4 Replies
Tonya Ratliff-Garrison

Curly quote marks, or "smart quotes," are true typography quote marks while straight quote marks, or "dumb quotes" are a vestigial constraint from typewriters when using one key for two different marks helped save space on a keyboard. 

It would be ideal if Articulate would have Rise default to smart quotes or have something added to the Format bar that we could click on to convert the dumb quotes to smart.

Dave Demyan

I add my vote to wanting the benefits of using typographically correct ones. I had two reviewers of my most recent Rise course point out the "error" of using straight quotes. Makes me look like I don't know basic composition.

Check out, for example, some online news publications. The crude, less respected ones pay little attention to correct typographical selections. Respected outlets like NY Times get it right because it matters.