Re: Weird character substitions in Word

Subject: Re: Weird character substitions in Word
From: "Susan W Gallagher" <susanwg -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 10:41:32 -0700

Check your language settings. I'm a dummy when it comes to French, but I
think that's what they use for quotes.
HTH
-Sue Gallagher

On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 10:38 AM, Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:

> In one of my documents, I keep getting strange characters. Every time I
> put in a quotation mark, Word changes it to something I've never seen
> before. So what should look like this
>
> "something"
>
> comes out looking like this
>
> « something »
>
>
> The character substitutions actually are two characters - each of the
> double arrow marks is accompanied by a blank space between it and the
> enclosed content.
>
> I have fiddled with the "Autocorrect" options several times and that makes
> no difference. These odd substitutes appear only inside one particular area
> in the document. Overwriting that area does not make these odd substitutes
> go away.
>
> Anyone have any idea what is going on here?
>
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Re: Clearing the check marks: From: Milan Davidovic
Weird character substitions in Word: From: Keith Hood

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