ProWritingAid App

How to use ProWritingAid’s desktop app to edit Scrivener files

Most writers plan, organize and write using Scrivener, a powerful word processing tool. Using Scrivener and the ProWritingAid Desktop App you can improve your writing.

How do you use ProWritingAid? Scrivener

Scrivener offers many powerful tools that will make editing much easier. Combining Scrivener with ProWritingAid will enhance your editing.

You can combine them.

If you don’t have one, log in to your ProWritingAid account. This screen will appear after you log into your ProWritingAid Account.

Click on Open if you have created your Scrivener Project. Next choose your Scrivener Project and click Open.

Important: Before you open ProWritingAid, make sure that your project has been closed in Scrivener. Your changes won’t be saved if you don’t close Scrivener.

After you have selected the file, it will be opened in the Desktop app. If you don’t like the formatting, it will still be displayed when you open Scrivener again after editing.

ProWritingAid’s left-hand panel will display a navigation menu that functions similarly to Scrivener’s binder. You can collapse or expand folders to see and open different texts.

Navigate to the scene that you wish to edit, and click to open.

Your text will be displayed in the right-hand pane. Access the reports and tools that you love, such as:

  • Style
  • Grammar
  • Sticky words
  • Diction
  • Repetition
  • Sentence length
  • Alliteration of Pronouns
  • Homonyms
  • Transitions
  • Thesaurus
  • House Style check
  • Plagiarism report
  • After selecting a report, statistics will be displayed in the left pane. The folder navigator for Scrivener projects can be accessed at any time via the “X” button in the upper right corner.

You can review all of the changes that you need in the ProWritingAid App.

Once you’ve completed all edits click “Save” to save your changes.

All changes made in the ProWritingAid Desktop app will be visible when the project file is opened again in Scrivener. You don’t need to import, copy-and-paste.

In combination, use ProWritingAid in combination with Scrivener

ProWritingAid allows Scrivener users to edit their work. Premium licenses are required. However, if Scrivener is your primary tool, it’s worth the investment. You can also copy and paste Scrivener files into ProWritingAid’s online tool. The screen you see in Scrivener will look very similar. It will give you access to all folders, subfolders, and files.

After you have run an analysis, the directory will be replaced by the summary of the report.

Edit any document in your Scrivener folder and the changes will be saved. This way, whenever you return to your Scrivener app you will be working with the most current version.

Combining ProWritingAid with Scrivener is a powerful combination that will make your writing more enjoyable. These two tools have made me a better writer and more organized.

ProWritingAid Coupon

Here’s how you can use your ProWritingAid discount coupon. This is especially useful for authors.

You can get the most out of ProWords editing by making sure you not only edit what is written, but also to save it. The ProWords app will save the text you have entered into a document. This file can be used to transmit it to other servers and computers around world. You can share your work without worrying about who may view it. It’s located in the upper right corner.