[texworks] Putting "smart quotes" in TeXworks

Iwan Setyawan isetyawan at gmail.com
Sun Dec 7 15:35:17 CET 2008

Currently I add an entry in the auto-completion list so I'll type "-TAB to
get a smart quote.

I have another question: I notice that in the tw-latex.txt file, most
entries ends with some characters that shows up in my copy of TeXworks as
small circle (like the one produced by \bullet). I notice that for some
environments, for example tabular, this will add an extra line (i.e., let's
say I'm going to make a table with 4 rows. If I use the auto-completion,
I'll end up with a table with 5 rows). Is this intentional? I see this both
in Windows and Ubuntu.

- Iwan

On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 4:29 PM, Jonathan Kew <jonathan at jfkew.plus.com>wrote:

> On 7 Dec 2008, at 09:15, Iwan Setyawan wrote:
>  One of the small gimmick I'm currently missing on TeXworks is the
>> capability to change double quotes (") into "smart quotes", that is `` and
>> '' like the one I see in AucTeX. Is this feature indeed missing or I am the
>> one who's missing something?
> There's not currently any support for this, but perhaps it would be a
> useful addition. Actually, if we do this I'd want to have the option to
> change " into the Unicode characters " and " as an alternative to the TeX
> convention of `` and ''.
> The problem with automatic "smart-quote" features, though, is that they
> don't necessarily get it right 100% of the time.
> JK
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