# how to insert spaces between words in latex

by johndb
Tags: insert, latex, spaces, words
 P: 24 How do I how to insert spaces between words in latex, not new lines or indentation, I mean just a regular space that one does with spacebar on a word editor. Couldn't find answer on web.
 Emeritus Sci Advisor PF Gold P: 10,424 You're not really supposed to insert your own spaces. LaTeX takes care of the spacing of mathematical symbols automatically. If you really do need to insert a space, try the symbol \, - Warren
 P: 24 Thank you it was surprisingly difficult finding the answer for such a simple thing on the net.
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## how to insert spaces between words in latex

 Quote by chroot You're not really supposed to insert your own spaces. LaTeX takes care of the spacing of mathematical symbols automatically. If you really do need to insert a space, try the symbol \, - Warren
The tilde, ~, works for this, and I believe that the ampersand, &, works as well. These are useful if you want text mixed in with your mathematical formulas.

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