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  • adj. Of a character, combined with another and so not consuming additional horizontal space.


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  • I don't have any personal data comparing spacing versus non-spacing but for me the spacing works well as a marker.

    More on Triggers and Sleight Triggers

  • Stripping is an interesting job (aka On the meaning of meaningless, aka All Mn characters are non-spacing, but some are more non-spacing than others)

    MSDN Blogs

  • These are characters that are either non-spacing combining marks or zero-width control characters.

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