Bug #96 - straight quotes replaced with right quotes when following fractions
Product:PageStream (All Platforms)Reported By:Tim Doty
Severity:NormalAssigned To:Deron Kazmaier
Priority:Average sign in to watch (1 is watching)
Status:Fixed in 5.0.4Reported:2006-02-05 01:45:00
Category:Text EditingUpdated:2006-02-05 01:45:00
Summary:straight quotes replaced with right quotes when following fractions
Keywords:smart quotes,text preferences,text import
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I've noticed this before, but don't think I've ever mentioned it. I have smart quotes turned on so I get typographic quotes which normally is a good thing. However, I use ctrl-d "" to get double straight quotes, as for marking inches. On load these get converted to left double quotes when following a character, such as 1/2.

I believe this is an issue with the text import filter. Where I just noticed it was in an article I'd imported. I'm pretty sure this happens with the export/import settings used in the SendToEditor script.

------- Additional Comment #1 From Tim Doty 2006-02-05 15:27 -------

Okay, further confirms a misbehavior, specifically, some characters (such as fractions) are not identified by the PgS text import filter as being non-white space so a conversion to typographic quotes selects the left quote instead of the right quote.

Regardless of the export options (whether or not to convert the quotes) if the import option is to convert the quotes the straight quotes following a fraction are incorrectly converted to a right quote instead of a left quote.

In essence, the fractions are understood by the filter as being white space.

In my original case I wasn't paying attention and needed to import with quote conversion off, but it made me find the bug...

Deron Kazmaier wrote...2009-03-03 16:20:44

No reference in change log, but this appears to work correctly now. Verified that code check for quotes after numbers.

[Status updated to 'Fixed in 5.0.4' on Tue, 03 Mar 2009 16:20:44 -0500]

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Bug #96 - straight quotes replaced with right quotes when following fractions by Tim Doty   smart quotes,text preferences,text import
  created:2006-02-05 01:45:00   last updated:2006-02-05 01:45:00
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