|Acrolinx for Office on Windows||1.0|
What You Should Know Before Installing
Before you install Acrolinx for Office, make sure that you have the following software installed:
|Microsoft Office||2010, 2013, 2016 (32- & 64-bit)|
|Internet Explorer||version 11|
|Microsoft .NET Framework||4.5 or later|
Check our compatibility guide if you want to know if Acrolinx for Office works with your local platform and with your Acrolinx platform.
To get started, review the following tasks and concepts:
Normal view in PowerPoint is the best view for using Acrolinx. You can still check your content with the Outline View, Slide View, Notes Page, Reading View, or Master view. But when it comes to editing your content with the Sidebar, Acrolinx asks you to switch to Normal view. You might need to run the check again.
Supported file types:
|PowerPoint file||*.ppt, *.pptx|
Acrolinx for PowerPoint comes with your Acrolinx for Office on Windows package.
If you do the installation yourself, ask your Acrolinx administrator for the installer file. You might have it already, if you and the Acrolinx administrator are the same person.
Here's how to install Acrolinx:
Sometimes, Acrolinx checks part of your content but can't highlight the issue or automatically insert suggestions. In this case, the Sidebar card appears inactive and shows a padlock icon . You can edit each issue directly in the text.
Acrolinx checks content in speaker notes. But Acrolinx can’t highlight the issue text in the speaker notes section. However, the Sidebar card is active and if you click on a suggestion, Acrolinx inserts the suggestion for you.
Optional: Specify the Address of an Acrolinx Server with an MSI Installer Property
If you use the MSI installer properties to automate the installation of Acrolinx, you can also now specify the address of an Acrolinx server. So, writers don't have to enter this information themselves. To set that Acrolinx server address, use the property ACROLINX_SERVER_ADDRESS.
Specify the address of the
Example:Note: This property works for first-time installations only. The property is ignored during an update and whichever server address currently configured is used.