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Hi,

I would like to replace space with non-breaking space in Publisher. I tried a lots of combinations but they just didn't work.

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14 minutes ago, Petar Petrenko said:

replace space with non-breaking space

  1. Find: space character
  2. Replace: Loupe menu → Special Characters → Non-Breaking Space

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Note that @loukash's method does not involve reg-ex processing, so the Find options could even be set to Normal. But it should also work with the options set to Regular Expression.

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11 minutes ago, walt.farrell said:

it should also work with the options set to Regular Expression.

Ah, yes, I missed the "regex" in the title.
I remember having been involved in a few similar threads in the past: 
https://forum.affinity.serif.com/index.php?/search/&q=non-breaking space&quick=1&author=loukash&search_and_or=and&sortby=relevancy

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