Changing the Style of Words in Field And Quotation Marks?

Chipp Walters chipp at
Mon May 3 14:49:07 CDT 2010

Or, you could just check if the character is a quote and increment your counter justly. Seems to me the easiest way to do this.

Chipp Walters
CEO, Shafer Walters Group, Inc

On May 3, 2010, at 2:36 PM, Devin Asay <devin_asay at> wrote:

> On May 3, 2010, at 1:22 PM, John Patten wrote:
>> Hi All...
>> I'm working on a little student utility that changes the text color  
>> and underlines the individual word in the target field as they hit the  
>> space bar. I'm wondering how I should handle passages of text that are  
>> surrounded by quotation marks?
>> I was taking the text passage and stripping out the quotes to get the  
>> total number of words in the field. Then using that number and  
>> reducing it to target the specific words in the field to modify their  
>> text style.
>> The quotation marks create a single word out of the phrase, and if I  
>> attempt to delete a quote and then add it back the total number of  
>> words in my variable is off. In any case, everything gets all wonky  
>> when there are quotes in the passage...
> John, 
> You might try simply replacing the quotes with "curled" quotes, which Rev doesn't see as real quote marks. You'd have to account for cross-platform differences, however.
> Devin
> Devin Asay
> Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
> Brigham Young University
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