Spacing around <wbr> tag is not honoured

Fixed Issue #12222698


Shafiq J.
Jun 2, 2017
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Found in
  • Microsoft Edge
Found in build #
Reported by 2 people

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Steps to reproduce

When a <wbr> tag has a space following it, the space character is not honoured when the text doesn’t need to wrap.
Example text:
Haha. Yeah,<wbr> totally.</div>

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Steven K.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Rick J.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Bogdan B.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Bogdan B.” to “Sergey D.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Sergey D.” to “Peter S.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Peter S.” to “Francois R.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Francois R.” to “Bogdan B.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed” to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Status from “Won’t fix”

    • Reactivating auto-resolved valid bugs reported by web dev community. Those were not expected to be resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience!

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Bogdan B.”

      Changed Status to “Fixed”

    • The next version of Edge will include a new text engine that doesn’t have this problem.

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