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ODT (LibreOffice) support on iOS

I recently started using LibreOffice Writer instead of Microsoft Word because of the hassle of reinstalling and reactivating Word on a new computer, and it's not too bad. Writer is not a perfect ...
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word processor or note taking app with dropdown snippet(templates)/autocomplete feature

I'm looking for a word processor or a note taking app that works on either Windows,Linux or Android that is capable of showing a dropdown menu of predefined snippets(templates) to be entered and ...
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Tool to edit MS word document via web application and process via server

Has anyone used or are using a web-based tool that can edit word documents that has a library/SDK so I can use it within my application? Essentially I need Office365 Word within my application. I ...
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Critical editing software

I’m looking for a program, compatible with Windows 10, that has an option to input two (+) different series of footnotes, e.g. one would contain comparative texts and another would contain notes. ...
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Bibliography+Word processing software on android?

I used to use zotero+word 2016 on my windows laptop but it has since broke and I have a bluetooth keyboard and android tablet for now. What programs can I use to organise my bibliography that has an ...
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Linux word processor with good inline Word formula support

Is there a word processor for Linux, specifically Ubuntu, which has excellent support for Word equations in existing docx documents? LibreOffice supports viewing and editing equations, but the ...
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Math document containing some Sage calculations

I need to write a short math text draft containing some Sage calculations. (I am a Sage novice.) What software (or software combinations) you may suggest to do this? Is it possible to do with ...
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Word processor that can work with HTML?

I need to mimic the way Messenger boxes each message in bubbles. Word, obviously, is not a tool for this. However, going full-fledged HTML is kind of overkill for me. This is for a research article, ...
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Is there a word processor that I could use where if I hover over an image link, it will display the image within the word processor?

In other words, what I'm asking is this: Does there exist a word processor that upon hovering over an image link, displays the image within the word processor without navigating me outside the word ...
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Any light software to view doc, docx and ppt with easy on Win10?

MS Office, LibreOffice are too heavy and require a few moments to launch. Is there any program starting and responding very quickly?
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Text processor that supports vertical text for Asian languages (Mac)

East Asian languages like Chinese and Japanese are natively and traditionally written in a vertical orientation, top to bottom and right to left. I need this. Problem is the only program that I know ...
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Software for Creating and Maintaining User/Service Manuals

We are looking for software that will allow us to easily create and maintain service manuals for the machines that we manufacture. We have about 25 machines, and have been using Microsoft Word up ...
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Simple terminology checker

I am looking for a simple tool that would check text for terminology based on a replacement list. Example of a replacement definition: allowed: application disallowed: app; consider: application ...
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WYSIWYG word processor (or other tool) able to generate HTML from a document

I'm looking for a word processor that is also able to produce beautifully-formatted HTML pages from a document. Something on the line of LibreOffice, which is able to save in XHTML/HTML format, but ...
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Migrate from WordPerfect to OpenOffice

My WordPerfect program is no longer working; hence, I will start using OpenOffice...HOWEVER... I have tons of WP (word perfect) documents stored and OpenOffice does not support WP files. ALSO, the "...
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Word-like program with tabbed documents

Are there any Word-like programs with tabbed documents? Similar to excel's project tabs but with text documents. Windows 10 Free preferred Files able to be exported into a Word compatible doc is ...
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Word processor for math and code?

I'm looking for a graphic word processor who can support LaTeX such as Stack Exchange just by writing $\formula$, but also code writing. It's for taking my notes in my IT - math class.
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Alternatives to MS Word

I am currently the CTO at a healthcare consultancy company. Currently, we are working on producing a series of reports using Microsoft Word. Each file is around a hundred pages long and they are ...
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Free word processing software that supports importing multiple images

There's an old stack exchange thread about google docs where someone figured out how to import multiple images- the solution they found no longer works. Now google drive says "you can only drag and ...
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Convert Microsoft Word to PDF of minimal file size

I am aware of some Microsoft Word to PDF converters and have been using MS word itself to do this. But I am wondering if there's any conversion tool that produces the PDF files as small in file size ...
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A simple clean alternative to Microsoft Word

I'm looking for a light and simple alternative to Microsoft Word. My requirements: Fast (loads in 2/3 seconds on i7 machine) Free or less than $10 Clean Modern Design (I don't need many options) ...
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Write an article/web-document with mathematical formulas; Android/Windows

