Questions tagged [quotation-marks]

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Smart quotes in parentheses point the wrong way (“example”) [“tst”] {“tst”}

I noticed that when quote marks are converted to smart quotes in titles, the opening quote points the wrong way if it is preceded by an open parenthesis. See the title to this question. http://img264....
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Quotes break the search

Search has many issues, but I want to specifically mention the fact that it utterly fails to manage quotes properly. Here are some queries that return 0 results here on Meta: " " + ...
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Is there a way to ensure typographer's quotes in SE posts?

None of my posts have "typographer's" quotes in them, yet I read that they are the standard for SE, and have had them corrected often by other contributors. I assume my browser (Safari) is doing ...