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Rule "Checks if the two types of apostrophes (' and ’) are used consistently in a text."

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Description: Checks if the two types of apostrophes (' and ’) are used consistently in a text.
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool
Category: Miscellaneous (ID: MISC)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/punctuation-guide/#what-is-an-apostrophe
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • It's nice, but it doesn’t work.
    Correction suggestion: doesn't
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • It's nice, but it doesn't work.
Pattern: [Java Rule] Sourcecode
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: EN_CONSISTENT_APOS
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-23 22:33:06 +0200)