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Characters 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...

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

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Characters Q. How do I insert an ellipsis in my manuscript? My computer keyboard can do... ellipsis character is a workable method, but it is not our preferred method. It is easy enough for a...for character-mapping problems (the ellipsis could appear as some other character) across software...

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each other. I think this looks rather clumsy. Could I put ellipsis points between two quotes if the...should 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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there be a space after the ellipsis before the closing quotation mark? (1) The Supreme Court ordered...need to put an ellipsis at the end of a quotation that forms a grammatical sentence, whether in...

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

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

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

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Q. I would love to have your take on an ellipsis ... ellipsis in dialogue? Answer »...text omitted between the two. (If you use the ellipsis merely to indicate a voice or thought...

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

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