Can anyone explain the 3 very small dots together ?

I found a cool article about one of my favorite PowerShell hero’s, Bruce Payette, profile:

It show some really neat features, but there is a part with 3 small dots very close together.

  '…' { $path = '..\..' }

    '….' { $path = '..\..\..' }

How do you generate them from a keyboard ? I can see they are calling different “location” sets.

cd … # go up 2 levels. It also says it the $path

How do you create the 3 dots ? It doesn’t seem as simply as doing …

You don’t “generate” them from the keyboard. Three dots is an ellipsis. And certain word processors (like Word) will auto-correct the three dots into an ellipsis character (Unicode 2026). This is a typography artifact and NOT relevant to PowerShell. Type three periods.

In a document, if you intentionally wanted to insert the single-character ellipsis, you could use their character/symbol dialog and find it. Or you could enter Alt+0133 (the 0133 must be entered from the numeric keypad).

Genius Bob ! Thanks, learnt something there.