Changing the grammar checking style

You can change the grammar checking style Grammatik uses to check a document. By disabling and enabling rules, you can remove the rule options the style uses or add a rule you want the style to use.

To change the grammar checking style

1 Click Text, Writing Tools, Grammatik.

2 Click the Options button, and click Checking Styles.

3 Choose one of the following options from the Checking Style list box.

• Fiction — allows for artistic writing. The level of formality is Informal

• Advertising — emphasizes mechanics and grammatical accuracy rather than style. The level of formality is Informal

• Documentation Or Speech — targets a general, non-scientific audience and challenges jargon and special terminology. The level of formality is Standard

• Technical Or Scientific — targets scientific publications containing long, complex noun phrases and a technical vocabulary. The level of formality is Formal

• Informal Memo Or Letter — allows industry-specific jargon and is designed for less formal memos and letters. The level of formality is Informal

• Formal Memo Or Letter — targets correspondence, meeting minutes, and legal documents which require a formal tone and a strict interpretation of grammar and style rules. The level of formality is Formal

• Student Composition — targets longer documents. The level of formality is Formal

• Spelling Plus — verifies spelling and simple rules such as punctuation and capitalization. The level of formality is Standard

• Quick Check — targets most types of documents written for a general audience, such as general correspondence, informal reports, essays, and speeches. The level of formality is Standard

• Very Strict — targets correspondence, meeting minutes, and legal documents which require a formal tone and a strict interpretation of grammar and style rules. The level of formality is Formal

4 Click the Resume button.

To disable a rule during a proofreading session

1 Click Text, Writing Tools, Grammatik.

2 Click the Turn Off button when Grammatik displays an error you don't want it to indicate.

To enable a rule class during a proofreading session

1 Click Text, Writing Tools, Grammatik.

2 Click the Options button, and enable the Turn On Rules check box.

3 Enable the check boxes beside the rules you want in the Rules list.

• The Turn On Rules option is available only when you disable a rule during a proofreading session.

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