Thanks to everyone for the help. I had to do a repair using the disk. Once I did this, the quotes re-appeared. Something must have been corrupt.
Joel On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 6:12 PM, Jeremy H. Griffith <jeremy at omsys.com> wrote: > On Mon, 15 Dec 2008 17:22:34 -0500, Joel <eleysium at gmail.com> wrote: > >>That didn't work either. My .ini file already was configured in the >>way that you wanted me to configure it. Is there possibly another .ini >>file that Frame is reading from? > > The second maker.ini is at: > > C:\Documents and Settings\yourloginname\Application Data\Adobe\FrameMaker\8.0 > > But on my system, while it has a [Spelling] section, that section > does *not* contain any SmartQuotes setting. > >>Is there a setting in the menus that I can tweak? Thanks, > > The other option is to turn smart quotes off, and use keyboard > sequences to enter the quotes you want. But it's a PITA... > Here's what I posted about that back in October, before finding > that maker.ini setting: > >>What you need to do is, first, turn off Smart Quotes; >>in Format > Document > Text Options... uncheck the box >>at the top left and Apply. In FM8, it's dead; bury it. >> >>Now, if you type a ", you get a ", the straight one. >>If you want the curly one, type Ctrl-q Shift-R for >>the left one, or Ctrl-q Shift-S for the right. There >>are other ways, but that's the fastest and simplest >>method. The pre-8 method of Ctrl-Alt-` and Ctrl-Alt-' >>does *not* work; it gives you single quotes in FM8. >> >>For single quotes, it's simpler. Type a `, and get a >>left curly single quote; type a ', and get a right. >>Ctrl-q Shift-T and Ctrl-q Shift-U also work, if you >>are using a non-English keyboard. If you want the >>actual straight character versions, you have to use >>Ctrl-` and Ctrl-'. That's the same as in FM7. > > For the record, I'm still using 8.0p273, because of the reported > issues with p277 when it came out (posted on Framers). That may > make a difference. > > HTH! > > -- Jeremy H. Griffith, at Omni Systems Inc. > <jeremy at omsys.com> http://www.omsys.com/ >