The latest LyX has *|Edit>Find & Replace (Advanced)...> * that is brilliant and allows you to use RegEx. RegEx is cryptic, but this example <http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2202811/converting-straight-quotes-to-curly-quotes> will give you a start. Search for "before a letter and replace with left curly bracket, the "after a letter and replace with right curly bracket should do it.
Alternatively you could push it through MSWord that claims to do the conversion before importing though the indicated route. -- View this message in context: http://lyx.475766.n2.nabble.com/Smart-curly-quotes-vs-straight-quotes-tp3579497p7580329.html Sent from the LyX - Users mailing list archive at Nabble.com.