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: Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:12:41 -0700

Hmmmmm................ there's an idea! > Chris


On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 11:08 AM, Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> I'm no macro expert, but isn't there a way to tie execution of a macro to
> saving the document? If so, create one macro to find all the quotes you
> want to straighten out, and have it execute during the save. You get the
> marks you need, and your users don't have to do a thing.
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 2:04 PM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:
>
>> 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-----
>> > From: Slager Timothy J
>> > Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2014 1:47 PM
>> > To: Slager Timothy J; Tony Chung; Chris Morton
>> > Cc: TECHWR-L
>> > Subject: RE: [RMX:NL] Re: Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes in a
>> DOTX
>> >
>> > 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
>> >
>> > -----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 Slager Timothy J
>> > Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2014 1:26 PM
>> > To: Tony Chung; Chris Morton
>> > Cc: TECHWR-L
>> > 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
Re: [RMX:NL] Re: Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes in a DOTX: From: Chris Morton
Re: [RMX:NL] Re: Word 2013 - Straight and curly quotes in a DOTX: From: Lin Sims

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