[XeTeX] no-break space

Yves Codet ycodet at club-internet.fr
Sat Sep 4 10:27:05 CEST 2004

Le 4 sept. 04, à 09:59, Jonathan Kew a écrit :

> Actually, an alternative would be to define it as \char32 (the regular 
> ASCII space):
> 	\catcode"00A0=\active
> 	\def^^^^00a0{\char32\relax}
> This works (and doesn't allow a line-break) because calling for 
> \char32 is *not* equivalent to a space in the input file. A space in 
> the input becomes inter-word "glue" in TeX, whereas \char32 is just 
> another character to be printed using the current font, like any other 
> normal letter or punctuation (it just happens to be the "space" 
> character).

I preferred this solution and it worked well. Thanks again for your 

Best wishes,


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