En space

Updated: 12/31/2022 by Computer Hope

An en space is a space that takes up only half a point size, named after the typography unit of measurement en.


In HTML (hypertext markup language), to insert an em space, use the HTML entity  .

The size of a displayed em space may vary slightly according to the browser or device that renders the text.


In the following sentence, word spacing is normal.

The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.

In the following sentence, all spaces are en spaces.

The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.

Em space, Font size, Typography terms