Also, FYI, I tried copying and pasting an apostrophe from Word into Frame using Paste Special > Text and that worked just fine.
Joel On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 5:13 PM, Jeremy H. Griffith <jeremy at omsys.com> wrote: > On Mon, 15 Dec 2008 16:43:45 -0500, Joel <eleysium at gmail.com> wrote: > >>I am using Frame 8 on Windows XP. In the past week I've noticed that >>I'm unable to type apostrophes or quotation marks. All I get when I >>type that character is a question mark where the apostrophe should be. >>I've tried different fonts to no avail. Any idea what could be causing >>this? > > Yes. With Frame not running, open your maker.ini, the one > in the main FrameMaker directory, in a text editor. Find > the [Spelling] section, and at the end of it is SmartQuotes: > > SmartQuotes=''"" > > which shows the actual quote characters. Change it to: > > SmartQuotes=\xd4\xd5\xd2\xd3 > > which uses their numeric codes; this is actually specified > in the file, in a comment above that line that has the codes > for several different languages. Save and close maker.ini, > open FrameMaker, and enjoy. > > I had the same problem, and that solved it for me. > > -- Jeremy H. Griffith, at Omni Systems Inc. > <jeremy at omsys.com> http://www.omsys.com/ >