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Rule "Smart quotes (“”)"

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Description: Smart quotes (“”)
Message: Consider using smart opening quotes here.
Category: Typography (ID: TYPOGRAPHY)
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_quote#Electronic_documents
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • This is a "new test".
    Correction suggestion: “new test”
Pattern: Show XML · Show in Rule Editor
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: EN_QUOTES [2]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-18 20:33:03 +0000)