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From Brian Barker <>
Subject Re: Codes
Date Sun, 23 Jun 2013 05:47:51 GMT
At 06:17 23/06/2013 +0100, Rory O'Farrell wrote:
>On Sun, 23 Jun 2013 05:08:25 +0100 Brian Barker wrote:
>>At 22:20 22/06/2013 -0400, Andrew Douglas Pitonyak wrote:
>>>At 14:44 22/06/2013 -0400, Doug McGarrett wrote:
>>>>Now if OO and LO are so great, why can't they deal with curly 
>>>>quotes and apostrophes in imported text?
>>>I am not sure what this is since I have never had any particular 
>>>difficulty dealing with these things...
>>But if you have existing straight quotes in a document (perhaps in 
>>an inherited document or in text pasted in from elsewhere), there 
>>appears to be no easy way to apply that intelligence after the event.
>If text is set to Default Paragraph style, either entire document or 
>a selection, with no applied direct formatting, /Format /Autocorrect 
>/Apply or /Format /Autocorrrect /Apply and Edit Changes will apply 
>the autocorrect options as if one were typing.

Aaargh!  I think I knew that, in fact.  Apologies.  Thanks for the correction!

>... any missed quotes will be picked up at proof-reading stage. You 
>don't proof read?

Of course I do.  Can't you tell?

Brian Barker

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