WD2002: Quotation Marks in Chinese Document Change to Different Characters

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SYMPTOMS

When you open a Microsoft Word 6.0/95 Traditional Chinese document in Microsoft Word 2002, quotation marks may be displayed as different characters (not quotation marks).

CAUSE

This problem may occur if the "Straight quotes" with "Smart quotes" option is turned on.

RESOLUTION

Service Pack Information

This problem is corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 How to obtain the latest Office XP Service Pack

Hotfix Information

Part 1: Download and Install the Fix



How to Obtain the Hotfix

This issue is fixed in the Word 2002 Post-Service Pack 2 Hotfix Package . For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
823972 WD2002: Availability of the Word 2002 Post-Service Pack 2 Hotfix Package: August 9, 2003

Part 2: Activate the Fix

WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
To activate this fix, follow these steps:
  1. Quit Word.
  2. Click Start, and then click Run.
  3. In the Open box, type regedit, and then click OK.
  4. Locate, and then click to select the following registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\10.0\Word\Options
  5. With the preceding key selected, on the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD.
  6. Type EnsureEmitSmartQuote, and then press ENTER.
  7. Right-click EnsureEmitSmartQuote, and then click Modify.
  8. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  9. On the File menu, click Exit to quit Registry Editor.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.

MORE INFORMATION

To find the "Straight quotes" with "Smart quotes" option, click AutoCorrect Options on the Tools menu, and then click the AutoFormat As You Type tab.

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Article ID: 823777 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 4.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Word 2002 Standard Edition
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