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I want to write "''" (to denote the empty string). However in LaTeX, when I try to enter "''", TexnicCenter replaces it with ``'''' , which displays as “”” (first pointing left, second two pointing right).

How can I fix this?

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See this first How to get straight quotation marks?. And the following is how to setup your TeXnicCenter.

Step 1

Select Tools menu item.

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Step 2

Select Options...

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Step 3

Select Custom and fill each textbox with " only.

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Step 4

Mark this answer with a green check mark. :-)

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Thanks for the link - i've got it now, nice GUI guide – GreyCloud Jul 29 '11 at 13:51
Couldn't you just uncheck “Replace quotation marks”? – Caramdir Jul 29 '11 at 15:17
In Step 4, I should inform it explicitly. – xport Jul 29 '11 at 15:44

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