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@crossingthethreshold No, nbsp is a non-breaking space, which means the word before and after it will be viewed as one long word, and won’t break across lines.

And the kerning value is different: a non-breaking space is the same width as a regular space, while an em space is wider — it is, in fact, one em in width, which traditionally was the width of the letter m in whatever typeface we’re talking about, and an en space would be the width of the letter n. It’s also the same width as an em dash, like this one — while an en space is the same as an en dash, like this – and a regular space (like all the ones between these words) is the same as a dash, or hyphen, like this -

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