Layout.word space to next word

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This preference controls the selection behaviour when double-clicking text as it relates to the space following the text.

Possible values and their effects


Select the space up to the following word. (Default on Windows and Mac OS for all apps except Minimo)


Do not select any extra spaces. (Default on all platforms except Windows and Mac OS and on Minimo)

First checked in

2001-10-19 by Mike Pinkerton.

Has an effect in

  • Netscape (all versions since 7.0)
  • Mozilla Suite (all versions since 0.9.6)
  • Phoenix (all versions)
  • Firebird (all versions)
  • Firefox (all versions)
  • Minimo (all versions)
  • SeaMonkey (all versions)

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