Get unicode output for quotation marks

Daniel xracoonx at
Mon Feb 24 10:56:09 UTC 2020

On 2020-02-24 11:46, Kornel Benko wrote:
> Am Mon, 24 Feb 2020 11:38:14 +0100
> schrieb Daniel <xracoonx at>:
>> Hi,
>> Is there a way to get LyX to use unicode for quotation marks?
>> In particular, I am using quotation marks in a section title which
>> generates the following LaTeX code:
>> \section{``Test''}
>> However, I would like it to generate
>> \section{“Test”}
>> The problem is that otherwise the bookmarks in PDFs also show ``Test''
>> instead of “Test”.
>> Minimal example attached.
>> Daniel
> Insert->Special char-> Plain Quotation Mark
> 	Kornel

Thanks. But these quotation marks are actually visually different from 
proper opening and closing quotation marks both on the PDF and in its 

I've attached all versions I tried so far. The last are the ones I would 
like to see LyX produce for me in the output, hopefully, without me 
having to use different quotes in the document.

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\begin_layout Section
\begin_inset Quotes eld

LyX's magic quotation marks
\begin_inset Quotes erd


\begin_layout Section
\begin_inset Quotes qld

LyX's plain quotation marks
\begin_inset Quotes qrd


\begin_layout Section
“Manually inserted unicode quotation marks”


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