# Get unicode output for quotation marks

Kornel Benko kornel at lyx.org
Mon Feb 24 12:19:31 UTC 2020

```Am Mon, 24 Feb 2020 13:11:32 +0100
schrieb Daniel <xracoonx at gmx.de>:

> On 2020-02-24 12:24, Kornel Benko wrote:
> > Am Mon, 24 Feb 2020 12:16:32 +0100
> > schrieb Daniel <xracoonx at gmx.de>:
> >
> >>> M-x unicode-insert 0x201c
> >>> M-x unicode-insert 0x201d
> >>>
> >>> 	Kornel
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >> Yes, that's kind of the manual way. I can also replace “ and ” by itself
> >> with Quick Find and Replace. And I can undo the effect by replacing a
> >> unicode mark with the LyX generated magic one.
> >>
> >> I guess I'd prefer LyX to make the change internally before the output.
> >> But maybe there is no way to tell LyX to do it.
> >>
> >> Daniel
> >
> > Why? It is always 'manual', since you have to type '"'.
> > You could bind the command  'M-x unicode-insert 0x201d' to anything you like
> > 	\bind "F1" "unicode-insert 0x201d"
> >
> > 	Kornel
> >
> >
>
> Yes, you have to press the '"' key maually. But what I meant with the
> non-manual magic quotes function of LyX, is that LyX inserts the correct
> quotation marks austomatically, i.e. “ and ” in the workarea and `` and
> '' in the source (for English). Now, what I was hoping for is that I can
> get LyX to automatically use “ and ” not only in the work area but also
> in the output, i.e. `` and '' should be changed to “ and ”. LaTeX seems
> to have no problem with the “ and ” characters.
>
> Daniel
>

I don't get it. Do you want same settings for the whole document, or only
for some parts?
What is wrong with Document->Settings...>Language->Quote style: ?
(+ use dynamic quotation marks)

Kornel
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