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Posted by: Anonymous Coward on June 26, 2005 08:45 PM
A point the author missed out is the ability of Writer to use a bibliography database, and add references to other documents and then inserting those references as footnotes or a separate index. Doing a reseach paper for the university i found this feature very helpful, and looking at the xml generated, it seems that the bibliographical entries are stored in the file. To do this in Word i had to install a third party software (non-free, of course); the entries introduced by this software were out of the document, so it was useless.

Although the bibliography feature needs some polish (i.e. more flexible reference format), Writer clearly wins at this point.


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