7/30/2013

Equiom Linguistic Labs and The Associated Press launch StyleGuard for Outlook

Redmond, Wash. -- Equiom Linguistic Labs Inc. today announced the general launch of software technology that automates the proofing process for The Associated Press style for Microsoft Outlook.

The software, StyleGuard for Outlook, is built on the same decision-rule engine that powers StyleGuard for Word, and functions similarly to check email messages for AP Stylebook’s spelling, language, punctuation, usage and journalistic style guidelines.


10/18/2012

Mac-compatible version of StyleGuard available

We are happy to share that we now offer automated style checking for Macintosh. AP StyleGuard helps ensure the consistency of your writing style. It saves the time of manually referring to the AP Stylebook and offers recommendations on items you might not have realized are covered by AP style.

StyleGuard for Mac operates on Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion) or 10.8 (Mountain Lion) running Office for Mac 2011.


04/09/2012

Automated AP style-checking software StyleGuard now widely available

Equiom Linguistic Labs Inc. today announced the general launch of software technology that automates the proofing process for Associated Press style. The plug-in software, AP StyleGuard, powered by Equiom, is similar in functionality to Microsoft Word’s spelling and grammar-proofing tools and checks Word documents for AP Stylebook’s fundamental spelling, language, punctuation, usage and journalistic style guidelines.


12/15/2011

Associated Press introduces automated AP style-checking software

The Associated Press today announced the launch of software technology that automates the proofing process for AP style. The new plug-in software, AP StyleGuard, powered by Equiom Linguistic Labs Inc., is similar in functionality to Microsoft Word’s spelling and grammar proofing tools and intuitively checks Word documents for AP Stylebook’s fundamental spelling, language, punctuation, usage and journalistic style guidelines.

AP StyleGuard

  • Helps you avoid using redundant words or over-used words
  • Helps you catch capitalization and punctuation issues
  • Catches issues that escape the spell and grammar checkers in Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Helps you identify issues such as "Should this be one word, two words, or hyphenated"
  • Provides common unit conversions within the document
  • Provides possible abbreviations and checks for correct abbreviation rules

To purchase AP StyleGuard, visit www.apstylebook.com

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