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This article is about Typography in LyX.

Ellipsis without space: [. . .]

To insert Ellipsis ( . . . ), press "Alt + ." This writes \ldots{} into the source. Usually after the ellipsis there is set a space. You may need ellipsis without space within quotations: [...] You get this, if you insert the following lines into the Header:

 \let\ldotsOld\ldots
 \renewcommand\ldots{\,\ldotsOld\unkern\,}

Microtypography

For a clean typesetting you may need micro-adjustments. There is a package, which does that for you automatically:

Add the following in the header:

 \usepackage{microtype} 

More about microtype: Mircotype Documentation from CTAN

Typography, Tips

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