smart quotes

smart quotes

Also called "typographer's quotes" and "smart apostrophes," it is the use of angled single and double apostrophes instead of the ones found on a typewriter. They are considered more stylish for typeset books. Programming source code uses the old-fashioned, straight-up variety.


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Its intuitive display makes it simple to browse existing Ripple content which is arranged by themes (greetings, smart quotes, coffee humor, etc.
Her love life is over, the boss is a meanie who mouths smart quotes from Ogilvy all the time.
6 features, such as grammar checking, automatic correction of spelling errors, smart quotes and dashes, text substitutions, and data detectors.
This is the kind of film where people talk in smart quotes rather than proper sentences.
Additional macro capabilities include the ability to: o Strip white space and unwanted characters o Automatically change case to upper or lower case or format text as title case o Display statistics, create smart quotes and display quoted sections o Create custom macros to suit individual needs Are You Talking to Me?
Paragraph and character styles help format text to keep a consistent look throughout a document, while Automatic Ligatures and Smart Quotes set standard typographical treatment throughout a document to ensure a professional appearance.
The product now also has an Auto-save feature, the ability to see white text against a white background and support for international smart quotes.