Template:Spaces/sandbox

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A template to produce one or more non-breaking spaces (  character entities).

Usage[edit]

Syntax[edit]

{{spaces|N|type}} produces N consecutive non-breaking spaces (where N is a whole number larger than zero) of the type specified by the second parameter (which are ordered by decreasing space width): em, fig, en, thin, hair. If type is not specified, N non-breaking spaces ( ) are produced. A non-breaking space has the same width as a standard space, whose width is between the width of en and thin.

{{space|type}} produces a single non-breaking space of the type indicated.

Controlling line-breaking in infoboxes[edit]

This template, usually as its alias {{nbsp}}, may be used with {{wbr}} and {{nowrap}} to control line-breaking in bulletless lists in infoboxes, to prevent wrapped long entries from being confused with multiple entries. See Template:Wbr/doc#Controlling line-breaking in infoboxes for details.

Template data[edit]

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TemplateData for Spaces

Inserts one or more non-breaking spaces

Template parameters

Parameter Description Type Status
Quantity 1

How many non-breaking spaces to insert

Default
1
Example
empty
Auto value
empty
Number optional

See also[edit]

  • {{pad}} to add inline spacing in units of px, em or ex
  • {{0}} to add invisible characters
  • {{nowrap|item}} to stop the linewrapping of any part of item
  • {{nb5}} to insert five non-breaking spaces
  • {{indent}} indents by a specified number of spaces (with leading newline)
  • {{in5}} indents by five or a specified number of spaces (with no leading newline)
  • {{block indent}}, to indent an entire block of content, similar to a block quotation (uses <div> and CSS margins)
  • {{sp}}, to add regular, breaking space