White Spaces White Spaces
This page describes what white spaces are.

White spaces are characters which leave an invisible space between characters. The various file formats usually ignore white spaces to parts when parsing an expression.

Example expression:
   some text
This example expression contains three spaces at the beginning, which might be ignored by any of the file parsers. Whether or not the parser ignores white spaces is mentioned in the documentation for the respective file format.

■ Range of Unicode characters corresponding to white spaces
  U+0009 (CHARACTER TABULATION)
  U+000A (LINE FEED)
  U+000B (LINE TABULATION)
  U+000C (FORM FEED)
  U+000D (CARRIAGE RETURN)
  U+0020 (SPACE)
  U+0085 (NEXT LINE)
  U+00A0 (NO-BREAK SPACE)
  U+1680 (OGHAM SPACE MARK)
  U+180E (MONGOLIAN VOWEL SEPARATOR)
  U+2000 (EN QUAD)
  U+2001 (EM QUAD)
  U+2002 (EN SPACE)
  U+2003 (EM SPACE)
  U+2004 (THREE-PER-EM SPACE)
  U+2005 (FOUR-PER-EM SPACE)
  U+2006 (SIX-PER-EM SPACE)
  U+2007 (FIGURE SPACE)
  U+2008 (PUNCTUATION SPACE)
  U+2009 (THIN SPACE)
  U+200A (HAIR SPACE)
  U+2028 (LINE SEPARATOR)
  U+2029 (PARAGRAPH SEPARATOR)
  U+202F (NARROW NO-BREAK SPACE)
  U+205F (MEDIUM MATHEMATICAL SPACE)
  U+3000 (IDEOGRAPHIC SPACE)

For further information, consult Unicode at http://www.unicode.org.