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I'm working on a document that deals with Windows Presentation Foundation.
Many of the programming examples include text that is within quotation
marks, but these have to be ordinary quotation marks, not the smart
quotation marks that Word automatically creates.

I wrote much of the text before thinking that I should turn off Word's
automatic creation of smart quotation marks. Now, I need to edit the text so
that, within the programming examples, the smart quotation marks are changed
to ordinary quotation marks. So far, I haven't found a way to do that. After
turning off the automatic formatting capability for quotation marks, Word
refuses to convert the automatic smart quotation marks to ordinary quotation
marks.

Can anyone suggest how I can solve this problem?

Also, there is the problem that, in the future, I would like Word's
automatic creation of smart quotation marks to be active within text
paragraphs, but inactive within text that represents program code. How would
I manage that?

Gordon

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To change the existing ones, disable the Smart Quotes option and replace "
with " and ' with '. This will reinsert the quotes, but the AutoFormat won't
fire.

For the original typing, you have two options:

1. Leave Smart Quotes disabled. For straight quotes, just use the quote key;
for "curly" quotes, use Word's built-in keyboard shortcuts:

Ctrl+', " Closing double quote
Ctrl+`, " Opening double quote
Ctrl+', ' Closing single quote, apostrophe
Ctrl+`, ` Opening single quote

2. Enable Smart Quotes. For straight quotes, immediately press Ctrl+Z to
Undo the AutoFormat.

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
http://word.mvps.org

"Gordon Padwick" wrote in message
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I'm working on a document that deals with Windows Presentation Foundation.
Many of the programming examples include text that is within quotation
marks, but these have to be ordinary quotation marks, not the smart
quotation marks that Word automatically creates.

I wrote much of the text before thinking that I should turn off Word's
automatic creation of smart quotation marks. Now, I need to edit the text
so that, within the programming examples, the smart quotation marks are
changed to ordinary quotation marks. So far, I haven't found a way to do
that. After turning off the automatic formatting capability for quotation
marks, Word refuses to convert the automatic smart quotation marks to
ordinary quotation marks.

Can anyone suggest how I can solve this problem?

Also, there is the problem that, in the future, I would like Word's
automatic creation of smart quotation marks to be active within text
paragraphs, but inactive within text that represents program code. How
would I manage that?

Gordon



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Default Change Smart Quotes To Dumb Quotes

To change the existing ones, disable the Smart Quotes option and replace "
with " and ' with '. This will reinsert the quotes, but the AutoFormat won't
fire.

For the original typing, you have two options:

1. Leave Smart Quotes disabled. For straight quotes, just use the quote key;
for "curly" quotes, use Word's built-in keyboard shortcuts:

Ctrl+', " Closing double quote
Ctrl+`, " Opening double quote
Ctrl+', ' Closing single quote, apostrophe
Ctrl+`, ` Opening single quote

2. Enable Smart Quotes. For straight quotes, immediately press Ctrl+Z to
Undo the AutoFormat.

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
http://word.mvps.org

"Gordon Padwick" wrote in message
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I'm working on a document that deals with Windows Presentation Foundation.
Many of the programming examples include text that is within quotation
marks, but these have to be ordinary quotation marks, not the smart
quotation marks that Word automatically creates.

I wrote much of the text before thinking that I should turn off Word's
automatic creation of smart quotation marks. Now, I need to edit the text
so that, within the programming examples, the smart quotation marks are
changed to ordinary quotation marks. So far, I haven't found a way to do
that. After turning off the automatic formatting capability for quotation
marks, Word refuses to convert the automatic smart quotation marks to
ordinary quotation marks.

Can anyone suggest how I can solve this problem?

Also, there is the problem that, in the future, I would like Word's
automatic creation of smart quotation marks to be active within text
paragraphs, but inactive within text that represents program code. How
would I manage that?

Gordon



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Thanks for the helpful suggestions - Gordon

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
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To change the existing ones, disable the Smart Quotes option and replace "
with " and ' with '. This will reinsert the quotes, but the AutoFormat
won't fire.

For the original typing, you have two options:

1. Leave Smart Quotes disabled. For straight quotes, just use the quote
key; for "curly" quotes, use Word's built-in keyboard shortcuts:

Ctrl+', " Closing double quote
Ctrl+`, " Opening double quote
Ctrl+', ' Closing single quote, apostrophe
Ctrl+`, ` Opening single quote

2. Enable Smart Quotes. For straight quotes, immediately press Ctrl+Z to
Undo the AutoFormat.

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
http://word.mvps.org

"Gordon Padwick" wrote in message
...
I'm working on a document that deals with Windows Presentation
Foundation. Many of the programming examples include text that is within
quotation marks, but these have to be ordinary quotation marks, not the
smart quotation marks that Word automatically creates.

I wrote much of the text before thinking that I should turn off Word's
automatic creation of smart quotation marks. Now, I need to edit the text
so that, within the programming examples, the smart quotation marks are
changed to ordinary quotation marks. So far, I haven't found a way to do
that. After turning off the automatic formatting capability for quotation
marks, Word refuses to convert the automatic smart quotation marks to
ordinary quotation marks.

