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      CommentAuthorStone
    • CommentTimeOct 1st 2011
     
    Two related questions:

    1. Is there a way to convert plain quotes to smart quotes on export only? Or, alternatively, is there a way to use smart quotes as a tag?

    2. In a document started with smart quotes enabled, how can I convert all smart quotes to plain quotes?

    I want quotations to appear in a certain way in the editor. So far I've only been able to do this by using plain quotes as an inline tag and disabling smart quotes. But when I export, I'd like smart quotes.
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      CommentAuthorStone
    • CommentTimeOct 1st 2011
     
    Okay, didn't find the answers to all of this, but I did manage to get things working the way I want:

    Enter Option+[ as the start of the inline style and Shift+Option+] as the end of the inline style and the style option works with smart quotes.

    The option for export is "Convert quotation marks" under Characters. It works with smart quotes, I haven't tried with plain quotes.
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      CommentAuthorgoetz
    • CommentTimeOct 4th 2011 edited
     

    Is there a way to convert plain quotes to smart quotes on export only? Or, alternatively, is there a way to use smart quotes as a tag?

    First, disable the Smart Quotes option in Ulysses > Preferences > Standard Mode. Then, enable "Convert quotation marks" in Exporter you need and set the required quotation mark type.

    In a document started with smart quotes enabled, how can I convert all smart quotes to plain quotes?

    You can use Ulysses' Search & Replace feature for this. Open it using Project > Search and Replace… or press Cmd-R, then enter the quote at the top (unfortunately, you cannot simply copy it from the Editor, but you can use the keyboard shortcut or use Edit > Special Characters…) and enter the regular quotes at the bottom in the "Replace with" text field.