I decided to use double quotes for actual quoted text and signle quotes for stereotypical expressions and euphemisms.
If I enclose a word or short phrase in single quotes, Scrivener will mark the last word adjacent to the closing quote as a spelling error (with the ziggy red underscore). Oddly enough, it doesn’t underline the entire word, just everything except the last character in the word along with the closing tick.
The words are correctly spelled, and removing the closing tick removes the spelling error underscore. Adding it triggers the underscore.
The opening tick does not trigger a spelling error, just the closing tick.
I’m not seeing this at all until I use the tick mark found under the tilde.
[size=125]Test -no issues, no quotes test - tick mark on both sides, squiggly red text. If you add a space on the end of the word, the squiggle goes away. If you add any punctuation before the final tick, everything is displayed with the red squiggle.
‘Test’ - single quote marks on both sides, no red squiggles
`test’ - a tick mark with a single quote on the end, no red squiggle[/size]
Small additional piece of information (apologies if you’re already aware, but I just noticed something about the issue with words ending in s and single quotes.
When I type a word ending in s, no squiggle: