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[NTB] Re: Stripping HTML tags

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  • tuttle.grey
    ... Good points. ... Non-breaking space ... plain ... lines ... line ... the ... of ... The trouble here is that someone is making possibly inappropriate and
    Message 1 of 10 , Sep 21, 2007
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      --- In notetab@yahoogroups.com, "ebbtidalflats" <ebbtidalflats@...>
      wrote:

      > Your arguments don't wash. If " " were indeed just a SPACE, why
      > then is there a difference between " " and " " in the first
      > place. Why do YOU use normal spaces at all, instead of using  
      > everywhere?

      Good points.

      > "NBSP" in   continues to stand for "Non Braking SPace".

      Non-breaking space

      > Arguing this fact isn't going to get you a conversion of nbsp to
      plain
      > spaces, nor does it offer a solution for preventing the wrap of
      lines
      > at inconvenient places in text, while still allowing an automatic
      line
      > break at any other space.


      > Were you correct, you would be able to offer a means to deal with
      the
      > following example (underline represents the UNBREAKABLE SPACE):
      >
      > "I want this text to be all on one line, except for
      > 'Titles_go_together_on_one_line' when they happen to reach the end
      of
      > the line"

      The trouble here is that someone is making possibly inappropriate and
      certainly inconvenient use of non-breaking spaces. The elegant and
      flexible solution to the problem of keeping some strings of text on
      one line is to use CSS:

      selector {white-space: nowrap;}
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