Generate a Unicode nonbreaking space in Ruby

Regular spaces and non-breaking spaces are hard to distinguish for a human.
Instead of using the   HTML entity or code like " " # this is an nbsp, use a well-named helper method instead.

def nbsp
  [160].pack('U*')
end

160 is the ASCII character code of a non-breaking space.

Arne Hartherz over 11 years ago
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