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   RE: nbsp is a Saxon Application

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  • From: Kay Michael <Michael.Kay@icl.com>
  • To: "'Dave Geoghegan'" <daveg@knowledgextensions.com>, XML DEV <XML-DEV@xml.org>
  • Date: Thu, 6 Jul 2000 09:53:08 +0100

>     I'm building a HTML Dom with Saxon and I'm trying to include
> elements like the &nbsp; element.
>     I've seen how it's done in XSL, but I'm using a DOM.

It's not clear from your description how you are serializing the final

However, the simplest way of outputting a non-breaking space in HTML output
is to forget the &nbsp; entity, and just generate the NBSP character (hex
a0) directly. The &nbsp; entity is only really there to make it easier to
enter this character from the keyboard.

Mike Kay

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