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Can I use AutoCrit to edit work that is not fiction?

Yes! AutoCrit does have a few reports that are specific to fiction. For example, dialogue and dialogue tags are primarily applicable for fiction. However, a majority of the reports can be used for all types of writing and we have many users who write nonfiction, technical, business, biographies, etc. The areas that would be most […]

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What is AutoCrit?

AutoCrit is an online text editing tool focused on assisting writers improve their writing style, get published, and become successful authors. AutoCrit is not just a basic grammar checker or a spell checker. AutoCrit also identifies problems that prevent the reader from your enjoying story such as: Words that weaken your writing, such as too […]

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How do I get started with AutoCrit?

AutoCrit was designed with ease of use in mind. Follow these steps and you will be improving your writing in no time! Login Copy the text from your scene or manuscript. Click the Category button to analyze your text. It’s that simple. There’s no software to install. No weird commands to learn. You can start […]

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How do I cut and paste from Microsoft Word?

There is a lot going on behind the scenes when you attempt to copy and paste information from a Microsoft Word document.  Word files are full of hidden style and formatting code which need to be stripped out of your text before AutoCrit can analyze it. The following process should be followed to accomplish this: […]

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How do I compare my manuscript against different genres?

AutoCrit provides the option to choose a specific genre of fiction as described in the following video: In addition to the default general fiction category, you can select from movie script, mystery/suspense, romance, science fiction / fantasy, young adult, and short story genres. Upon making a selection, click on the Category button to refresh your […]

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How do I get a copy of my work without highlights?

The AutoCrit Editor allows you to print, Email, and export your text by clicking on the appropriate link as shown below.  Data exported from the Editor (left side of the screen) will not include the analysis results and highlighted text.  If you wish to see highlights, click here for more information.   Print: Selecting the […]

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How do I get a copy of my work with highlights?

The AutoCrit Editor allows you to print and email your text including highlights by selecting the Email and Print options within the Analysis Sidebar.  If you wish not to see the highlights, click here for more information.     Print: Selecting the print button will bring up a traditional print dialogue box.  Simply select your […]

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What type of files can I upload?

AutoCrit supports all text files (those files ending with .txt), MS Word files (.docx), and rich text files (.rtf). Please contact customer support if a file type you wish to use is not supported.

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