An ellipsis can be useful to have in a diagram:
I've been asked on several occasions how to make one of these puppies, so I
thought I'd publish the steps I saw one of my coworkers use:
- Launch Word, Excel, or PowerPoint.
- Get the Drawing toolbar to show up if it's not already there. You do
this by going to the View menu | Toolbars | Drawing.
- Create a line.
- Change the dash style to dots.
- Increase the thickness.
- And viola!
As a side note, I was tempted to title this entry "dot dot dot" until I found the real
name in the dictionary.
1 a : the omission of one or more words that are obviously
To think, my English vocabulary is actually improving by maintaining this blog.