Using Writer for Microsoft Word
Who can use this feature
- Supported on Free, Pro, Team, and Enterprise plans
What's in this article
Use Writer to check your writing in Microsoft Word. The Writer for Word add-in takes your customized guidelines from Writer and applies it across your documents, in both desktop Word and Word 365. When using the add-in in desktop Word, your computer needs to be connected to the internet. The add-in doesn’t work offline.
Installing the Word add-in
Select Get it now and a pop-up will appear asking for permission to install.
Select Continue to proceed with installation.
Installing from Microsoft Word
If you already have Word open, you can install the add-in without going to the Appsource listing.
- Insert > Add-ins > My Add-ins > See All: you'll see the Writer add-in in the Office Add-ins window. Double-click the icon and the window will close.
- If you don't see Writer under MY ADD-INS, go to STORE and search for Writer.
3. Go back to the Home tab, and the Writer add-in will be on the right side of the ribbon menu.
Using the Word add-in
When you're ready to review your content, open up the Writer side panel by selecting the Writer icon in the Home ribbon menu.
Using the add-in on Word 365
If you don't see the Writer icon on the right side of the Home tab menu, go to the Insert tab and select Add-ins. In the Office Add-ins window, double select on the Writer add-in under MY ADD-INS. If you don't see Writer under MY ADD-INS, go to STORE and search for Writer