Re: [xep-support] preventing line breaks before punctuation

From: David Tolpin <>
Date: Mon Oct 30 2006 - 04:43:22 PST

On Sat, 28 Oct 2006 16:28:39 +0500, Geoff Levner <>

> In French, punctuation characters like the colon and semicolon are
> separated from the preceding word by a space. (Par exemple : noter
> l'espace.) But the word and the colon following it should never be put
> on separate lines.
> Does anybody know of a way to prevent XEP from inserting line breaks
> before an isolated colon or semicolon?

Hi Geoff,

sounds like in French, colon and semicolon must be included into an inline
with space-start set to 0.5em . Is that right? To do that, you can write a
simple XSLT or any general-purpose language filter.


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