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turning off the stupid smart-quotes on windows 8 / 8.1 [duplicate]

I think this feature is called "smart-quotes" - first time you press a quote it's not displayed until the quotes are not closed. How they can be turned off on Windows 8/8.1 .I've found articles ...
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How to disable “smart quotes” in Windows Live Mail?

Windows Live Mail by default changes straight quotation marks (" and ') to typographic quotation marks, aka "smart quotes" (“, ”, ‘ and ’). This often results in the recipient of the email seeing ...
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How does font figure out different starting and ending “quotation mark”?

I don't know very much about how fonts "work", but I know in some fonts the beginning double quotation marks differ from the ending ones. How does that work? What exactly is different in those ...
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How quickly toggle smart quotes in Word 2010?

I'm working on a long technical document that contains numerous displays of computer code. In running text, I want my quotation marks to be curly, which means that Word's "smart quotes" ...
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Get rid of “smart quotes” in Outlook

I'm not sure what I did, but the quotes (single and double) in Outlook 2003 have gone from straight vertical quotes to angled quotes. I've looked through Outlook's options and the Autocorrect options, ...
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Smart Quotes and TextMate

Anyone out there with Macs and the TextMate editor know how to make it save files always in ASCII, and never let it turn on smart quotes, smart dashes, and smart copyright symbol? There's a client I ...