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

Subject: Re: easy way to do *some* straight quotes in Word 2007 ?
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 09:03:06 -0800

One way is to turn on *NumLock*, then hold *[Alt]* while typing *034* (on
the numeric keypad).

Other reference that may help you create a macro:
http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/ucs/quotes.html

> Chris

On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 6:36 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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