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From: "Andreas Gösele" <agoesele@sju.edu>
To: "Juan Manuel Macías" <maciaschain@posteo.net>
Cc: orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Smart quotes not working correctly with single quotes
Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 16:27:47 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87wnripprw.fsf@sju.edu> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87h7imkczz.fsf@posteo.net> ("Juan Manuel =?utf-8?Q?Mac=C3=AD?= =?utf-8?Q?as=22's?= message of "Fri, 28 May 2021 17:02:40 +0000")

Thanks Juan Manuel!

I tried it, but it doesn't work. It leaves the simple quotes
untouched. Did you test it and did it work then?

Best regards,

Andreas

Juan Manuel Macías <maciaschain@posteo.net> writes:

> Hi Andreas,
>
> A quick fix (for LaTeX, odt and HTML), if you want to use second-level
> quotes as first-level quotes in parts of your document, could be to
> define a filter. You must put these quotes as ´ ... ´ (for example):
>
> #+LANGUAGE: de
> #+OPTIONS: ':t
>
> #+BIND: org-export-filter-final-output-functions (single-quote-filter)
>     #+begin_src emacs-lisp :exports results :results none
>
>       (defun single-quote-filter (text backend info)
> 	(cond ((or (org-export-derived-backend-p backend 'html)
> 		   (org-export-derived-backend-p backend 'odt))
> 	       (replace-regexp-in-string "´\\([[:graph:]]+\\)" "‚\\1"
> 					 (replace-regexp-in-string "\\([[:graph:]]+\\)´" "\\1‘"
> 								   text)))
> 	      ((org-export-derived-backend-p backend 'latex)
> 	       (replace-regexp-in-string "´\\([[:graph:]]+\\)" "‚\\\\glq{}\\1"
> 					 (replace-regexp-in-string "\\([[:graph:]]+\\)´" "\\1\\\\grq{}"
> 								   text)))))
>     #+end_src
>
> It's a ´test´. "Please".
>
> Best regards,
>
> Juan Manuel 
>
> Andreas Gösele writes:
>
>> Thanks Juan Manuel!
>>
>> Your suggestion works for LaTeX, but I need the other formats too. I
>> tried to convert the LaTeX document with pandoc, tex4h and latex2html to
>> odt and html but none of them produces the correct output.
>>
>> So I'm wondering whether there is any way to make org export to
>> recognize single quotes also outside from double quote. It should be
>> possible as inner quotes is not the only use of simple quotes.
>>
>> Thanks again!
>>
>> Andreas
>>
>> Juan Manuel Macías <maciaschain@posteo.net> writes:
>>
>>> Hi Andreas,
>>>
>>> I don't know if this is a bug, but I would say that in principle it's
>>> the expected result. Single quotes are understood here as inner quotes
>>> or second-level quotation marks, therefore they are only activated
>>> nested in text with first level quotes: " ... '...' ... "
>>>
>>> lorem "ipsum 'dolor sit' amet"
>>>
>>> For LaTeX output, however, the csquotes package is a more powerful
>>> option to control the correct quotation marks for each language. For
>>> example:
>>>
>>> #+LaTeX_Header: \usepackage[german,english]{babel}
>>> #+LaTeX_Header: \usepackage[babel=true,autostyle=true,german=quotes]{csquotes}
>>> #+LaTeX_Header: \MakeOuterQuote{"}
>>> #+LaTeX_Header: \MakeInnerQuote{´}
>>>
>>> #+LaTeX: \selectlanguage{german}\EnableQuotes
>>> It's a ´test´. "Please".
>>>
>>> lorem "ipsum ´dolor´ sit" amet
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>
>>> Juan Manuel 
>>>
>>> Andreas Gösele writes:
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> even using "smart quotes", single quotes are not correctly exported into
>>>> html, odt or latex.
>>>>
>>>> I have as document:
>>>>
>>>> | #+LANGUAGE: de
>>>> | #+OPTIONS: ':t
>>>> | #+OPTIONS: toc:nil
>>>> | It's a 'test'. "Please".
>>>>
>>>> If I export it to html I get:
>>>>
>>>> | It&rsquo;s a &rsquo;test&rsquo;. &bdquo;Please&ldquo;.
>>>>
>>>> I should get:
>>>>
>>>> | It&rsquo;s a &sbquo;test&lsquo;. &bdquo;Please&ldquo;.
>>>>
>>>> If I export to latex I get:
>>>>
>>>> | It's a 'test'. "`Please"'.
>>>>
>>>> I should get:
>>>>
>>>> | It's a \glq{}test\grq{}. "`Please"'.
>>>>
>>>> If I export to odt I get:
>>>>
>>>> | It’s a ’test’. „Please“.
>>>>
>>>> I should get:
>>>>
>>>> | It’s a ‚test‘. „Please“.
>>>>
>>>> (The odt example outputs use utf8, I hope it gets transmitted.)
>>>>
>>>> So in all three cases apostrophes and double quotes are correctly
>>>> exported, but not single quotes. Similar problem if I use "#+LANGUAGE:
>>>> en".
>>>>
>>>> I have org-mode 9.3 with emacs 27.1.
>>>>
>>>> What could I do to get single quotes to be exported correctly?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks a lot!
>>>>
>>>> Andreas
>>>>


  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-28 20:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-28  2:54 Andreas Gösele
2021-05-28 10:10 ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-05-28 15:42   ` Andreas Gösele
2021-05-28 17:02     ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-05-28 20:27       ` Andreas Gösele [this message]
2021-05-28 20:37         ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-05-29  2:42           ` Andreas Gösele
2021-05-28 17:20     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-05-28 17:55     ` Albert Krewinkel
2021-05-28 21:39       ` Andreas Gösele
2021-05-29 21:35         ` Andreas Gösele
2021-05-28 19:48     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-05-28 20:19       ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-05-28 21:06       ` Andreas Gösele

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