[texworks] Quotemarks chr(34)

Paul A Norman paul.a.norman at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 13:34:50 CEST 2009

I'll hold off doing anything :-)

2009/9/18 Jonathan Kew <jfkthame at googlemail.com>

> On 18 Sep 2009, at 10:27, Alain Delmotte wrote:
> Jonathan Kew a écrit :
>>> On 18 Sep 2009, at 08:46, Alain Delmotte wrote:
>>> Hi Paul,
>>>> Paul A Norman a écrit :
>>>>> Hi All,
>>>>> Note: TexWorks is so stable, and useful now, that I'm using it for
>>>>> major projects.
>>>>> Is there anything planned for correcting quotemarks chr(34) from
>>>>> imporrted/pasted text please, or should I look at a script for that?
>>>>> Or have I missed it in the manual :-) ?
>>>> Do you mean changing "text" to “text” or \lq\lq{}texte\rq\rq{}or
>>>> ``text''?
>>>> If yes, you could go to "Format / Smart quotes" and you select one of
>>>> the systems.
>>>> Then moving the cursor over the text, whenever it will pass over a ",
>>>> this will be replaced by the corresponding opening or closing symbol/code.
>>> I think you'll find that the "smart quotes" function only applies to text
>>> *as it is typed*; it won't modify existing text, or fix up blocks of text
>>> that you're pasting into the document.
>> No it works with text created, for example, in jEdit with ", copied and
>> pasted to TeXworks and then "passing the cursor over the text" with Smart
>> quotes enabled. (tested)
> Oh! I'm surprised at that; in fact, I'm inclined to consider it a bug. But
> I should think about it a bit more...
> JK
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