Microsoft today announce a new Editor pane for Word on Windows that will help you write better Word documents. The new Editor pane is a replacing Word’s classic Spelling & Grammar pane, but the new Editor pane is going to offer much better help than the old Spelling & Grammar pane. Microsoft actually introduced the new Editor feature in Word back in 2016, and it essentially offers suggestions for your writing style, as well as spelling and grammar. For instance, the Editor pane will give you vocabulary suggestions, along with suggestions for sentence structures as well:
Editor, your digital writing assistant in Word, is now even more helpful. The new Editor pane gives you additional information from its advanced spelling, grammar and writing style recommendations. It also makes it easy to scan your whole document. This experience replaces the Spelling & Grammar pane and incorporates inclusive design best practices to be accessible for the visually impaired.
Microsoft is rolling out the new Editor pane to Word users on the Office Insider program’s Fast Ring first. The company will likely release the new feature widely to all users after a couple of weeks testing with Office Insiders. Along with the new Editor pane, Microsoft is also rolling out a new QuickStarter feature in PowerPoint to Office Insiders.