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I am trying to get the official name for the 3 dots horizontal and 3 dots vertical buttons in SharePoint. What I have come up with at the end is Ellipsis for the horizontal three dots and Kabob or ant for the vertical three dots and prefer Kabob. Are these right or are there any official name for these buttons?

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Referring this SO post, We have many names for each of it. Nothing is official.

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3 horizontal dots - (horizontal) ellipsis, meatballs menu

3 vertical dots - vertical ellipsis, kebab, dango menu

9 dots - bento, waffle menu

3 horizontal lines - hamburger menu

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If you are talking about this below option, it is called as App launcher in Microsoft 365 (SharePoint Online):

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Related Microsoft official documentations:

  1. Microsoft 365 app launcher
  2. Quickly navigate with the Microsoft 365 app launcher

If you are talking about this below option, it is called as "Context Menu" or "Custom Action" or "Control Block (ECB) menu" in SharePoint (many people refer it as "Ellipsis"):

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Related Microsoft official documentations:

  1. Create custom actions to deploy with SharePoint Add-ins
  2. Migrate Edit Control Block (ECB) menu items to SharePoint Framework extensions

These technical links are related to SharePoint "development" but you can find the name/images related to ellipsis in the articles.

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