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Need 'single' quotation marks [duplicate]

I'm new to overleaf and having trouble with something seemingly quite basic . . . having 'single' quotation marks show up in my document. I am copy and pasting from Microsoft Word. (I've look at ...
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tikz - How to input ' symbol [duplicate]

How can I input ' symbol in tikz node? I wish it looks like But actually '9' will be like below in tikz: \node[draw] (N) {'9'};
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Why should I use \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}?

As a native English speaker, I've mostly been allowed the luxury of pretending that ASCII is enough, and have been able to treat font encodings as not my problem. I've seen lots of advice that I ought ...
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Isn't there any other way of doing double quotes in LaTeX besides `` + ''?

The standard way of writing quotes and double quotes in LaTeX is with `` and '', but I find them quite ugly. Isn't there something similar to \emph{}, but for quotes? I mean something like \quotes{...
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How can I convert from Microsoft Word to a LaTeX document

I am a final year graduate student and I have my thesis (about 350 pages) in Microsoft Word format. I would like to convert the document into a LaTeX "camera" ready PDF. Is there any easy way to do ...
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How to get straight quotation marks?

How do I get straight quotation marks, i.e., " and ' in TeX? (No, \verb changes the font and this is unacceptable.) [Edit] I forgot to mention that I’m using XeLaTeX, and fontspec is a necessity. ...
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Typesetting with Inch Symbols and Sizes in Inches

I'd be much obliged if somebody could tell me how to do the following. How does one typeset the symbol for inches in LaTeX? Is it "?. Neither Lamport nor Knuth seem to mention it. Assuming \...
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Changing all single quotes to be straight when within texttt

I have a document with many ' characters inside of texttt. Is there a way to make them all appear straight when in texttt? I know that I can search/replace all ' with \textquotesingle: Adding ...
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How can I input normal quotes in LyX?

For example, if I type "this" into LyX file, the output PDF will show “this”, the quotes change to a set of curly quotes. But I want it looks like "this". Especially in LyX, there are six quotes ...
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How can I get straight quotes in pseudocode?

The quotes in pseudocode currently look like this: How can I get quotes that look more like a programming environment and less as if I just typed it with MS Word? MWE \documentclass{article} \...
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Single quotes in double quotes

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 ...
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How to get U+0022 char (plain double quote) in latex?

I would like to get this char within general text in latex: " But I only am able to get “ or ” i.e. I would like to include the U+0022 unicode char in my document. But if I do this: \char"0022 I ...
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How to display "´" character in a lstlisting environment

I am using the package listings and I am trying to get the following output : ExportDirective= ´export´,ID,[´(´,(IdDomain|IdFunction|IdRule),{´,´,(IdDomain|IdFunction|IdRule)},´)´|´*´]; from : \...
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Modifying `biblatex-trad` options

This is based on the solution given in this question. I'm using trad alpha, but I don't have year for two papers from the same author: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{...