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  1. prilikl
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    english language styling

    CAN ANYONE TELL ME ABOUT A F-R-E-E SOFTWARE OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE STYLING - EITHER THIS OR AN ONLINE CHECKER, LESS PREFERABLE.

    SOMETHING THAT WOULD SUGGEST BETTER STYLING.

    THANK YOU SO MUCH.[/b]

  2. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    #2
    Try here:
    https://www.usingenglish.com/links/C...uage/Software/

    Things like White Smoke claim to improve style, but most are not free.

  3. prilikl
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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Try here:
    https://www.usingenglish.com/links/C...uage/Software/

    Things like White Smoke claim to improve style, but most are not free.
    thank you. I'll go on trying.

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    #4
    What do you want the software to do exactly?

  5. prilikl
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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    What do you want the software to do exactly?
    just what the concordance does, but for free: to take text and suggest improved or richer text instead.

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    #6
    The software I've seen for that has never convinced me- most is as bad as the Microsoft Word Thesaurus. I reckonyou're better off with analytical tools and spending time learning how to use them, rather than hoping for something with the answer.

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