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Rule "Replace '#'"

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Description: Replace '#'
By default, this rule is not active in LanguageTool because its category is not active by default
Message: Wikipedia style. Replace "#" with No. or number when referring to numbers or rankings.
Category: Wikipedia (ID: WIKIPEDIA)
Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Manual_of_Style#Number_signs
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The #3
    Correction suggestion: No. , number
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • No.
  • number
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ID: HASH_SYMBOL [1]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-14 20:33:03 +0000)