Correcting your writing

Once your document is imported, you should see the GradeProof Editor together with all the colorful suggestions ready to improve your writing. The GradeProof Editor consists of the following elements:

  1. Your document together with all the available GradeProof suggestions.
  2. The title of your document can be changed.
  3. Each suggestion gives you a brief explanation followed by a list of available replacements. You can also choose to ignore the suggestion or add it to your dictionary.
  4. A language drop-down menu to choose the version of English you would like to use.
  5. The 9 types of suggestions available in GradeProof. You can turn each category on/off here or click the numbers to jump to the next available suggestion of that type.
    • The Essential features find and fix fundamental writing errors.
      • The Spelling Engine searches for words that are not in the currently selected English dictionary.
      • The essential Grammar Engine looks for grammatically incorrect phrases.
    • The Advanced Grammar Engine uses Artificial Intelligence and statistics to find complicated grammatical issues.
      • The Word Confusion Engine looks for errors of commonly confused words, including homophones and oronyms.
      • The Punctuation Engine looks for issues around punctuation, including appropriate spacing and choice of punctuation.
      • The Capitalization Engine looks for cases when words are not capitalized, but should be.
      • The Repetition Engine looks for words or phrases that have been unnecessarily repeated.
    • The Eloquence Engine is a unique and powerful feature using advanced Artificial Intelligence to improve the eloquence of your writing style. The suggested changes include both stylistic and structural modifications.
      • The Phrasing Engine searches for ways to improve the flow and eloquence of your writing style.
      • The Efficiency Engine looks for wordy language that can be more concisely expressed.

Handy Tip: Clicking on the suggestion numbers in the side menu will jump the editor to the next available suggestion of that type.