Quotation Mark Bug

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Quotation Mark Bug

Postby Brucew425 » Sun Dec 29, 2019 5:20 pm

Dear Forum: I am running OpenOffice 4.1.5 on a Windows 7 laptop, I am having a problem with Writer changing quotation marks and apostrophes to Chinese characters whenever there is a transition to or from an italic font, (or possibly at random). It seems to occur when the document is saved, or perhaps when it opens. I am a professional novelist, working with very large documents and I cannot continue to deal with this issue, it has become much too time consuming. Has anyone else experienced this? Is there a solution, or will I have to start using MS Word? Is there a way to go back to an earlier version of Writer? I didn't used to have this problem.
Please help, I am overwhelmed.
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Re: Quotation Mark Bug

Postby RoryOF » Sun Dec 29, 2019 5:29 pm

Please upload a short (one page) sample file, so we can inspect its internal settings.
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Re: Quotation Mark Bug

Postby Bill » Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:34 pm

Never heard of this happening before. I'd guess that it's a font problem. What fonts and language are set for the "Chinese quotes" and the correct quotes? Have the correct quote replacements been set in the AutoCorrect Localized Options?
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