Re: easy way to do *some* straight quotes in Word 2007 ?

Subject: Re: easy way to do *some* straight quotes in Word 2007 ?
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2011 18:58:27 -0800

Hi Monique,

I created a macro to toggle the smart quotes setting, and trigger it
with a shortcut key before I type anything with quotes. It updates the
status bar after the toggle so I know the current setting.

I also use macros to toggle other settings that I use frequently.
Works great for me.

-Tony



On 2011-12-12, at 6:37 PM, Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:

> Hello, TechWR-L-ers,
>
> I want to keep the smart quotes in my Word docs, but I also want to have straight quotes in the code snippets that I include.
>
> But the easiest way I’ve found so far is to type the quote mark in the code and then press Ctrl-Z to undo Word’s smart quotes conversion from straight-to-curly.
>
> Anyone have an easier method?
>
> I have defined a Code paragraph style (for full lines of code) and Code character style (for inline code elements), with an appropriate font, but the logical thing of being able to tell Word to not do Smart Quotes for these styles doesn’t seem to be possible...
>
> TIA,
> -Monique
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