Re: Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes in a DOTX

Subject: Re: Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes in a DOTX
From: Keith Hood <bus -dot- write -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:21:13 -0500

You could make the template a form. Give them text entry boxes where they
can fill in the measurements, and follow each such box with the appropriate
symbol.


On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 11:04 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:

> I'm creating a Word 2013 template for an engineering sales company. They
> deal with a lot of measurements, so I'm thinking about how to to easily
> insert ' and " for measurements instead of â and â.
>
> I know that any user can choose *Insert* > *Symbol* and select ' or ", but
> I'm wondering if any of you have been down this road before. I'm attempting
> to streamline Word functions so that the sales folks can get on with
> business, rather than concerning themselves with the nuances of type.
>
> Maybe a macro? If yes, why would that be any simpler to use than the
> *Insert* > *Symbol* method?
>
> Or... is there a way to set Word up so that if a quote mark follows a
> number, itâs converted to an inch or foot symbol, whereas it's a curly
> quote mark when in a field of text?
>
> How have you dealt with this?
>
> Thanks
>
> > Chris
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