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Occasionally I find the need to include an ellipsis in my writing. I could just use three periods, but that's bad typography. Is there a way to insert … just using the keyboard? Similar to how you can insert — by holding down Alt and pressing 0150 on the numberpad. Is there a similar combination for inserting an ellipsis?

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In Windows it's alt+0133 on the numberpad.

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  • What can one do without a numberpad, commonly missing on laptops. Nevermind, superuser.com/questions/372748/… – Screenack Jul 23 '17 at 15:40
  • I would upvote this answer, but active participation on StackExchange feels too much like tacit endorsement of their terrible treatment of one of their most valued contributors. meta.stackexchange.com/questions/336526/… – faintsignal Nov 15 '19 at 1:15
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    @Screenack, on many laptops there is a special key that makes a part of the keyboard act as a numberpad. – hagello Oct 22 '20 at 7:21
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Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.) accept the following shortcut:

Ctrl+Alt+.

(found by my pleasantly surprised cat)

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