Can anyone suggest how I can solve this problem?

Also, there is the problem that, in the future, I would like Word's
automatic creation of smart quotation marks to be active within text
paragraphs, but inactive within text that represents program code. How
would I manage that?

Gordon




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Thanks for the helpful suggestions - Gordon

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
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To change the existing ones, disable the Smart Quotes option and replace "
with " and ' with '. This will reinsert the quotes, but the AutoFormat
won't fire.

For the original typing, you have two options:

1. Leave Smart Quotes disabled. For straight quotes, just use the quote
key; for "curly" quotes, use Word's built-in keyboard shortcuts:

Ctrl+', " Closing double quote
Ctrl+`, " Opening double quote
Ctrl+', ' Closing single quote, apostrophe
Ctrl+`, ` Opening single quote

2. Enable Smart Quotes. For straight quotes, immediately press Ctrl+Z to
Undo the AutoFormat.

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
http://word.mvps.org

"Gordon Padwick" wrote in message
...
I'm working on a document that deals with Windows Presentation
Foundation. Many of the programming examples include text that is within
quotation marks, but these have to be ordinary quotation marks, not the
smart quotation marks that Word automatically creates.

I wrote much of the text before thinking that I should turn off Word's
automatic creation of smart quotation marks. Now, I need to edit the text
so that, within the programming examples, the smart quotation marks are
changed to ordinary quotation marks. So far, I haven't found a way to do
that. After turning off the automatic formatting capability for quotation
marks, Word refuses to convert the automatic smart quotation marks to
ordinary quotation marks.

Can anyone suggest how I can solve this problem?

Also, there is the problem that, in the future, I would like Word's
automatic creation of smart quotation marks to be active within text
paragraphs, but inactive within text that represents program code. How
would I manage that?

Gordon






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You're welcome.

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"Gordon Padwick" wrote in message
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Thanks for the helpful suggestions - Gordon

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
...
To change the existing ones, disable the Smart Quotes option and replace
" with " and ' with '. This will reinsert the quotes, but the AutoFormat
won't fire.

For the original typing, you have two options:

1. Leave Smart Quotes disabled. For straight quotes, just use the quote
key; for "curly" quotes, use Word's built-in keyboard shortcuts:

Ctrl+', " Closing double quote
Ctrl+`, " Opening double quote
Ctrl+', ' Closing single quote, apostrophe
Ctrl+`, ` Opening single quote

2. Enable Smart Quotes. For straight quotes, immediately press Ctrl+Z to
Undo the AutoFormat.

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
http://word.mvps.org

"Gordon Padwick" wrote in message
...
I'm working on a document that deals with Windows Presentation
Foundation. Many of the programming examples include text that is within
quotation marks, but these have to be ordinary quotation marks, not the
smart quotation marks that Word automatically creates.

I wrote much of the text before thinking that I should turn off Word's
automatic creation of smart quotation marks. Now, I need to edit the
text so that, within the programming examples, the smart quotation marks
are changed to ordinary quotation marks. So far, I haven't found a way
to do that. After turning off the automatic formatting capability for
quotation marks, Word refuses to convert the automatic smart quotation
marks to ordinary quotation marks.

Can anyone suggest how I can solve this problem?

Also, there is the problem that, in the future, I would like Word's
automatic creation of smart quotation marks to be active within text
paragraphs, but inactive within text that represents program code. How
would I manage that?

Gordon






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You're welcome.

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
http://word.mvps.org

"Gordon Padwick" wrote in message
...
Thanks for the helpful suggestions - Gordon

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message
...
To change the existing ones, disable the Smart Quotes option and replace
" with " and ' with '. This will reinsert the quotes, but the AutoFormat
won't fire.

For the original typing, you have two options:

1. Leave Smart Quotes disabled. For straight quotes, just use the quote
key; for "curly" quotes, use Word's built-in keyboard shortcuts:

Ctrl+', " Closing double quote
Ctrl+`, " Opening double quote
Ctrl+', ' Closing single quote, apostrophe
Ctrl+`, ` Opening single quote

2. Enable Smart Quotes. For straight quotes, immediately press Ctrl+Z to
Undo the AutoFormat.

--
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
http://word.mvps.org

"Gordon Padwick" wrote in message
...
I'm working on a document that deals with Windows Presentation
Foundation. Many of the programming examples include text that is within
quotation marks, but these have to be ordinary quotation marks, not the
smart quotation marks that Word automatically creates.

I wrote much of the text before thinking that I should turn off Word's
automatic creation of smart quotation marks. Now, I need to edit the
text so that, within the programming examples, the smart quotation marks
are changed to ordinary quotation marks. So far, I haven't found a way
to do that. After turning off the automatic formatting capability for
quotation marks, Word refuses to convert the automatic smart quotation
marks to ordinary quotation marks.

Can anyone suggest how I can solve this problem?

Also, there is the problem that, in the future, I would like Word's
automatic creation of smart quotation marks to be active within text
paragraphs, but inactive within text that represents program code. How
would I manage that?

Gordon






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