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Q. An ellipsis is defined by three dots. Is there a particular reason that it is...limited to three dots? I am looking to understand what the ellipsis signifies! A. How many...dots would you like? You can have as many as four if you put an ellipsis after a period. I don’t...

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to this: what is the appropriate use of punctuation with the ellipsis in dialogue? A....(If you use the ellipsis merely to indicate a voice or thought trailing off, you would not use...

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Q. How do I insert an ellipsis in my manuscript? My computer keyboard can do that...dots? Should these spaces be nonbreaking spaces? A. For manuscripts, inserting an ellipsis ...character-mapping problems (the ellipsis could appear as some other character) across software...

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other. I think this looks rather clumsy. Could I put ellipsis points between two quotes if the latter... ellipsis points only be used if the original order of the quoted parts is retained? A.... Ellipsis points are an option only when quotes are in the correct order and fairly near each other....

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omitted from quoted material. Does one insert a space after the ellipsis if the following sentence is a... ellipsis regardless of its function. If you have trouble seeing spaces in CMOS Online , use the Control...

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a space after the ellipsis before the closing quotation mark? (1) The Supreme Court ordered the...put an ellipsis at the end of a quotation that forms a grammatical sentence, whether in itself or,...

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healing, guilt, forgiveness, and “the marked man/woman.” . . . (The ellipsis is his.) What do you...

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a period at the end of an incomplete sentence and then an ellipsis before continuing the quotation....

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Q. I would love to have your take on an ellipsis problem. I...I guess it comes down to this: what is the appropriate use of punctuation with the ellipsis in...omitted between the two. (If you use the ellipsis merely to indicate a voice or thought trailing...

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Q. Apparently from now on the ellipsis has been banned. Which punctuation marks can take...

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