> Subject: Re: Vertical Ellipsis in Word? This enters a mode where all the ellipses will be drawn from an endpoint. With Arial, at > least. appears in the document. If you need help using alt codes find and note down the alt code you need then visit our instructions for using alt codes page. Then, when you want to insert the ellipses, you simply invoke the shortcut key and let the macro take care of the rest. Say “Dollar sign” and get $.. Say ‘Align Center’ and the current paragraph is centered. Many of the shortcuts that use the Ctrl key on a Windows keyboard also work with the Control key in Word for Mac. Messages, prompts, and program files that the system displays Literal commands that you enter in a syntactical statement Commands that you select from a menu Keyboard shortcuts Variables in a syntax statement for which you must supply values References to other manuals Emphasis in text An optional entry or parameter. I > didn't do an exhaustive test of all the fonts. Saying any of these phrases converts the words spoken into the symbol or does a Word command. Here’s the full list of Office 365 Dictate special phrases, in English. on a QWERTZ keyboard.Option is also known as Alt for all Mac newbies. Documents New default document z U N Ctrl +Alt N Close all open documents z U X W Ctrl+Shift+Alt+W Rebuild Preferences (press during program launch until Alert appears) Ctrl z U X Ctrl +Shift +Alt Document History & Plug-in Info z About InDesign Ctrl+About InDesign Toggle Measurement System z U X U Ctrl+Shift+Alt+U Tools panel This certainly works for the ellipsis and also for most font characters (they may not display correctly but will be found correctly). The keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+C (copy), Ctrl+X (cut), and Ctrl+V (paste) are universal across all Windows applications. Keyboard shortcuts for text formatting involve holding down two or three keys at a time to alter the appearance of text. Maybe this comes in handy for someone else besides me: to generate the ellipsis character ("…") on a Mac keyboard, press Option + ; on a QWERTY keyboard, and (more logical) Option + . For instructions, go to Create a custom keyboard shortcut for Office for Mac. If you are already familiar with using alt codes, simply select the alt code category you need from the table below. > > Linda > > Goldstein, Dan wrote: > > >Doesn't work with Win XP and Word 2K -- must be a Word > 2002/2003 thing. There are definitely other (more efficient) ways to do it, but this should work in a pinch. The following keyboard shortcuts are available with the Ellipse tool: Keyboard shortcut Editing function TAB. Expression 1: (Symbol) Horizontal ellipsis from Extra Math style. Expression 4: (Symbol) Up right diagonal ellipsis from Extra Math style. Expression 2: (Symbol) Math-axis ellipsis from Extra Math style. Expression 3: (Symbol) Vertical ellipsis from Extra Math style. (How you record macros and assign shortcut keys has been covered in other WordTips.) By default, the Ellipse tool creates ellipses outward from a center point. altcodeunicode.com ALT Codes Reference Chart Press and hold the ALT key, then type the numbers on the numeric keypad. However, not all do. If you don't find a keyboard shortcut here that meets your needs, you can create a custom keyboard shortcut. You can record the creating of the ellipses text and then assign the macro a shortcut key. This is how to enter any Unicode character in Microsoft Windows. > > It works fine for me with WinXP and Word 2K. Use TAB to draw the ellipse from an endpoint instead. Welcome to Useful Shortcuts, THE Alt Code resource!. For example, say “Full Stop” and . Expression 5: (Symbol) Down right diagonal ellipsis from Extra Math style. Punctuation Signs Abstract. 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