Welcome

Thank you for installing Writefull for Word.

Writefull for Word provides real-time language feedback on the text you write in your Word document, with different levels of editing depending on your needs.

In 'Proofread' mode, Writefull checks for correctness of grammar, word use, style, and more. In 'Full Edit' mode, Writefull additionally checks your phrasing and word order, for better readability of your text.

Beyond language suggestions for your text, Writefull has two clever widgets to help you write:

⇒ Sentence Palette: a browsable list of very common academic phrases across the various sections of research papers, to paste directly into your own text.

⇒ Language Search: a database with authentic language of scientific texts, to see how words and phrases should be used in context.

Writefull has been developed especially for researchers, and its feedback is tailored to academic writing. For more information, see https://writefull.com/.

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First steps

Once you have installed the Writefull for Word add-in, the Writefull icon will appear on the right-hand side of the toolbar. Simply click the icon to open the Writefull menu, and click Sign in.

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In this screen, enter a valid email address (your institutional email address if Writefull is provided to you by your institution) and a password, and click the Save button.

An activation email will be sent to the email address you provide. You must activate your account before logging in.

For any subsequent login, just enter your details and click Sign in. If you forgot your password and need to reset it, click I forgot my password under the Sign in button.

Using Writefull

Once logged in, you can access the four features that Writefull for Word offers: Check Document, Check Paragraph, Sentence Palette, and Language Search. You will be able to select the level of language editing required for your text: Proofreador Full Edit. This will affect the types of suggestions offered for your document or paragraph. Writefull for Word in its Windows version also has a Revise with Track Changes functionality.