How to insert smart (curly) quotes in Studio 2015
Thread poster: Nathalie Suteau

Nathalie Suteau
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:41
English to French
Jan 16, 2017

Hello,
I'm just starting a project and I have to use smart (curly) ’ quotes in Studio. In French, I can of course use Alt0146 but I noticed a function in Studio 2015.

Options > Editor > Auto-Correct. Uncheck the box Replace “Straight quotes” with smart quotes.

I check the box and oh bad surprise, Studio 2015 inserts reverse smart quotes ‘.

Does someone know who to fix this issue?

Many thanks!


 

MikeTrans
Germany
Local time: 05:41
Italian to German
+ ...
Hi Nathalie, Jan 17, 2017

I think it's in the Auto-Correct options.

Mike


 

Nathalie Suteau
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:41
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
Hi Mike Jan 17, 2017

MikeTrans wrote:

I think it's in the Auto-Correct options.

Mike


Yes, I know but I get reverse curly apostrophes instead of curly apostrophes.
Thanks anyway. Good evening.


 

MikeTrans
Germany
Local time: 05:41
Italian to German
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Sorry... Jan 17, 2017

Sorry Nathalie, I'm afraid I didn't carefully read your post. Because I'm using a swiss keyboard which is most convenient for my language pairs, I never run in these problems: it has all possible strokes at my disposal and I can switch to one of the languages in Windows. I guess you could do the same with *any* keyboard by loading the appropriate language options in Windows, but a solution for your question is still outstanding, I hope someone else will intervene.

Greetings,
Mike

[Edited at 2017-01-17 22:26 GMT]


 

Nathalie Suteau
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:41
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
You're welcome Jan 17, 2017

MikeTrans wrote:

Sorry Nathalie, I'm afraid I didn't carefully read your post. Because I'm using a swiss keyboard which is most convenient for my language pairs, I never run in these problems: it has all possible strokes at my disposal and I can switch to one of the languages in Windows. I guess you could do the same with *any* keyboard by loading the appropriate language options in Windows, but a solution for your question is still outstanding, I hope someone else will intervene.

Greetings,
Mike

[Edited at 2017-01-17 22:26 GMT]


You're welcome. I use a French azerty keyboard.


 

Lianne van de Ven  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 23:41
Member (2008)
English to Dutch
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Not really a surprise Jan 18, 2017

The quotes are quotation marks - surrounding a quotation. The opening pair is automatically “upside down” and the second pair is regular - because this is how quotations should be. I assume that software is programmed accordingly.
Manually: Alt +0147 for upside down and Alt +0148 for regular, or you will have to program your keyboard.

[Edited at 2017-01-18 03:19 GMT]


 

Nathalie Suteau
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:41
English to French
TOPIC STARTER
You're right Jan 18, 2017

Lianne van de Ven wrote:

The quotes are quotation marks - surrounding a quotation. The opening pair is automatically “upside down” and the second pair is regular - because this is how quotations should be. I assume that software is programmed accordingly.
Manually: Alt +0147 for upside down and Alt +0148 for regular, or you will have to program your keyboard.

[Edited at 2017-01-18 03:19 GMT]


I just made a test and you're correct. Thanks for your help!


 


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