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Re: double spaces between words

From: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>
Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2002 13:43:51 -0800
To: Frank Boumphrey <bckman@ix.netcom.com>, Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>, <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BA1E4317.1B8D5%tantek@cs.stanford.edu>



"The wordSpacing property is available on Macintosh beginning with Internet
Explorer 4.01. It is available for other platforms beginning with Internet
Explorer 6."

Yes, word-spacing works just fine in IE4+/Mac and IE6+/Windows.

It is much better to use the 'word-spacing' property rather than polluting
your document with presentational &nbsp;s.


P.S. And in the "teach a man to fish" department: In general, to lookup
whether a particular property is supported in IE, simply search Google for
MSDN+property-name, e.g.


Typically the first item in the search results is the page you want, and
this takes you directly there:


On 12/12/02 9:37 AM, "Frank Boumphrey" <bckman@ix.netcom.com> wrote:

> wordspacing is not supported on IE5, so regretably for the time being one
> must use &nbsp;
> Frank
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jonathan Chetwynd" <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>
> To: <www-style@w3.org>
> Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2002 11:18 AM
> Subject: double spaces between words
>> Our  users  benefit  from  this,  some  fail  to separate  words
>> otherwise.
>> other  than  <pre>  I  have  not  found  a  way.
>> any  suggestions.
>> thanks
>> jonathan
Received on Thursday, 12 December 2002 16:29:28 UTC

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