Can I do length?

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Subject: Can I do <SPAN> length?
Posted by:  Yeah (ye…
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005

I'd like to have a blank space between <SPAN> and </SPAN>. But I'd also like
to specify the length of that space without using a bunch of &nbsp;'s. Is
there any way to do this with CSS?