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How to make Invisible Character Alt Codes (Non-breaking Spaces)

Invisible characters or blank spaces (known as non-breaking spaces) alt codes are sometimes very useful. People use invisible character Alt codes or non-breaking spaces for a variety of purposes and across multiple platforms. There are also different ways to make an invisible character or blank space using Alt codes.

To make an Alt code or character you must use the numerical keypad on your computer. Make sure that Num Lock (Number Lock) is on. Hold down the Alt key on your keyboard, type in the code you wish to produce, and release Alt.

  • The first Alt code is Alt+255. The second Alt code is Alt+0160.

In GTK+ apps, you can do it with Ctrl+Shift+U00A0. ..or, depending on your keyboard layout, simply AltGr+Space.

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