Studio 2009 - german quotation marks?
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Ulrike Möller  Identity Verified
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Mar 12, 2012

Hello,


could somebody please tell me how to insert German quotation marks? They seem to have disappeared from my toolbar and I can't find them anywhere.
Thanks, U. Möller


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Erik Freitag  Identity Verified
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ALT-Codes Mar 12, 2012

Ich habe mir angewöhnt, immer ALT+0132 und ALT+0147 zu verwenden - das klappt in jeder Software, ohne dass ich mir über irgendwelche Einstellungen Gedanken machen muss.

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Layout Mar 12, 2012

Use the German or US(International) layout. With the latter, you can type „“” by pressing, respectively, AltGr+j, AltGr+k, AltGr+l.

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Danke Mar 13, 2012

Hallo efreitag, vielen Dank, das ist ja wirklich einfach.
Dear esperantisto, how do I do that?


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Depends Mar 13, 2012

It depends on your operating system. Read this Microsoft’s guide: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306560/en-us

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Oops, sorry! Mar 13, 2012

I’m sorry, I’ve misguided you. The Windows version of US(Int'l) enables only typing «» (AltGr+[ and AltGr+] respectively) and ‘’ (AltGr+( and AltGr+) respectively). The „“” chars are available with Ilya Birman’s layout (I use my own modification of it, but it does not support German letters).

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Jerzy Czopik  Identity Verified
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Geee, why don't use what's already there? Mar 13, 2012

AFAIR a QuickInsert item on CTRL+6, being there since...

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Erik Freitag  Identity Verified
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Unreliable Mar 13, 2012

Jerzy Czopik wrote:

AFAIR a QuickInsert item on CTRL+6, being there since...


I prefer the ALT combinations, because they work everywhere, at any time. In my Studio installation, CTRL+6 currently adds a "subscript off" tag. Sometimes, it doesn't do anything at all. Never changed nor used any QuickInsert settings.

[Bearbeitet am 2012-03-13 11:42 GMT]


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Don't work here Mar 13, 2012

ctrl + 6 doesn't do anything. I did have these quick Inserts at one stage, only the German quotation marks seem to have disappeared since I used Studio the l ast time....

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What filetype are you translating? Mar 13, 2012

Hi,

If you are not working on a file that supports the quick insert for these then perhaps this is the reason. I guess you could use AutoHotkey for something like this if all else is failing you? There is a well costomised script already available that does incorporate these.

http://catology.boisset.eu/Carlinga

It's untested with Studio so I have no idea how many shortcuts might clash with things you have in Studio already, but it looks really comprehensive and might be a useful addition to your armoury.

Regards

Paul


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Format dependance Mar 13, 2012

As Paul states, it depends on the format of the file you translate.
But in most formats CTR+6 does deliver you a pair of German quotes.
Of course if you prefer alt codes, that is fine. I am also using alt codes for many special characters. Still there is no reason not to be aware, that you CAN have those by a shortcut.


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Ulrike Möller  Identity Verified
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Thank you all Mar 13, 2012

I have been using the alt0132 and alt0147 combinations since they were pointed out to me and they work fine. Thanks for your help everybody.

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