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Thursday, 12. April 2007 - 15:47

Correct Typography: Horizontal ellipsis, the three dots

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Wrong: Hello you..., This is a [...] example quote.

Correct: Hello you, This is a [] example quote.

The coressponding unicode- or enitity-notation is: … or …

The horizontal ellipsis is very popular in Word, too, because the programm is converting three points automatically to …. This can cause to problem when copy and pasting text from word into a CM-System that can't handle recieved unicode signs.

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  1. eyecandy wrote at 20/11/07 - 10:59:17
    schön, über richtig und falsch zu schreiben. vielleicht sollte man es dann nur ganz richtig machen:
    falsch: hallo du..., ...
    richtig: hallo, du ..., ...
  2. Philipp Söhnlein (Website) wrote at 20/11/07 - 13:42:20
    Nicht unbedingt. Es könnte ja auch "Hallo du Miesepeter, …" heißen.

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