As I travel I sometimes like to jot down notes that maybe, one day will become an article or even a book. At least I can have that as a goal :) I wish to write simple body text, include images and ...
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Word processor with infinite page feature

I would like to use a WYSIWYG word processor, like Word, Google Docs, Pages or LibreOffice Writer, with this feature: infinite page size. By that I mean that the document is not divided into pages, ...
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Software which uses Word documents in my web app/ website

I need a way for my website to be able to read (use) Word files and Mail Merge the fields in it with data from my website. The documents will be letters and cheques. Ideally I would have the Word ...
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Word-compatible (DOCX) software able to open references

I'm trying to find an alternative to Microsoft Word software, able to open and save directly docx files. I already know that the common choice is OpenOffice/LibreOffice writer, but I'm not very ...
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Convert a Google Doc to more beautiful format, but still editable

I'd like to make this Google Doc I've created into some kind of document that most everyone can download and easily fill out on their computer, but that lends itself to a more attractive aesthetic, ...
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word processor with nested numbered lists which can be individually hidden

Common office suites such as Word, Open Office, etc. all seem to have this capability to create numbered lists which can be nested. However, less common seems to be the ability to hide individual ...
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Word processing for iPad with file transfer to/from iPad

While I am aware of my answer here QuickEdit (formally Office² HD) no longer seems to have one of my desired features and the devs have still yet to get back to me as to weather this is a bug or not ...
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Lightweight Reader for Microsoft Word Documents

I am looking for a document reader that can open Microsoft Word documents for reading. I am using Mac OSX. Features I want include: Loads very quickly. I would prefer it if the program opens almost ...
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Professional report writing software options

I am interested in deploying software that can allow for the flexible writing of reports in a multi-user environment. The deployment environment is a consultancy that provides professional ...
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Free tool capable of advanced multiple substitutions in non-Ascii documents (at least RTF)

As I am looking for a software capable of very simple thing, bulk search and replace, I expected to find one with ease. Alas, either my google-fu proved too weak, or my assumption was wrong. There is ...
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Is there a system to generate ODT documents from a markup-like language?

I would like (well, am forced by my work environment) to create ODT documents (really MS Word docs, but we can get there from ODT). However, I don't like the WYSIWYG document creation paradigm. I like ...
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unified document editor

There are a lot of "Office" clones, but I'm looking for something that is a bit different. I am looking for a document editor that has a single unified interface and which does not distinguish ...
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Offline word processor for Chrome OS

A friend of mine has a Chromebook that he uses mostly offline, and he'd like a word processor that Is free, or very cheap Is compatible with Chrome OS Works off-line Can support multiple languages (...
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Final Draft alternative that supports Greek

Final Draft does not work with my language (Greek). I am looking for an alternative. It would be better if it was gratis. I am using Windows 8.1 but software for previous Windows versions is ok. ...
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Lean and fast RTF (Rich Text File) editor with more features

Often, plain text files are sufficient to get an idea across (see this question). But sometimes you need more. But not so much more that you need to get all the hamsters together to fire up a ...
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Web based document editor

I want a web based document editor, I'm using CKEditor. This might be duplicate question of Open source, web-based document editor? But I want some more powerful editing options like MS Word/...
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Linux label editor for a dedicated label printer [closed]

I have a Brother label printer (QL-570) that came with a nice label editor for Windows. Unfortunately, that doesn't work in Linux or Wine. I'm having trouble finding a good Linux replacement because ...
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Word frequency analyzer

I am a translator by night and would like to analyze the texts that I've previously written. Specifically, I'd like to focus the time I spend memorizing vocabulary by knowing which of the "trouble" ...
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Formatted text editor with tabbed windows for OS X

Seeking a text editor which: is OS X compatible has tabbed windows has the ability to format text (bold, italics, different fonts, sizes, etc) does not require an account or internet connection to ...
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Word Processor for iPad with odt or doc compatability

I am looking for a word processor running on iPad for a student to use for taking notes and working on assignments in class. It will complement an OpenOffice installation running at home so document ...
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Songbook text processing: Repeat chord lines for recurrent parts automatically?

With written-down songs in the form of lyrics together with chord names, the chord names are often left out for recurrent parts. (Due to limited paper space - you try to minimize the need for turning ...