[XeTeX] Quotation mark problems

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Oct 8 16:01:47 CEST 2008

On Oct 8, 2008, at 8:31 AM, Tobi Kellner wrote:

> Hello,
> apologies for a very trivial question... but I can't get the quotes  
> to work.
> When I have ``Hello'' in my Latex code (two single ` quotes in the  
> beginning, and two single ' quotes in the end) then my Xetex output  
> is exactly that (and looks rather stupid) rather than some beautiful  
> begiining and end quotation marks.
> All help & hints appreciated!
> Thank you,
> Tobi


Use the command


to apply it to all font definitions. You may not want to apply it to  
the monospace font in which case you can apply it to fonts  
individually, e.g.,

\setromanfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Minion Pro}

for the roman font.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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