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This article is about Typography in LyX.
Ellipsis without space: […]
To insert ellipses (…), press "
To adjust the ellipses for this case, insert the following lines into Document→Preamble:
or if you want a bit more space around the ellipses:
A more sophisticated way is to use the \textelp macro from the csquotes package, which is supported in LyX via the csquotes module (see https://wiki.lyx.org/Layouts/Modules). Please refer to the csquotes manual (sec. 7) for details.
For a clean typesetting you may need micro-adjustments. There is a package, microtype, which does that for you automatically:
To use it in LyX, check "Enable micro-typographic extensions" in Document→Settings...→Fonts
More about microtype: Microtype Documentation from CTAN