Re: Depicting Spaces

Subject: Re: Depicting Spaces
From: Jo Baer <jbaer -at- mailbox1 -dot- tcfbank -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 14:26:05 -0500

As far as I know, it is (or at least was) traditional to use a lowercase b with
a slash through it. I used this back in the days when I wrote manuals using DCF,
and the character was defined on one of the codepages available to me. I'm not
having any luck finding it as part of a character set, however. Depending on
what software you're using, you may be able to use a typesetting function to
overstrike the b with the /.

Jo

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"John J. Gardiner" wrote:

> I am developing docs that include examples of code. These code snippets
> include very important spaces among other characters. The number of
> successive spaces is important too. My client has asked that I find a means
> to indicate that a specific number spaces exist in the code via some sort
> of symbol, such as an underscore. So an example of code would look like
> this in the doc:
>
> codecode_code__code___




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References:
Depicting Spaces: From: John J. Gardiner

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