Google Docs now offers grammar suggestions to help you write better

Google Docs adds grammar suggestions to help we write gooder

Google Docs adds grammar suggestions to help we write gooder

Common errors like "affect" vs "effect" are called out, and presumably, ones like "your" vs "you're" and "defiant" vs "definite" will be caught by this feature. How about "there" and "their"? The media are speculating that Google is using this as a stepping stone before rolling out the feature to everyone.

Google on Tuesday said it will offer Docs users machine-translation techniques to spot grammar errors.

Google Docs will show an inline and contextual grammar suggestions in a document as they type. Hopefully this expands to all Google Docs users soon, because good grammar tools can be very handy when it comes to navigating the English language and all of its quirks. Can't remember how to use subordinate clauses correctly?

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Google said that the new features enhance existing spell check functions and highlight possible grammatical errors in text.

Google says that the suggestions will reach G Suite Basic, Business, and Enterprise customers, so basically everyone. The suggestions appear as squiggly blue lines underneath the incorrect words/phrases, as you can see in the GIF above. To accept the suggestion, just right-click it. "To solve the problem, we use machine translation to build a model that can incorporate the complexity and nuances of grammar correction".

Google's online office suite, Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides, earned an "excellent" rating in PCMag's review and shares our Editors' Choice for online office suites with Microsoft Office 365.

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