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CodingSource
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2/15/2016 4:10:14 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
Everytime I construct an argument I do it first in Microsoft Word. It is a very useful tool for me not to check the grammar and spelling but also for compiling the information that I needed to secure the win.

However, whenever I copy and paste it, every ' is replaced to " and it bothers me very much.

Whenever I'm going to submit a debate I always need to edit it, which is a waste of time.

By the way, I use MS Word 2007 and a newly-updated Firefox.
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2/15/2016 4:27:49 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/15/2016 4:10:14 PM, CodingSource wrote:
Everytime I construct an argument I do it first in Microsoft Word. It is a very useful tool for me not to check the grammar and spelling but also for compiling the information that I needed to secure the win.

However, whenever I copy and paste it, every ' is replaced to " and it bothers me very much.

Whenever I'm going to submit a debate I always need to edit it, which is a waste of time.

By the way, I use MS Word 2007 and a newly-updated Firefox.

I use the Microsoft Word 2016 as well as Google Chrome and it works fine for me.
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2/15/2016 4:28:10 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
So what's the question?
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2/15/2016 5:03:28 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/15/2016 4:10:14 PM, CodingSource wrote:
Everytime I construct an argument I do it first in Microsoft Word. It is a very useful tool for me not to check the grammar and spelling but also for compiling the information that I needed to secure the win.

However, whenever I copy and paste it, every ' is replaced to " and it bothers me very much.

Whenever I'm going to submit a debate I always need to edit it, which is a waste of time.

By the way, I use MS Word 2007 and a newly-updated Firefox.

Use the paste from Word feature. Select Rich Text, and then on the bottom left hit the folder with the word logo on it. Then paste into, I haven't used it before though, but try that.
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2/15/2016 9:45:13 PM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/15/2016 4:10:14 PM, CodingSource wrote:
Everytime I construct an argument I do it first in Microsoft Word. It is a very useful tool for me not to check the grammar and spelling but also for compiling the information that I needed to secure the win.

However, whenever I copy and paste it, every ' is replaced to " and it bothers me very much.

Whenever I'm going to submit a debate I always need to edit it, which is a waste of time.

By the way, I use MS Word 2007 and a newly-updated Firefox.

Unfortunately, this is a common problem. I don't know any remedy. I guess the only real solution would be to refrain from using any contractions. :P
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2/17/2016 2:21:39 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
At 2/15/2016 8:09:12 PM, bsh1 wrote:
This has been an error since I joined.

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2/18/2016 3:22:47 AM
Posted: 2 years ago
Thanks guys for the answers. I thought it was only me :P
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