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From __cliff rayman__ <cl...@rayman.com>
Subject Re: Breaking space in an [$ if $] block
Date Tue, 26 Jun 2007 22:31:01 GMT
It has to do with HTML, not Embperl.  Generally, whitespace in an HTML 
document is ignored.  The &32; or otherwise written as &nsbsp; is a 
non-breaking space and specifically not ignored.

Cliff

Michael Smith wrote:
> &#32; works great.  Didn't know I could do that.  Many thanks.
>
> Out of interest for a deeper understanding of embperl, why doesn't a
> regular space do the trick?
>
> Thanks
>
> Michael
>
> On 6/25/07, Lars Kelto <earwig@taar.com> wrote:
>>   He wants it conditional on the if.  Try:
>>
>> ABC[$ if (1==1) $]&#32;[$ endif $]123
>>
>>   Seems to work for me.
>>
>>
>> Lars
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Gavin Spomer [mailto:spomerg@cwu.EDU]
>> Sent: Monday, June 25, 2007 11:26 AM
>> To: embperl@perl.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: [SPAM] Breaking space in an [$ if $] block
>>
>> Not quite sure what you mean by "breakable" space (as in "line break"?),
>> but if you put a space immediately after the character 'C' in your
>> example:
>>
>>    ABC [$ if (1==1) $] [$ endif $]123
>>
>> it will output:
>>
>>    ABC 123
>>
>> Is that what you wanted or have I misunderstood you?
>>
>> Gavin Spomer
>> Systems Programmer
>> Brooks Library
>> Central Washington University
>>
>> >>> Michael Smith <smithm@gmail.com> 06/25/07 4:32 AM >>>
>> Hi there,
>>
>> I want to create a breakable space within my HTML.
>>
>> Here's a short example:
>>
>> ABC[$ if (1==1) $] [$ endif $]123
>>
>> which outputs
>>
>> ABC123 .. with no space despite there being a space in between [$ if
>> $] and [$ endif $]
>>
>> I know I can put an   but I actually want a breakable space.  Is
>> there any way to achieve this?
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>> Michael
>>
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