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What happened to the automatic Eclipses?

asked 2018-05-29 10:44:15 +0200

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Alright, earlier I was writing, and I copied and pasted something in a different language for a file, which wasn't unusual for me, I had it set so I'd still keep the English (US) setting after I set those words to not be affected by spell check... but all of a sudden, my eclipses wouldn't change from 3 periods automatically... and it was on the English (US) Setting so I don't know what happened... but, I use eclipses a lot, and I really wanna know the permanent fix for them... I've already tried Autocorrect, but it frustrates me that I have to put a space between the eclipse and the word I'm putting it with... so, please... permanent fixes anyone? I'd GREATLY appreciate anything that would help.

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Supposedly ellipsis/ellipses?

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2018-05-29 10:50:15 +0200 )edit

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answered 2018-05-29 11:01:46 +0200

updated 2018-05-29 11:23:21 +0200

By default, the Autocorrect options for English do include a rule to convert .*... to , where .* tells to not require a space between the ellipsis and the preceeding word. If you don't use that prefix, then the space would be required, of course.

Reference for this is in LibreOffice help.

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