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I am having a very minor problem.

When I press ' (single quote) twice, it turns into a ´ (like that thing under ~ but reversed; I don even know the name which is probably why I haven't found a solution).

Is there a way to get simply '' when pressing ' twice?

Thanks in advance!

  • I tried keyboard set to English (US International) and English (UK)
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Can you provide in what language you have your keyboard layout? –  Luis Alvarado Aug 7 '12 at 2:36
Thanks for the comment I updated the question –  Mark Aug 7 '12 at 2:42
Ah sorry for the trouble but I just found that the problem was actually gone with English (UK) setting! My bad, I probably needed to confirm or close or something, or just plain tested it wrongly. –  Mark Aug 7 '12 at 2:50
That character is 0xB4, ACUTE ACCENT. –  Keith Thompson Aug 7 '12 at 2:55

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On US-International keyboard, pressing ' (single quote) makes an accent when you press a or e or a few other keys after it. To make a single quote you need to press ' followed by space. For double quote, it's the same thing, you press " followed by a space. To have 2 single quotes, you need to press ', space, ', space. This is useful only if you use accentued languages (like French or Portuguese). If not, I think US Keyboard (and probably UK keyboard) is better.

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