
    Apr 17, 2023 at 12:48
  • @Tetsujin That's interesting I am using a Mac. I opened the TextEdit and there also it's the same behavior.
    – nicku
    Apr 17, 2023 at 13:48
  • It's a system-wide pref, answer added
    – Tetsujin
    Apr 17, 2023 at 14:01

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As you're on Mac, this is a system setting/pref.
System Preferences > Keyboard > Text > Add full stop [period] with double-space

enter image description here Pref location will have changed in Ventura, but should be searchable.

This should work anywhere that respects the Mac Tooblox.

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