Entering spaces

I can’t get spaces to show up for students to substitute the values onto the sketchpad.
The code is here. I’ve tried spaces, tabs,\ , and even space emojis.
EQ=( )=${MText}${BText}
pointLabel(“B”): EQ
It keeps defaulting to

Using a backslash before your space will render it in latex.

EQ=`(\ )=${MText}${BText}`

You’ll obviously need to do something similar in your MText.

So simple, thank you!