In order to use the PERRLA for Word add-in, you need to make sure your Microsoft Word is updated to the latest version.
To check for Microsoft Word updates on a Windows PC, follow the steps below.
- Open Microsoft Word and create a new blank document.
- Click the File menu.
- Scroll down (if need be) and click Account.
- Under Product Information, click the Update Options button next to Office Updates.
- Choose Update Now.
This will open a screen showing the progress of the Microsoft Office updates. The process of downloading and installing any available Microsoft Office updates could take upwards of an hour.
Upon clicking Update Now, you may receive a screen that shows the text "You're up to date!" This means your Microsoft Word was already up-to-date.