Microsoft Word is getting a new grammar assistant

Detection and suggestions of spelling and grammatical mistakes by Microsoft’s Word in Windows 10 are getting better in its latest update. While this is improved help is available for the web version of Word, it has now reached the desktop client, as seen by Windows Insiders. This Microsoft Editor is based on AI and has a dedicated UI for reviewing.

Microsoft Word Editor Improved Experience

We all know how important grammar and spelling checker is in Microsoft’s Word. It tells you any irregularities in the usage of your sentences and words almost instantly while typing. This checker is named Microsoft Editor and has gotten better in its latest update of Windows 10.

Based on AI and machine learning, it’s now capable of spotting the errors almost instantly. It can help you with the format, acronyms, inclusiveness, geopolitical references, etc. It’s also available for Microsoft Outlook, but only on web versions as Word.

But now, this Editor is coming to the Word desktop app. This was seen in the latest build of Windows Insiders running in version 2010 (Build 13328.20000). Once available, users can see a new interface for suggestions by the Editor, and a complete pane on the right side to review your writings.

This improved Editor will make suggestions based on AI, giving users a chance to select a specific word to know more about it. Users can open this editor by clicking either Shift+F10 or Alt+Down shortcuts. There’s even a plagiarism tool to check copied content and to include relevant citations.

It’s also said that this new Microsoft Editor will support the Word in dark mode too. Since available for Windows Insiders already, it may come to general users soon if passed without any bugs.

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