Use a period at the end of full sentences, and don’t use a period at the end of sentence fragments or after the last item in an unordered list. Use only one space after a period, or any other punctuation, that ends a complete sentence.

Be aware of the differences in these terms, which are all represented by a period character:

The character used in domain names, email addresses, and computer files.
full stop
This term is traditionally British English. Don’t use in Drucare documentation.
The name for the punctuation mark used at the end of a sentence.
The dot glyph used in numbers to separate the fractional part from the integer part.
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