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

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sun Mar 8 18:37:57 CET 2015

```On 3/8/2015 2:13 PM, Idris Samawi Hamid ادريس سماوي حامد wrote:
> Hi Robert,
>
> All the suggestions you have received are good, but ultimately you might
> want to look at the spaces that Unicode provides, for example 202F. Not
> sure sure which Unicode space character best suits your needs, but once
> you have determined that, you can map it to one of the commands
> suggested by others, or even define it to the exact width you want. For
> example, I use imacron (U+012B) so much that it clashes with other
> characters. So I map it to an alternate version that has a thinner macron:
>
> \defineactivecharacter ī {\fontchar{imacron.alt}}
>
> So what you want is a unicode space character that you can enter in your
> editor, then define it in ConTeXt to exactly what you want.

fyi: the list that Wolfgang shows with verbose space names ... these are
in fact unicode characters.

Hans

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