[NTG-context] Does a "half-space" or small space exist in ConTeXt?

Wolfgang Schuster schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 12:35:19 CET 2015


> Am 08.03.2015 um 12:24 schrieb Robert Blackstone <blackstone.robert at gmail.com>:
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> I would like to use something like a "half-space" or small space in a situation where neither no space, nor a normal space is ideal.
> See the ME:
> ---------------------------------
> \usemodule[simplefonts]
> \setmainfont[Verdana]
> \setupbodyfont[10pt]
> \starttext
> On the third beat a 6th between bass and tenor, {\em \lohi{B}{g}}, moves to the octave {\em \lohi{A}{a} . 
> \medskip
> On the third beat a 6th between bass and tenor, {\em \lohi{B}{g}} , moves to the octave {\em \lohi{A}{a}} . 
> \stoptext
> --------------------------------
> 
> Without a space after {\em \lohi{B}{g}}, the normal situation, the comma is too close to the B, (and the period too close to the A), suggesting some superscript.
> A normal space does not look nice (but if necessary I could live with it)
> 
> Is there an intermediate size for a space somehow?

You can use \thinspace or \, which is the short form of \thinspace.

BTW. The context version of \medskip is \blank[medium].

Wolfgang


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