14 questions linked to/from When should I use non-breaking space?
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### Spacing issue in equation reference [duplicate]

When I type (Eq.\ref{eq.15}) The output is Obviously the spacing between "Eq." and "1.15" is too closed. But when I type (adding a space) (Eq. \ref{eq.15}) The output is: Obviously the spacing ...
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### What is the difference between ~\ and \ [duplicate]

While I was writing one of my first papers in LaTeX, I used the reference/citing style that was used in the example provided by the professor. For referencing or citing, he uses ~\ref{} or ~\cite{}, ...
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### What are the most common mistakes that beginners of (La)TeX and Friends make?

I want to collect the most common mistakes, misconceptions, pitfalls, etc that (La)TeX and Friends users make. Please one answer for each mistake, misconception, pitfall, etc. I am only interested in ...
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### Why should I put a ~ before \ref or \cite?

My question is in the title of this post, but extends to other referencing commands like \eqref, \citep, \citet (and the like) as well.
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### LaTeX equivalent of &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; in HTML?

In HTML, to get extra horizontal spacing all I would have to do is: This is textual phrase A&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;This is textual phrase B to get the following output: This is textual ...
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### What is the right way to use of non-breakable space before math expressions?

I have seen LaTeX code that puts a ~ between every math expression and the text preceding it, does not use ~ in this manner at all, and uses a ~ in this way if and only if the math expression is ...
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### Exhaustive list of use cases for the interword space \␣

The Guide to LaTeX (4e) states that \␣ is a "[n]ormal space between words after a command without arguments or after a period that is not the end of a sentence" (p. 467). For the former case (\...
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### LaTeX: The Space Between Words [duplicate]

I read the book The Not So Short Introduction to LaTeX, and found this line: LaTeX: Tilde '~' generates a space that cannot be enlarged and... It seems that the tilde make the space smaller when I ...
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### Tikzposter: Long list of authors breaking in two lines

I have a problem with a long list of authors. I don't want to beak the name between last name and given name. What I mean is shown for Author "AuthorForThis ABCeAAAAAAAA1" How can I avoid this? ...
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### Can I have an “almost-non-breaking” space in LaTeX?

As suggested in, e.g., this question, I use non-breaking spaces in LaTeX to avoid some bad line breaks, e.g., "the dimension of~$X$" However, in some cases, this leads to words being hyphenated in an ...
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### Function numbering in algorithms

Algorithms are getting numbered automatically but unable to get same for the functions. In the following example, Algorithms are numbered as Algorithm 1 and Algorithm 2 by themselves but Functions ...
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### Is it necessary to use a non-breaking space when using cleveref?

I came across this question about the instances wherein non-breaking space should be used. For cross-referencing, I am using cleveref. Although its documentation does not indicate anything about non-...