This page is about the Writefull for Overleaf integration, which is being made available to an increasing number of Overleaf users in stages. If you do not currently see the option to turn on the Writefull for Overleaf integration in your Account Settings, it should be available for your Overleaf account in the near future.
What is Writefull?
Writefull helps students and researchers with their scientific writing. It offers automated language feedback and writing widgets tailored to academic writing, using AI language models that have been trained on published papers. These models are trained on millions of published journal articles, making Writefull’s feedback tailored to academic writing.
Both Overleaf and Writefull are part of Digital Science.
The Writefull for Overleaf integration
You can now use Writefull for Overleaf directly in the Overleaf editor.
The Writefull for Overleaf integration can be turned on in the integration area of your Account Settings page.
Enabling the Writefull for Overleaf integration will add additional tools to your Overleaf editor toolbar.
These new tools provide you with access to all of the Writefull for Overleaf language that are available to you on your Writefull plan.
Signing in to Writefull
If you are signed out of your Writefull account, you can sign in by clicking the Writefull icon in the editor toolbar. You will need to create a Writefull account and sign in to Writefull in order to use the Writefull for Overleaf integration.
Premium Writefull options
Writefull offers a premium version of Writefull for Overleaf that is separate from Overleaf's subscription plans. Find out more about Writefull's premium subscriptions.
Writefull for Overleaf integration FAQ
How do I turn the Writefull for Overleaf integration on or off?
You can turn Writefull for Overleaf on and off in the Integrations section of your Account Settings page. Turning off the integration will remove the Writefull icon and tools from your Overleaf toolbar. You can turn on the Writefull for Overleaf integration at any time.
I use the Writefull for Overleaf Chrome extension - what is the difference between that and the Writefull for Overleaf integration?
The Writefull for Overleaf integration provides the same functionality as the Chrome extension and will be replacing the extension. If you see the option to turn on the Writefull for Overleaf integration in your Account Settings, you can disable and uninstall the Chrome extension.
When I use the Writefull for Overleaf integration, does Writefull use my project to train its AI?
No, Writefull does not store or use any of your texts or how you interact with (accept / reject) the language suggestions. Writefull trains their models on Open Access research texts, and their team’s linguists regularly analyse the models’ outputs on test documents, marking incorrect cases to identify points to improve.
I am not sure if my institution allows the use of AI-based tools. Can I use the Writefull for Overleaf integration?
Please make sure to consult your institution's policy on academic integrity to find out if these include guidance on the use of AI-assisted language tools or generative AI. If you cannot locate a policy for your institution, or if you have questions about it, it is important to ask your professor or an academic advisor about institutional, departmental, and course-specific guidelines on using these tools.
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