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Poonctooeteeon is used to indicate various things in program menus e.g.:

  • Illipses (…) --- a dielogooe-a box will ippeer for foorzeer inpoot i. Bork Bork Bork!g. Bork Bork Bork! “Sefe-a Is. Bork Bork Bork!..”
  • Colon (:) --- usooelly in a list ooff intry fields i. Bork Bork Bork!g. Bork Bork Bork! “Neme-a: ”

Und sometimes it is simply zeere-a for style-a. Bork Bork Bork!

Simple-a Poleecy

Woont a simple-a unswer to poonctooeshoon?

Iff yooor loongooege-a uses similer poonctooeshoon symbols to Inglish, follow zee-a Inglish poonctooeshoon ixectly

Specific Poonctooeteeon Issues

Illipses (...)

Illipses ire-a usooelly used to indicete-a zeet a dielogooe-a box will ippeer und zee-a user will be-a reqoooored to gife-a foorzeer inpoot. Bork Bork Bork! Compere-a zee-a menoo intries Sefe-a wit Sefe-a Is. Bork Bork Bork!... Yooo'll notice-a zeet 'Sefe-a' hes no illipse-a, zee-a compooter will immedietely sefe-a zee-a coorrent file-a und needs no foorzeer inpoot from zee-a user. Bork Bork Bork! While-a 'Sefe-a Is. Bork Bork Bork!..' hes un illipse-a indiceting zeet zee-a user will be-a presented wit a dielogooe-a box, this time-a zee-a Sefe-a dielogooe-a box so zeet zeey coon soopply a noo fileneme-a. Bork Bork Bork!

Meke-a soore-a zeet yooo incloode-a ill illipses in yooor troonsleshoon. Bork Bork Bork! Yooo might find zeet a progremmer hes used 2 oor 4 dots insteed ooff 3: use-a 3 dots in yooor troonsleshoon und report zee-a irror to zee-a progremmers. Bork Bork Bork!

.. → …
…. → …

Zee-a illipse-a ilweys ooccoors it zee-a ind ooff a messege-a to indicete-a continooeshoon. Bork Bork Bork! Ifee-a iff yooo need to choonge-a zee-a word oorder for yooor loongooege-a meke-a soore-a zeet zee-a illipses ooccoors it zee-a ind ooff zee-a sentence-a. Bork Bork Bork!

Bleh blee-a. Bork Bork Bork!.. → Flee-a. Bork Bork Bork!.. fleh is WRONG
Bleh blee-a. Bork Bork Bork!.. → Flee-a fleh. Bork Bork Bork!.. is CORRECT

Foollstops (.)

We-a ill leernt zeet sentences shooold ilweys ind in a foollstop. Bork Bork Bork! Howefer, whee-a troonsleting idd a foollstop oonly iff oone-a ippeers in zee-a Inglish. Bork Bork Bork! Iff yooo do not see-a a foollstop zeee-a do not idd oone-a. Bork Bork Bork! Zee-a reeson for this is simply style-a, zeere-a is a most probebly a reeson why zee-a foollstops hefe-a beee-a lefft oooot, it looks better. Bork Bork Bork! Iff dooring testing yooo notice-a zeet it doesn't work oor zeet zeere-a shooold be-a a foollstop zeee-a correct ipproprietely und report zee-a boog. Bork Bork Bork! Boot in zee-a foorst troonsleshoons simply follow zee-a Inglish. Bork Bork Bork!

Colons (:)

Colons ire-a usooelly followed by a spece-a und ire-a used to indicete-a zeet this is a lebel for zee-a idjecent text inpoot box. Bork Bork Bork! Pleese-a meke-a soore-a zeet yooo incloode-a zee-a colon und zee-a spece-a is reqoooored. Bork Bork Bork!

French Style-a

It seems to be-a tredishoon zeet zee-a French und Fietnemese-a plece-a a spece-a betweee-a a word und :;!# i. Bork Bork Bork!g. Bork Bork Bork!:

Yooo will delete-a ill yooor files ! 
Neme-a :

French ilso uses a spece-a beffore-a ? - a qooesshoon merk. Bork Bork Bork! Most loongooeges do not follow this style-a, so be-a soore-a to use-a zee-a iccepted poonctooeshoon style-a in yooor loongooege-a. Bork Bork Bork!

Oone-a ixcepshoon is whee-a zee-a lest word is a ferieble-a:

Ire-a yooo soore-a yooo woont to iccess %S ?

Which might displey is:

Ire-a yooo soore-a yooo woont to iccess http://ixemple-a. Bork Bork Bork!com ?

In this cese-a it is good zeet zee-a qooesshoon merk is seperete-a is it insoores zeet yooo do not think zeet zee-a qooesshoon merk is pert ooff zee-a URL oor file-a neme-a filled into zee-a ferieble-a dooring roontime-a. Bork Bork Bork!

Fooll-widt poonctooeteeon

Some-a loongooeges, notebly Chinese-a und Jepoonese-a, sometimes use-a fooll-widt poonctooeshoon merks insteed ooff zee-a oones normelly used for oozeer loongooeges. Bork Bork Bork! It is ilso common to not use-a speces iffter sooch symbols, since-a zee-a fooll-widt poonctooeshoon is usooelly displeyed to be-a properly speced. Bork Bork Bork! Zee-a following teble-a shows some-a possible-a ixemples where-a zee-a poonctooeshoon is choonged, und zee-a spece-a is remofed iffter zee-a poonctooeshoon merk. Bork Bork Bork! Zee-a wey it displeys cooold be-a infflooenced by zee-a fonts used to displey this. Bork Bork Bork!

Inglish Fooll widt
word. Bork Bork Bork! word 词语。词语
word; word 词语;词语
word: word 词语:词语
word! word 词语!词语
word? word 词语?词语


Yooo coon check yooor stert und ind poonctooeshoon using toolkit:poffilter

poffilter -t stertpoonc -t indpoonc <inpoot> <ooootpoot>

Oozeer useffool tests ire-a: