Re: [RMX:NL] Re: Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes in a DOTX

Subject: Re: [RMX:NL] Re: Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes in a DOTX
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Slager Timothy J <Timothy -dot- Slager -at- dematic -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:04:37 -0700

With curlies set as the default, I'm now thinking macro buttons for the two
measurement marks.

> Chris




On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 10:52 AM, Slager Timothy J <
Timothy -dot- Slager -at- dematic -dot- com> wrote:

> Oops. Not as good as I thought: when you type 11' instead of 1', you're
> back to curly quotes. :(
>
> tims
>
> -----Original Message-----
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>
> Chris,
>
> I did a bit of checking, and you can use autocorrect entries for this.
>
> In the autocorrect dialog
> - replace 0', 1', 2' ... 9' with 0[alt39], 1[alt39], 2[alt39]... 2[alt39].
> - replace 0", 1", 2" ... 9" with 0[alt34], 1[alt34], 2[alt34]... 2[alt34]
>
> The entries look identical in the Replace and With boxes, but they are
> different when you type.
>
> tims
>
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> Subject: [RMX:NL] RE: [RMX:NL] Re: Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes
> in a DOTX
>
> After you type the quote mark, type Ctrl+Z (or click undo). Now you have
> your straight quotes.
>
> Yes, you can create a macro to do this. Macros can do just about anything.
>
> tims
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: techwr-l-bounces+timothy -dot- slager=dematic -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com[mailto:
> techwr-l-bounces+timothy -dot- slager=dematic -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf
> Of Tony Chung
> Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2014 1:08 PM
> To: Chris Morton
> Cc: TECHWR-L
> Subject: [RMX:NL] Re: Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes in a DOTX
>
> You could set up a macro button to disable curly quote replacement. They
> click it before typing a measurement. I use it before typing code.
>
> -T
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 9:42 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
> > Sorry, but this has to be less rigid, as I'm creating a narrative
> > template, not a form or numerical table.
> >
> > The authors (sales and engineering folks with no word processing or
> > business writing training whatsoever) have to have the ability to
> > easily enter a foot or inches mark at any time, even in the midst of a
> > text paragraph, e.g., â....weâre offering three enclosures measuring 8'
> 9" by 5'
> > 4", in a NEMA 3R style.â
> >
> > Thanks
> >
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References:
Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes in a DOTX: From: Chris Morton
Re: Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes in a DOTX: From: Chris Morton
Re: Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes in a DOTX: From: Tony Chung
RE: [RMX:NL] Re: Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes in a DOTX: From: Slager Timothy J
RE: [RMX:NL] Re: Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes in a DOTX: From: Slager Timothy J
RE: [RMX:NL] Re: Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes in a DOTX: From: Slager Timothy J

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