Re: Space preserving

Subject: Re: Space preserving
From: Tony Graham <tgraham@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2000 13:07:31 -0400 (EST)
At 27 Apr 2000 16:07 +0200, Jany Quintard wrote:
 > 2. Where are useful things such as "\no-break-space;" described ?
 >   I found this by browsing the archive. It is not in my version of the
 >   spec. I assume there must exist some "\line-end" or something like that.

The names are based on the Unicode Standard and ISO/IEC 10646
character names -- just downcase the Unicode (and English-language
version of ISO/IEC 10646) character names and replace spaces with

Jade doesn't support named references to every Unicode character, but
it does support numeric references of the form #\U-xxxx, where xxxx is
the hexadecimal character number.

You can get the list of Unicode character names and numbers from the
Unicode Character Database files that you can download from or you can buy the Unicode Standard book.

Dan Speck wrote a stylesheet for finding all of the named characters
that Jade knows about, but right now I don't know where you could find

There's also a section on DSSSL in my book, "Unicode: A Primer" (ISBN:


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