# Get unicode output for quotation marks

Daniel xracoonx at gmx.de
Mon Feb 24 12:54:02 UTC 2020

```On 2020-02-24 13:44, Daniel wrote:
> 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
>

"does *not* allow to use the unicode characters in the output" I tried
to write...

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