no-break space or non-breakable space (NBSP)

The non-breaking space is also known as a hard space or fixed space.
In Unicode, it is encoded as U+00A0 (GNU/Linux Ctrl+Shift+u  + 00a0 + Enter|space == non-breakable space)
(html - numeric reference:     character reference

2013/8/9 Adolfo Jayme Barrientos <>
On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 1:40 PM, Julius22 <> wrote:
>    I wondered if it is OK to use "&nbsp" to put unbreakable spaces (that
> we use quite a lot in french). When I only had to replace a space by an
> unbreakable space in string, I only made a proposal (except at the
> beginning).

Ubuntu translators at Launchpad add “[nbsp]”.

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