Once you're comfortable with check and document options, it's easy to keep running checks.
To batch check a set of files on your computer or a network location, follow these steps:
- Check the address in Server to make sure that you're connecting to the right server.
If you haven't already, define your check options on the
It's always worth making sure that you've selected the right language and rule set.
- On the Document Options tab, select the appropriate File type and options in the Processing Configuration section.
Select the files to check
Click the file selection button
, browse to the folder that contains the files and click
You can also enter paths directly into the directory path field. When you enter paths into the directory path field, surround each path with quotation marks.For example, like this:
"C:\Documents and Settings\user\My Documents" "C:\test"
If you want to select files in multiple directories, enable advanced file selection first.
If the directory path field and file selection button are disabled, click New Selection .
- Click Find Files .
If the folder contains files which you do not want to check, first select the unwanted
The files are removed from the file list but are not deleted from your hard drive.Tip: If the folder contains mostly unwanted files, press CTRL+A to select all files in the list, deselect the files that you want to keep, then press the delete key. You deselect files by clicking the file names whilst pressing the CTRL key.
- Click the file selection button , browse to the folder that contains the files and click OK .
Preview the input text for one of the files to make sure that Acrolinx has interpreted it
If you have long lines in your file, they won't wrap by default, but there's an option to enable line wrapping .
You'll see the checking progress bar, which means it's time to make a cup of tea or coffee and wait until Batch Checker has done its work.