Closed Bug 206925 Opened 18 years ago Closed 18 years ago
When I enter nonbreaking spaces (ALT 255 or ALT 160) in forms, they get converted to normal spaces
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4b) Gecko/20030516 Mozilla Firebird/0.6 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4b) Gecko/20030516 Mozilla Firebird/0.6 In various web-based message forums, I very often use non-breaking spaces, whicgh I try by holding down the ALT key while typing “255” on the keypad. From any other browser, these get entered as nonbreaking spaces, and allow me to format my message in ways that the combination of HTML and the forum code itself otherwise suppresses. In forums that allow HTML, I can usually accomplish the same thing by typing an ampersand followed by “nbsp;”, but many forums either don't allow HTML at all, or only allow selected parts of HTML that often don't support this ampersand-nbsp; use. Other extended characters that I type via the ALT key get treated correctly under Phoenix/Fireird, but the nonbreaking space does not. It always gets submitted as a normal space. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Go to any web-based message board. 2. Try entering a message in which you indent the first line of a pragraph using two nonbreaking spaces. Type each nonbreaking space by holding dwn the ALT key while typing “255” or “160” on the numeric keypad. 3. Post or preview that message, and not ethat the first line is NOT indented as you meant it to be. 4. Repeat the process using Netscape, or probably just about any other browser. See the difference? Actual Results: Every paragraph that I've typed in this form, I've started with two nonbreaking spaces, to indent the first line. Every period at the end of a sentence, I've followed with one nonbreaking space, and one normal space. I'm sure that in examining the text that I've entered, you'll find no nonbreakling spaces, that they have all been converted to normal spaces. Expected Results: It should never convert nonbreaing spaces to normal spaces; it should pass them on unmolested, as it does with otehr extended characters.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 194498 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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