Automatic Text Analysis
ProWritingAid performs an automated analysis of your text by using various statistical methods and its own algorithm. The analyses are based on the established guidelines for writing, which can be assessed. These rules are measurable for example, the use of adverbs in a moderate manner. These guidelines are essential when you are looking to improve your writing. ProWritingAid makes these rules systematically visible.
If you want to work through your document in a hurry The Realtime feature can assist you in removing all spelling, grammar and style issues:
After the errors are taken care of and gone Once you have eliminated them, you can go to individual reports to edit in depth. These will allow you to examine your sentence and word choices, patterns as well as repeat words. The Summary Report can be run to determine the areas you should concentrate your efforts to make improvements within the shortest amount of time.
How to Utilize It
ProWritingAid is available for download in many formats. Their Web Editor allows you to edit documents using your browser. They also have browser extensions that allow users to fix their grammar issues on sites like Twitter, WordPress, Gmail, Facebook and Facebook. You can also modify your Word documents using their Word add-ins available for Windows and Mac.
Today we’ll concentrate on their Desktop App. This application is perfect to work with Ulysses documents.
ProWritingAid.com registration will be required in order to use the tool. There are many ways you can work with Ulysses documents and ProWritingAid. Ulysses writers can make use of the online, free Web Editor, or download the desktop software. You’ll require a premium licence to edit more then 500 words at once or download our desktop application.
The desktop app can read 8 kinds of files (Markdown is one of them). It is possible to export Ulysses text into a Markdown File. Then, you can edit it using ProWritingAid and then import it back into your Ulysses library to further process. It’s quick and easy however you’re not given the option to save the images or attachments (e.g. writing goals). After playing with the app, I used the following as my preferred method of working:
Open ProWritingAid and then create Markdown File. Markdown File.
Go to your Ulysses file, select a passage of text, and then use “Copy a Markdown” option from the Edit menu.
Paste into ProWritingAid.
Now go through each report, and edit in ProWritingAid.
After you’re done, you can select the edited text and copy it.
Copy the text on your Ulysses sheet, and replace it with the current version.
ProWritingAid reports will highlight any issues you have in your text. Move your cursor to the underlined text, and you’ll see an explanation and/or suggestion. You can click on a suggestion that is relevant, e.g. You can make use of a synonym or more simple word to accomplish the task.
The reports come with a brief explanation and an online link that takes you to extensive information about the subject of the report on ProWritingAid. I’ll explain the report in more depth with a few examples that will give you an idea.
Writing Style The report can help you improve your writing style. It is based on several rules that are good to follow when writing. This report can help you identify the usage of passive voice in your writing. The sentences that are active voice are more engaging and easier to understand. Writing Style Check also suggests improvements to readability.
Overused Words: This report explores the meaning behind words that are utilized so often in everyday life, they almost become meaningless. ProWritingAid may not be able tell if you are using them in excess.
Check the length of sentences
Texts with sentences that vary in length are more engaging to read. The report will show the length of your sentences in a bar chart so you can quickly see the areas that require improvement. Additionally, it will highlight lengthy sentences that could make the text more difficult to comprehend.
ProWritingAid Online Tool is free. It’s not as user-friendly and it won’t allow you to view all reports. But it might give a great impression on your first time using it. It is possible to purchase an upgrade membership that permits users to access the desktop software and numerous add-ons for just $79/year, or $399 for a lifetime license. ProWritingAid provides a 14-day money back guarantee that you will be happy with the purchase.
ProWritingAid doesn’t replace human editors and is not intended to replace human editors. The tool highlights particular measurable aspects of a text and performs a thorough job. Although you’ll still have to edit the text your self, ProWritingAid will make this easier and faster.