Zak: This is a problem that we all encounter in mIRC Scripting, and there are few work arounds for it depending on exactly what you're doing. Most commonly, people pad out spaces using the $chr(160) character which is known as a Non-Breaking Space that mIRC will not strip out.

You can find many related articles dealing with this issue, one way or another.

- Raccoon

Well. At least I won lunch.
Good philosophy, see good in bad, I like!