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Diction
Component programs style  +
Computer languages ANSI C  +
Full description This program includes both 'diction' and 'This program includes both 'diction' and 'style'. 'Diction' identifies wordy and commonly misused phrases; 'style' analyzes surface characteristics of a document, including sentence length and other readability measures. While these programs cannot help you structure a document well, they can help to avoid poor wording and compare the readability of your document with others. Both commands support English and German documents.ands support English and German documents.
Homepage URL http://www.gnu.org/software/diction/diction.html  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU true  +
Keywords grammar  + , usage  + , style  + , readability  + , diction  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 23 September 2009  +
License GPLv2orlater + , GPLv3orlater +
License verified by Deborah Nicholson  +
License verified date 7 January 2008  +
Name diction  +
Prerequisite description detex  + , dehtml  + , deroff  +
Prerequisite kind Weak prerequisite  +
Real name Michael Haardt  +
Related projects Ispell + , Textutils +
Resource URL mailto:bug-utils@gnu.org  + , mailto:michael@moria.de  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  + , Developer  + , Support  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisionid 1,913  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 April 2011 09:03:37  +
Revisionuser User:WikiSysop +
Role Maintainer  +
Short description Checks text for readability and bad usage  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Text-creation word-processing  +
Use text-creation  +
User level none  +
Version date 17 September 2007  +
Version download http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/diction/  +
Version identifier 1.11  +
Version status stable  +
Works-with text  +
Has queryThis property is a special property in this wiki. Diction + , Diction + , Diction + , Diction + , Diction + , Diction + , Diction + , Diction + , Diction +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 1 August 2014 22:40:42  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Entry  +
Has subobjectThis property is a special property in this wiki. Diction + , Diction + , Diction + , Diction + , Diction + , Diction + , Diction + , Diction +
EmailThis property is a special property in this wiki. michael@moria.de  +
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