strange Keyboard behavier.

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Hello: I am having a very strange problem when using my bluetooth keyboard using the latest version of Yosemite when I type an ' it types a single right quoteation. I've looked everywhere in the keyboard prefs, and I've had no luch.
it happens everywhere.
even when I turn on the keyboard echo, and just press the key in an edit field, it says right single quotation mark.
Any Ideas?
Its very anoying because when I type something like I don't have an money it miss types it. but of course its typing correctly in this forem but not in emails. I have it a lot in the mail program, or text edit.

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Submitted by Kevan on Wednesday, November 12, 2014

An apostrophe is the same as a single right quotation mark, I'm pretty sure. No need to worry about it

Submitted by Zack on Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Hi There,
This is actually not a bug. What is going on is that these punctuation marks are being changed into somewhat fancier quotation marks, which you might see in a book for instance. This is a process known as "smart quotes." It's expected behavior, and most of the time you can ignore it. An ' is also known as a single quotation mark, and a " is a double quotation mark. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quotation_mark#Smart_quotes for more information if you want it.

Basically, this is expected, and not a bug. It might sound strange if you're not familiar with the way quotes work in print, but it's perfectly fine.

Submitted by Edward Alonzo on Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Hello fellow posters. it does seem strange, as its always said the word ' when I use that key but a lot of times it seems to miss type the word. I don't even know when it started and I even have the use smart quotes and dashes turned off in keyboard prefs.