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: Haim Roman <haim -dot- roman -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2014 21:50:03 +0300

How would the macro distinguish between which you want straight and which
curly? You might have qouted text that ends in a digit

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Howard (Haim) Roman
On Apr 24, 2014 9:13 PM, "Chris Morton" <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

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

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