All about ellipsis (...)
The ellipsis is a series of three — and only three — full stops used to mark missing words, an uncertain pause or an abrupt interruption. For example:
SummaryThis article explains the use of the elipsis punctuation mark.
The review said, "It's wonderful ... a complete triumph".
Niles: But Miss Fine's age is only ...
Fran: Young! Miss Fine's age is only young!
Most editors precede the ellipsis by a space, even at the end of a sentence.
Note: Within Microsoft Word the ellipsis can be typed as a single character, rather than three separate periods, by typing Alt-Ctrl-period.