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how do you make non-breaking ellipse in text?

asked 2016-05-20 01:21:28 +0200

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I want to keep . . . (ellipse) from being folded around to the next line. How do I keep it together on one line?

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answered 2016-05-20 08:21:46 +0200

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Ellipsis is supposed to be a single character. The easiest way to insert one is through menu Insert->Special characters.... From the top right drop-down menu (subset), choose General punctuation, then click on the ellipsis (U+2026) and OK.

Depending on your keyboard driver (but this is not a LO issue, it is an OS feature), you can also type it directly through a combination of Ctrl, Alt, maybe Shift and another key.

If you type an ellipsis as a run of 3 dots, LO is perfectly legitimate to break a line after any dot.

If your question is about keeping the ellipsis with the previous word, either type it next to this word (without space in-between) or use a non-breaking space U+00A0 between the word and the ellipsis.

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