I keep struggling with finding an easy way to brief those darn quotation marks, especially when following says or said. Do you have any great suggestions that can lighten my load?
Questioning the quotation mark
Technology Committee member Merilee S. Johnson, RDR, CRR, CBC, CCP, suggests the following brief forms when dealing with quotes:
I have most of the following strokes defined as: , “<Cap next>
SA*EUD defined as said, “<Cap Next>
SA*EUS defined as says, “<Cap Next>
SA*EUG defined as saying, “<Cap Next>
RA*EDZ defined as reads, “<Cap Next>
TAO*EULGTS defined as titled, “<Cap Next>
WR*EU defined as write, “<Cap Next>
WR*EUS defined as writes, “<Cap Next>
WRO*ET defined as wrote, “<Cap Next>
KWOERBGS defined as ,”
KWOEFPLT defined as .”
Hope this helps lighten your load and cuts down your transcript editing time!