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This is the {{nowrap}} template.

This template prevents word wraps (line breaks) in text and links that contain spaces.


Lots of text {{nowrap|10 kg (22 lb)}} more text.

It may render like this:

Lots of text 10 kg (22 lb)
more text.

Or like this:

Lots of text
10 kg (22 lb) more text.

But it will not render like this:

Lots of text 10 kg (22
lb) more text.

Handling interpreted characters[edit]

Templates have problems to handle parameter data that contains equal signs "=" or vertical bars "|". In such cases consider using {{nowrap begin}} + {{nowrap end}} instead. But there are also workarounds:

For text that includes an equal sign "=", precede the text with 1=. For example:

{{nowrap|1=2 + 2 = 4}}

Which renders this:

2 + 2 = 4

For text that includes a vertical bar "|", escape the bar(s) with | or {{!}}. For instance like this:

{{nowrap|&#124;2&#124; < 3}}

Or like this:

{{nowrap|{{!}}2{{!}} < 3}}

Which renders this:

|2| < 3

Technical details[edit]

The actual code that does the job is this HTML+CSS code:

<span class="nowrap">This text will not wrap</span>

Then Template:Nowrap/core.css brings CSS code for proper rendering.

Spaces at the beginning or end of your text will fall outside the no-wrap tag in the rendered text due to Wikimedia rendering mechanisms.

See also[edit]

  • {{nbsp}} to enter one or more non-breaking spaces

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Template parameters

This template prefers inline formatting of parameters.


Text in which line breaks should not occur.