How to search for and replace smart quotation marks with straight quotation marks in Word 98 Macintosh Edition

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SUMMARY
This article details how to search for curly quotation marks (smart quotes)so that you can replace them with standard quotation marks (straightquotes). This article also describes how to search for straight quotes and replace them with smartquotes.
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Replacing existing smart quotes with straight quotes

  1. Turn off smart quotes. To do this, follow these steps:
    1. On the Tools menu, click AutoCorrect, and then click the AutoFormat As You Type tab.
    2. Under Replace As You Type, click to clear the Straight Quotes With Smart Quotes check box, and then click OK.
  2. On the Edit menu, click Replace.
  3. In the Find What box, type a quotation mark.
  4. In the Replace With box, type a quotation mark.
  5. Click the Replace All button.

Replacing existing straight quotes with smart quotes

  1. Turn on smart quotes. To do this, follow these steps:
    1. On the Tools menu, click AutoCorrect, and then click the AutoFormat As You Type tab.
    2. Under Replace As You Type, click to select the Straight Quotes With Smart Quotes check box, and then click OK.
  2. On the Edit menu, click Replace.
  3. In the Find What box, type a quotation mark.
  4. In the Replace With box, type a quotation mark.
  5. Click the Replace All button.
REFERENCES
For more information about how to replace curly quotes with straightquotes, click the Office Assistant, type smart quotes, click Search, andthen click Change curly quotes to straight quotes and vice versa.

Note If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on theStandard toolbar. If Word Help is not installed on the computer, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
120802 Office: How to Add/Remove a Single Office Program or Component
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