U+00A0 no-break space added around italic and bold

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26 Jul, 2019 10:12 AM


When copy-pasting text from Marked 2 into an editor or a word processor, a no-break space (U+00A0) is added before and after the string in italics or bold. I've tested it with MS Word, Writer LO and a text editor, it happens with all three applications.

Of course the problem can be resolved, in the application, by searching and replacing those no-break spaces with a normal space, but maybe there's a simple way to have Marked 2 not introduce them in the first place?


  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Brett on 26 Jul, 2019 10:16 AM

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    I assume this is happening with "Copy Rich Text?"


  2. 2 Posted by Samuel Arnet on 26 Jul, 2019 11:08 AM

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    No, the no-break spaces are only added when I select text in Marked 2
    and then "Copy" and paste it into the word processor (MS Word) by
    choosing either "Keep Source Formatting" or "Match Destination
    Formatting". They are *not* added when I choose "Keep Text Only" (but in
    this case the formatting is gone too, obviously).

    Neither are the no-break spaces added when I select text in Marked 2 and
    then "Copy Rich Text" and paste it into the word processor (MS Word) by
    choosing any of the three options mentioned above. Strangely, though,
    the text of the whole file is copied, not just the selected text, so
    "Copy Rich Text" is not an option in most circumstances.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Brett on 26 Jul, 2019 11:14 AM

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    When you do that you're essentially just copying text out of a web browser. The way that Rich Text editors interpret that can vary, but it's nothing that Marked is adding.

    - Brett

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