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

Robert Blackstone blackstone.robert at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 23:19:35 CET 2015


On 8 Mar 2015, at 14:12 ,  Wolfgang Schuster <schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com> wrote
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>> Am 08.03.2015 um 13:55 schrieb Robert Blackstone <blackstone.robert at gmail.com>:
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>> On 8 Mar 2015, at 13:04 , Wolfgang Schuster <schuster.wolfgang at gmail.com> wrote
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>>>> 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.
>>> 
>>> You can use \thinspace or \, which is the short form of \thinspace.
>>> 
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>> Oddly enough, \, gives no comma and a normal space, \. gives no period and no space with mkiv, and a superscript period with mkii.
>> Could these forms for \thinspace perhaps be obsolete? 
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> I have no problem to use \, as a space command but when you use don’t put a space between the command and the following character.


My mistake: I forgot to add a comma after \, !
 \,, indeed works beautifully for my purpose. 
And thanks for the list of possibilities for spaces of various sizes.

Best regards,

Robert Blackstone




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