# Get unicode output for quotation marks

Daniel xracoonx at gmx.de
Mon Feb 24 12:44:16 UTC 2020

```On 2020-02-24 13:19, Kornel Benko wrote:
> 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

If I see it correctly, using dynamic quotation marks just changes the
marks in the document *when switching the quotation style*. However, it
does allow to use the unicode characters in the output, i.e. I still get
`` and '' in the bookmarks (in English).

Daniel

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