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Rule "Smart quotes (“”)"

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Description: Smart quotes (“”)
Message: Consider using typographic quotation marks here.
Category: Typography (ID: TYPOGRAPHY)
Tags: [picky]
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • This is a "test".
    Correction suggestion: “test”
  • My favorite letter of the alphabet is "X".
    Correction suggestion: “X”
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Version: 6.4-SNAPSHOT (2023-12-04 20:52:26 +0000)