Knowledgebase: Tech Tips 2012-2013
Turn off Smart Quotes in Word 2010
Posted by Steve Asper on 09 January 2014 01:58 PM

For staff that need to copy and paste text from word into an online format, Smart Quotes can sometimes cause formatting problems.  To avoid that, turn off Smart Quotes.

 

To turn off Smartquotes in MS Word follow these instructions:

Go to File > Options > Proofing tab > AutoCorrect Options ...

In the AutoFormat tab UNCHECK "Straight quotes with Smart quotes"

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In the Autoformat "As you Type" tab UNCHECK "Straight quotes with Smart quotes"

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