[OS X TeX] Problem with Quotes in PDF File

Alan Munn amunn at msu.edu
Sat Jan 28 16:06:11 EST 2006

At 2:59 PM -0500 1/28/06, Rick Zaccone wrote:
>  Unfortunately, the left quote (`) and right quote (') are not the 
>same in the output file.  If I open the resulting PDF file in 
>Acrobat Reader and copy the characters, I get
>  !"#$%&'


>There are two differences.  In the source file the left quote is 
>octal 047 (39 decimal, 0x27 hex).  In the PDF file the left quote is 
>0222 in octal (146 decimal, 0x92 hex).  It seems that the character 
>has been translated into its "curly" equivalent.  The same thing has 
>happened to the right quote.

\usepackage{upquote} does what you want, I think.


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