Microsoft Word 2010: Enabling Readability Statistics

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Available Plugins

Microsoft Pinpoint Readability Plugin

University of Surrey Readability Plugin  (Available for Word 2010 ONLY)

Enabling Readability Statistics

1. Open Word 2010.

2. Select File | Options.  (Located on the toolbar at the top of the screen.)

  • The Word Options dialog box will display.

screenshot of the options button on the info tab.

3. Click the Proofing tab from the list to the left.

screenshot of the proofing tab.

4. Check the box next to:   

  • Check grammar with spelling.

screenshot of the Check grammar with spelling checkbox.

5. Check the box next to: 

  • Show readability statistics.

screenshot of the Show readability statistics checkbox.

6. When you check spelling, the readability level will appear at the end of the spell check.

screenshot of the readability statisitcs window.

  • Warning:   Performing the Show Readability Statistics action resets all information previously saved by spell checker and grammar checker. Any words or sentence structure that has been previously checked and ignored by the user will need to review once more.

Known Issue: Missing Readability Statistics

Troubleshooting Steps to Solve some of the Known Issues & Potential Solutions:

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9/3/2015 11:44:06 AM  

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