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Windows 7: Word 2016 Search & Replace foreign quotation marks (Guillemets)

04 Aug 2018   #11

Windows 7 Professional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by iko22 View Post
... what are you putting into the 'Replace with' box?


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05 Aug 2018   #12

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone

Read Repair an Office Application and choose your Operating System from the Tabs:
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05 Aug 2018   #13

Windows 7 Professional x64

Thanks - I've repaired Office 2016 (online), but unfortunately no improvement.

However, a solution is to use Word AutoCorrect, e.g. '<' automatically replaced with '' as you type.

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06 Aug 2018   #14

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone

You can use WordPad Find & Replace as a solution. You do not need Office 2016, to do this.

WordPad would accept a '<' in the Find what box; and a '' in the Replace with box. And WordPad will succeed with a correct replacement.

You can use Character Map to obtain the initial '' and '' characters.

Word 2016 Search &amp; Replace foreign quotation marks (Guillemets)-character-map.png

From Character Map, click on the character you wish to copy and then click Copy. Then click Paste into the WordPad editor's Replace with box.

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