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Rule "where/when"

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Description: where/when
Message: It might be better to use '\1' with the time-relative pronoun 'when'. (Alternatively, use 'in/on which'.)
Category: Style (ID: STYLE)
Link: https://www.dictionary.com/browse/where
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • There are times where you need to measure high current devices.
    Correction suggestion: times when
  • Do you remember the happy days where we were together?
    Correction suggestion: days when
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: WHEN_WHERE [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-04-13 22:33:07 +0200)