In CiviMail, in the subject or at the end of the text of the mail, spaces are added after certain number of characters.

How to solve that?

Screenshots of the problem below. An additional space between word European and agricultural.

email in civimail ui

email in mail client

  • can you provide a bit more of a clear example? eg screenshot, or similar on Demo site
    – petednz - fuzion
    Commented Feb 20, 2017 at 21:12
  • and good to see civi in use by the organic umbrella organisation ;-)
    – petednz - fuzion
    Commented Feb 20, 2017 at 21:17
  • so applying the patch mentioned by Thomas or waiting for the next release should solve it
    – Xavier
    Commented Mar 7, 2017 at 22:11

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We did enounter the same issue earlier. I created an issue for it and proposed a patch: https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-20228

  • Interesting, does it work as well with utf8 subject lines? (I'm assuming writing them in german would have triggered the problem)
    – Xavier
    Commented Mar 7, 2017 at 22:10
  • I have applying the patch. The problem is solved. Thanks lot for help. Commented Mar 9, 2017 at 14:21

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