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Grammarian PRO2 X Detailed Installation Instructions
  Grammarian PRO2: Grammar Spelling Checker


Please follow this exactly step-by-step. If you get lost, please reread the step until it makes sense. If you don’t understand something or you get hung up, e-mail us. It may help to print this out or copy the text into another program so that it is easier to view. So, let’s get started.

---- INSTALLING GRAMMARIAN PRO2 X

Now, let’s install a new Grammarian PRO2 X.


Grammarian grammar check install step 1 1) From your downloaded GrammarianPRO2X.dmg (or Grammarian PRO2 backup disk), drag the Grammarian PRO2 X folder over to the Applications folder on your OS X drive.

Grammarian grammar check install step 2 2) Run the Grammarian application (identified with a checkmark icon). Grammarian will ask you to install an Input Menu. Click "OK". Grammarian will start the install process.

Intalling Grammarian Input Menu

Then, Grammarian will tell you that it successfully installed the Input Menu and will ask you to log out or restart.

Intalling Grammarian Input Menu Restart

Grammarian grammar check install step 3 3) Now, click Log Out or Restart.

Grammarian grammar check install step 4 4) After the computer logs in or reboots, look for a Checkmark icon menu and a Pencil icon menu (Pencil Menu) on the right side of the top menu bar. The Pencil Menu is Grammarian’s menu:

 

Grammarian Pencil menu

Grammarian grammar check install step 5 5) Click on the Pencil menu icon. The Pencil Menu displays all of Grammarian’s functions. That’s it. You’ve done it!

 

Now, how to check my document?

Grammarian functionality


Grammarian grammar check install step 6 6) If you do not see a a Checkmark icon menu and a Pencil icon menu, look for a flag menu on the right side of the top menu bar. Go up to the flag icon (on menu bar) and click on it. Do you see an item named "Grammarian"? Select the Grammarian (Input Menu) item.


flag menu


Grammarian grammar check install step 7 7) Grammarian should now be activated, and the flag icon turns into a reddish-brown check mark icon. A pencil should appear on the menu bar. The pencil is Grammarian’s menu. Click on the pencil icon (pencil menu). This displays all of Grammarian’s functions. That’s it. You’ve done it!

 

Now, how to check my document?

 

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The Grammarian PRO2 X Input Menu:

 

Grammarian grammar check Input Menu 11) The Flag/Checkmark menu is the System Input Menu and is on the right side of the top menu bar. You can turn Grammarian PRO2 X on/off from this menu as shown:

Grammarian flag menu

 

Grammarian grammar check Input Menu 22) If a flag menu is showing (no Checkmark menu), turn Grammarian on by selecting the Grammarian menu item.

 

 



LET’S CHECK SOME SPELLING AND GRAMMAR


Grammarian PRO2 Spelling and Grammar Check  #1 1) In the Grammarian™ X Documentation folder in the Grammarian PRO2 X folder (Applications folder), double-click on the Sample Document.rtf document to open it into TextEdit.

Grammarian PRO2 Spelling and Grammar Check #2 2) Once the document is open, go to the Grammarian pencil menu and select "Check All...".

Grammarian PRO2 Spelling and Grammar Check #3 3) Grammarian now selects all your text and brings up a spelling/grammar check window.

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LET’S SET UP INTERACTIVE CHECKING
- Spelling and Grammar check-as-you-type

Grammarian’s pencil menu will indicate a yellow color if interactive spell checking is on, a green color if interactive grammar checking is on, and a yellow-green color if both are on. Grammarian remembers the interactive (check-as-you-type) settings for every running application and will switch/sync the settings automatically.

Grammarian Set Up Interactive Checking #1 1) Turn on interactive spell checking by selecting the Interactive Checking submenu and then selecting the Spelling menu item. Grammarian’s pencil menu turns yellow. This indicates that interactive spell checking is on.

Grammarian Set Up Interactive Checking #2 2) Next, select the Auto-Show Spelling item from this same menu. An underline marker on the Grammarian menu indicates Auto-Show Spelling is on.

Grammarian Set Up Interactive Checking #3 3) Open a new untitled document in TextEdit and type a misspelled word such as "seef" into the document. The interactive spelling popup menu automatically shows to make a correction. Press the command key and the number "1" key or double-click on the correction.. Grammarian will retype the correct word "see".

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Grammarian Set Up Interactive Checking #4 4) Set up interactive grammar checking in the same way.

Grammarian Set Up Interactive Checking #5 5) You can use the ESC key to cancel the Grammarian popup menu display whenever you want to ignore Grammarian's suggestions.



ADDING SPELLING DICTIONARIES

Download extra spelling dictionaries from here. Open the Grammarian Writing Rules Spelling pane and drag the dictionary file into the Spelling Dictionaries list. Spelling dictionaries are compatible with both Grammarian PRO2 X and Grammarian PRO X versions.

 

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Sierra, El Capitan, and Mavericks Input Menu System Preferences

 

Grammarian grammar check Input Menu Preferences step 11) Access the System Preferences Input Menu Preference setting by opening System Preferences/Language & Region and clicking Keyboard Preferences...

Grammarian Input Menu System Preferences

 

Grammarian grammar check Input Menu Preferences step 22) The Keyboard pane will open. Select Input Sources tab. This shows the active Input Sources in the left hand list. Notice the flag and Grammarian items:

Grammarian Input Menu System Keyboard Preferences

Grammarian grammar check Input Menu Preferences step 33) You can add Grammarian to this list if Grammarian's input menu is installed and not visible. Also verify that "Show Input menu in menu bar" checkbox is checked.

 


 

Snow Leopard Input Menu System Preferences:


Grammarian grammar check Input Menu Preferences step 11) Open System Preferences from the Apple menu on the far left-hand side of the menu bar.

Grammarian grammar check Input Menu Preferences step 22) After the System Preferences window opens, select the blue flag icon Language & Text (in Mac OS X 10.6.x -10.8.x) from the System Preferences panel.

Grammarian grammar check Input Menu Preferences step 3 3) Select the Input Sources (in Mac OS X 10.6.x-10.8.x) panel tab.

Grammarian grammar check Input Menu Preferences step 4 4) Click the checkbox for "Show input menu in menu bar" to ON meaning the checkbox has a check mark. Now, look for the item called "Grammarian". It has a check mark icon in front of its name. You may have to scroll down the list to see it.

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Grammarian grammar check Input Menu Preferences step 5 5) Click the checkbox for the Grammarian item to ON meaning the checkbox has a check mark.

Grammarian grammar check Input Menu Preferences step 6 6) A FLAG icon should now appear on the menu bar. The flag icon appears on the right side. See it? If a flag icon DOES NOT appear on the menu bar, try switching a couple of the other languages on/off by clicking on their check boxes until you see a flag icon appear on the menu bar. Another shortcut trick reported to us by Joan Mumbauer, a registered user, is: "After you check the Grammarian box and the 'Show input menu in menu bar', hit apple, option, and space bar. This automatically puts the pencil in the menu bar."


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