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Backward apostrophes

Aug 2, 2012 9:27 AM

Recently, Illustrator CS5 started setting backward apostrophes in simple possessive nouns. Sometimes, not always. What's going on? Smart punctuation is enabled. Using MacBook Pro, OSX 10.7.4.

 

Thanks,

 

Dave

 
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    Aug 2, 2012 10:22 AM   in reply to fhdave

    In InDesign the type of quotes is determined by the applied language, as some languages use different ones. It's reasonable to expect that's the same for Illy.(*) Did the default change, either for your entire Illustrator setup or for your current document?

     

    (*) Disclaimer. Making good use of a lot of "reasonable" similarities between Illy and Indy has been proved too daunting for their respective programming teams. If it ain't a Language issue, it must therefore be something else. And we can add another bullet to the "please make the Suite behave suitably!" Nag List.

     
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    Aug 2, 2012 10:44 AM   in reply to fhdave

    Does it change if you go to File>Document Setup and either check or uncheck Use Typographer's Quotes?

     
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