# [OS X TeX] Invisible character

Jung-Tsung Shen jushen at gmail.com
Wed Jun 21 19:19:00 EDT 2006

On 6/21/06, Alain Schremmer <Schremmer.Alain at gmail.com> wrote:
> To use Will Robertson's macros for tables, I modified them a bit—with
> his help—to make it easier for me to see where to enter the stuff.
> To that effect, I used the mac's bitten apple which was nice because it
> didn't show on the pdf. Eventually, though, it did show—as a question mark.
> Somehow, I don't remember how, the bitten apple got replaced by ð which,
> so far, doesn't show on the pdf either. (But I don't know what key gives
> it!)
>
> Question: Other than \hspace{0mm}, is there something I can use in the
> source that will /definitely/ not show in any pdf.
>
> Regards
> --schremmer

Alain, I didn't fully understand your question, and I am sure you must
have known this (seeing you a veteran here). Anyway, I have used
\phantom{your text} to give some space before. Not sure if \phantom{}
gives nothing, though.

JT
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