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Rule "missing hyphen in 'double click' (verb)"

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Description: missing hyphen in 'double click' (verb)
Message: This expression is usually spelled with a hyphen.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/hyphen/#hyphenating-verbs-modifies-their-meaning
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Let's double click on the folder first.
    Correction suggestion: double-click
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I want to detect a double click on the Image.
  • There were too many double clicks for confirmation.
  • There were double clicks on that link that didn't succeed.
  • Please handle double clicks on the main call-to-action.
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: DOUBLE_CLICK_HYPHEN [3]
Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2024-02-21 22:33:06 +0100)