[XeTeX] Smart quotes in Leopard

François Charette firmicus at ankabut.net
Sat Nov 10 09:21:49 CET 2007

Will Robertson a écrit :
> On 10/11/2007, at 0:34 , Andrew Arana wrote:
>> This is just using automatic smart quotes.
> Some AAT fonts have smart quotes built-in (also see Palatino) so 
> typing "string" will give you “string” in the output. This is nice in 
> a GUI program but not so useful (or even confusing) for XeTeX. If I've 
> understood you right, then I can only guess how smart quotes are 
> applied within XeTeX has changed between Tiger and Leopard.
> If you have source full of "..." for quoting, then you can use the 
> LaTeX package csquotes to turn them into real quotation marks.
> Hope this helps,
> Will

Just a tip, which may also be useful to Mac users: under Linux I have 
customized my keyboard mapping so that CAPS_LOCK (a useless thing) 
produces “ and SHIFT-CAPS-LOCK ” (and likewise single quotes ‘ ’ with 
R_ALT-CAPS_LOCK and SHIFT-R_ALT-CAPS_LOCK). This makes my source files 
look better than with `` ''.


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