Can I search for straight quotes (") and exclude curly quotes (“ â€

Discussion in 'Microsoft Word Document Management' started by Eric, Dec 8, 2007.

  1. Eric

    Eric Guest

    A Find with straight quotes will also find curly quotes. Is there any way to
    search for "straight quotes" only, and prevent Word from finding “curly
    quotes†?

    Thanks.
     
    Eric, Dec 8, 2007
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    Graham Mayor Guest

    Search for ^034 (double quotes) or ^039 (single quote)

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    Graham Mayor, Dec 8, 2007
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  3. Eric

    Eric Guest

    Thanks. Where can I find a list of these codes (like ^034)?
     
    Eric, Dec 8, 2007
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  4. Eric

    Jay Freedman Guest

    In the Insert > Symbol dialog, select the character, and look at the
    ASCII (decimal) value listed in the lower right corner of the dialog.
    Prefix the number with the caret character.

    There are a few nonprinting characters that don't appear in the Symbol
    dialog, such as paragraph marks, line breaks, and optional hyphens.
    For those you can use the codes or numeric values listed on Graham's
    page, http://www.gmayor.com/replace_using_wildcards.htm in the table
    titled "Control Codes".
     
    Jay Freedman, Dec 8, 2007
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