Automatic Text Analysis
ProWritingAid performs an automated analysis of your written text using various statistical indicators and proprietary algorithms. The analyses are based on the established guidelines for writing that can be measured. to use adverbs sparingly, and to make use of fewer transitions. These rules will assist you in writing better when you are interested in the writing. ProWritingAid makes these guidelines evident.
Realtime lets you quickly work through documents.
After the errors are taken care of and gone Once you have eliminated them, you can go to the individual reports to edit more deeply. These let you examine word choices, sentence structures and words that are repeated. You can run the Summary Report to determine where you need to focus to achieve the greatest improvements in the most time:
How to Use It
ProWritingAid provides a range of formats. You can make use of the Web Editor to modify your documents. The browser extensions let you make quick grammar fixes on websites such Twitter, WordPress and Gmail. The Word add-ins are compatible with Windows or Mac which allow you to directly to edit your Word documents.
Today, we’ll focus on the Desktop App that is a tool for working on Ulysses documents.
ProWritingAid.com registration is required in order to use the software. There are a variety of ways Ulysses documents may be used and ProWritingAid can be used. Ulysses writers can utilize the online, free Web Editor, or download the desktop software. A premium license is required in order to edit more than 500 words per session, or to use the desktop software.
The desktop app can read eight kinds of files (Markdown is one of them). You can therefore export the Ulysses text as Markdown File, conduct the editing process using ProWritingAid and then import it back to your Ulysses‘ library for further processing. It’s quick and simple however you can’t save sheets or images such as writing goals. After a few hours of playing around with the app I found the following procedure suitable for my workflow:
Open ProWritingAid and then create a Markdown File.
Navigate to your Ulysses page, select a text passage and then select the Edit menu command “Copy as markdown“.
Paste into ProWritingAid.
Then review each report individually and edit them within ProWritingAid.
Copy and select the edited text after you are done.
Paste back to your Ulysses sheet, replacing the previous version of the passage, and then select the “Paste from Markdown” option from the Edit menu.
In each ProWritingAid report, the problems that you have identified in your report are underlined. The explanations and/or suggestions will be displayed when you move your cursor across the underlined portion of your text. Simply click on the suggestion, e.g. You can use a synonym or a more simple word to accomplish the task.
The reports include a short explanation as well as a link to more detailed details about the report’s topic on the ProWritingAid website. Let me provide an example that will help you get an idea of what I am talking about.
Writing Style The report can aid you in improving your writing style. It is based on a variety of rules that are good for writing. For instance, the report will find passive voice in your writing, which could make your writing difficult to understand. Writing that are active in voice are simpler to read. Writing Style Check also identifies repeated sentences starts and suggests ways to increase the readability of your text.
Words that are frequently used checked This report contains words that are that are so commonly used in daily living that they have almost lost all meaning. It is impossible to always stay clear of them, however ProWritingAid will tell you the instances where you’ve been using them in excessive.
Verify Sentence Length
Texts that contain sentences of varying lengths will be more interesting to understand. The report shows your sentence lengths in a bar graph, so you can see in a glance whether there’s an opportunity for improvement. Additionally it will highlight particularly long sentences, as they tend to make a text less understandable.
ProWritingAid is accessible on the internet for no cost. Although it is more difficult to use and doesn’t provide access to all reports, it could be useful for creating a first impression. Premium memberships are available at a price of $79 for a calendar year, and $399 for a lifetime license. ProWritingAid comes with the 14-day guarantee of money back so you can consider your options and determine if it is right for you.
ProWritingAid does not replace editors, and isn’t designed to. The tool highlights the most crucial aspects of a document and does an extensive job. While you will still need to edit the text you write, ProWritingAid can speed up the process and improve it.