Advice 1: How to put quotation marks

Despite its simplicity, the quotes are very necessary in the Russian language. We put them in the allocation of direct speech, quotations, words used in a figurative sense, names of literary, musical artistic works, etc.
Instruction
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There are several rules that we put quotation marks when writing. To remember them easily. The main thing - to understand why we put quotes in a particular case.In quotation marks, as a rule, we conclude the phrase I want to highlight for some reason. Punctuation can not "break" the quotation marks and the phrase - in this case, is a unified whole.
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Question mark and the exclamation mark we put before the quotation marks only if they belong to those words that are enclosed in quotation marks.For example, if we use the phrase "who are the judges?", you'll have to put the question mark inside the quotation marks.
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But if punctuation marks are the meaning of the entire sentence (and the words enclosed in quotes), exclamation, question mark and ellipsis placed after the quotation marks.For example: We will go to watch the movie "Twilight"?
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In this case, if before the closing quotation marks is a question or exclamation mark, you need to carefully read the text and decide what the role of the quoted phrase in the sentence, whether after the pause.
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Pay attention to the punctuation marks, which are before and after quotes. The same sign after the quotes are not repeated. But varies, depending on the context and the quotation marks are placed before and after them."If before the closing quotation marks is a question or an exclamation sign, the same sign is not repeated after the quotation marks; uneven markings if required under the terms of the context are placed before the closing quotation marks and after them."If we are talking about the expression "Forward, attack!", the exclamation point after the quotation marks do not put. But if the sentence looks like: "He really said "go, attack!"?, the question mark should be put after quotation marks.
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No need to omit the comma before the opening quotation marks. But if the phrase or sentence that is enclosed in quotation marksshould end with a comma, and the text after it continues to put a comma not followed.For example, "But the time came when "the old man, obsessed with the figure" could not hold a brush", "Remember "how fair, how fresh were the roses."

Advice 2: How to put quotation marks Christmas trees

- Quotes are paired punctuation marks used in the texts of different purposes. There are several ways to mark the quotes that are in accordance with the requirements of the different standards and technical specifications to be applied in strictly defined cases. Smart quotes are the default word processor Word when you press shift + 2 in the Russian keyboard layout. If this is something you can't use - it's not very scary, because there are other ways.
Instruction
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Press first ctrl + e then shift + 6 to insert into the text of the document, the opening quotation mark in the text processor Microsoft Office Word. To insert the closing quotation mark of the same type after pressing ctrl + "e", use the combination shift + U.
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Another way to insert these quotes in Microsoft Word is to use a special command, which allows you to convert the character codes into their corresponding icons. This command is invoked by pressing ctrl + x (this is a Latin letter). To insert an opening quotation mark, type the Unicode value 00AB (here Latin letters) and then press ctrl + x. Word will be removed from the text you entered 4 characters, but instead they put a single opening quotation mark. To embed in the text the same closing quotation mark, use the same sequence of operations with code 00BB.
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Use the ASCII codes for quotes-fur-trees in a way that works not only in Word, but also in other programs. Press alt and, while holding down the dial on additional (digital) keyboard a four digit ASCII code for the character you want. To insert an opening quote, use code 0171, and the closing quote code is 0187.
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If you need to put quotation marks in the source code of the HTML document, you can use "character primitives" of the language - the sequence of characters " displays in the page's opening quote, and the sequence " - closing. In addition, it is also possible to use ASCII codes and replace « « and ” - to ».
Note
Scientists believe that quotes entered in the Russian language N.M. Karamzin. The heritage of the word "quotes" is not clear.

According to one version, it is derived from the verb "to cavitate" - "toddle". In Russian language the word "kavis" and "kavka" (duck, frog) could serve as the basis for the word "quotes"
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