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Re: Help With Plain Language And Learning Disabilities

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From: Whitney Quesenbery
Date: Oct 29, 2016 5:33PM


I'd say "Don't rely on readability statistics" but I know that's not what
you asked.

There is a LOT of evidence that real plain language does improve access for
people with a variety of reading disabilities.
And there is a LOT of evidence that grade levels are not an adequate way to
assess plain language.

Whitney

On Sat, Oct 29, 2016 at 7:12 AM JP Jamous < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

> What version of Word are you using?
>
> I bought office personal edition 365 2016 and ran into lots of issues with
> it at first with Outlook mostly. It was so bad I had to format my C: drive,
> because the registry was corrupt.
>
> It works fine now, but if I search a folder using all fields, it throws a
> message at me stating that there isn't enough resources to perform this
> task, when that is not true. My machine is massive as far as resources.
>
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> Hi,
> I can't seem to get the Readability Statistics dialog in Word 2016 to come
> up, even though I have that option checked in options, Check Grammar With
> Spelling checked, and US English set as the default language. Does anyone
> know how I can further trouble-shoot this?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Jim
>
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