Have you disabled the appropriate check box in the "AutoFormat As You Type"
dialog (wherever that may now be)?
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
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"JP" wrote in message
> In Office 2007, I can't figure out how to stop word from replacing a
> apostrophe into a smart apostrophe or whatever the office programmers are
> calling it nowadays. It's replacing ASCII 0039 ' with ASCII 0146 ’. How
> prevent word from making this change? I've tried setting the auto correct
> options to replace ASCII 0039 ' with ASCII 0039 ' and it doesn't work.