11/07/2015

Readability Statistics Word 2016 / 2013 - Know More About Your Writing S...

Readability Statistics in Microsoft Word is available since from the older versions of the Word, but very less people know about this as it is turned off by default. This feature displays information about your document reading level and how many words, paragraph, sentences, and passive sentences has been used in your document.
To enable Readability Statistics, click the File menu, and then click Options. From the left side pane, click Proofing. Under “When correcting spelling and grammar in word”, make sure “Show readability statistics” is checked.
Do remember that, Readability Statistics is a part of spelling and grammar check, and Microsoft Word will not display any Readability Statistics until you check Spelling and Grammar mistakes in your document. For this, click the Review tab, and then click Spelling & Grammar, or alternatively you can press F7 keyboard shortcut to do a spelling and grammar check. Once you finished correcting all the Spelling & Grammar mistakes in your document, Word will display Readability Statistics in the end.
In Readability Statistics Report, Reading Ease is measured in a scale of 0 to 100. The more your document score, the contents are easier to understand. The Grade Level indicates that, how much education one need to understand the contents of your documents. Through Grade Level you can estimate, the average age of a person, who can understand the contents of your documents.