Quotation marks autocomplete after other punctuation

Use case or problem

I’m not sure if this qualifies as a bug per se. Perhaps it’s intentional. But if I type a quotation mark after a letter, only a single mark appears, which is the correct behaviour. However, after another punctuation mark such as a period, typing a quotation mark produces a pair, requiring me to delete the second quotation mark. This becomes more annoying when using the Smart Typography plugin, because I have to type a backspace and then delete in order to get the “right” quotation mark in place.

Proposed solution

I would suggest that typing a quotation mark after punctuation should behave the same way as when typing after a letter – a single mark. I can’t think of a case where this would be inconvenient.

Possibly these settings…


Thanks. But I’d like to be able to auto pair quotation marks, just not when I type one directly after another punctuation mark.

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