HTML spaces ...

Subject: HTML spaces ...
From: "Peter Ring, PRC" <prc -at- PIP -dot- DKNET -dot- DK>
Date: Fri, 3 May 1996 11:49:20 +1

On 2 May, UC Bobby Collinswrote:

>Does anyone know of a way to insert blank spaces into a line of HTML
>text? I know how to insert blank lines, and how to indent, but I can't
>find how to put in spaces. I use HotDog, but it doesn't offer any
>help.

The code is "&nbsp;" (without the ""). It is a fairly new tag,
supported by e.g. Netscape 2+ and Microsoft Explorer 1+, but not by
Netscape 1.0. In browsers not supporting the tag it will be written
in full like this: &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;

I would consequently be very carefull where to use it - and when!
For the time being I will not use it on normal webpages.

The hotkey in Netscape Navigator Gold 2.01 is Shift-Space.

Greetings from Denmark
Peter Ring
PRC - specialist in user friendly manuals and quality measurements on manuals.
prc -at- pip -dot- dknet -dot- dk http://www.pip.dknet.dk/~pip323/index.htm
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