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RE: Off Topic -- Hard hyphen?

From: Bruce Bailey <bbailey@clark.net>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 1999 08:04:51 -0500
Message-ID: <01BF4614.BA3E5280.bbailey@clark.net>
To: "'Al Gilman'" <asgilman@iamdigex.net>, "'Web Accessibility Initiative'" <w3c-wai-ig@w3.org>
Thanks Al!

Of course CSS has an answer!  This is even more elegant since mostly I am 
worried about this when the hyphen is part of a hyperlink.  That means that 
(once I make the plunge to CSS) I can just add the nowrap to my style for 
Anchors?  Too bad I have been using &nbsp; for text that is part a link for 
a while now...

On Friday, December 10, 1999 9:37 PM, Al Gilman 
[SMTP:asgilman@iamdigex.net] wrote:
> 1. There is the whitespace=nowrap formatting property that in theory 
> accomplish what you are after if you wrap the whole <span
> class='my-nowrap'>hyphenated-expression</span> and then style this class 
> ID with the property whitespace=nowrap.
> At 05:43 PM 12/10/99 -0500, Bruce Bailey asked:
>> Is there a character for a "non-breaking hyphen"?  I want a dash that is 

>> treated like any other non-space alphanumeric character:  i.e., one 
>> if near the end of a line, causes the line to wrap at the space before 
>> text that precedes the hyphen rather than just after the hyphen.
Received on Tuesday, 14 December 1999 09:38:58 UTC

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