I am using the following counter:


Two (2) spaces are automatically inserted between the preceding word and the counter -- e.g., word \num shows up in the pdf file as word 1.

Is there a way to have just one space between a word and a counter? If possible, I'd like to avoid writing word\num and would prefer to write it like word \num

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    Use % at the end of line, e.g., …\num{% and …foo}%. – Manuel Jul 9 '14 at 19:18

Comment out spurious blank spaces (one carriage return tantamounts to a blank space) in the definition:



a \num


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  • Yes, that works perfectly -- thank you very much!!! :) – lawlist Jul 9 '14 at 19:22

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