An HTML tag
that is a bit old but still seems to be supported by IE6
and others. Has the effect of preventing text enclosed between it and its terminator counterpart tag being broken up if it crosses the edge of the text area. If the text needs to be wrapped then the whole nobr-ed section is wrapped to the next line and if it still
won't fit then it just continues past the edge (possibly resizing the page or table
or whatever to contain it).
Whereas this text will be broken up if wrapped at the edge of the page <nobr>this text will not</nobr>
This is utterly useless
on E2 however, because it's not one of the recognised tags
and as such seems to be stripped from any submitted writeups etc, so it's only for use in yer own webpages.
A healthier (W3C
officially supported) tag is the <pre
> tag which defines that the text between it and its brother, </pre>, is preformatted and therefore shallt not be mess-ed with by man nor browser
. Of course text within such tags is forced to a fixed width
font such as courier
, so it's not a great replacement for <nobr>.