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Microsoft Word - Automatic Table of Authorhsip

Is there a way to insert an automatic table of authorship? Similar to an automatic table of figures or a table of contents. And what I mean by table of authorship: Say there are three authors of a ...
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Find duplicate phrases - any tool or regex

I've got a long document, and I suspect that some phrases (one or multiple sentences) are identical or at least similiar. Is there some way to find these repetitive phrases? Some tool or regex?
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command to write to physicaldrive?

I have a bat file that we use to write meaningless data to a harddisk. But I dont know what exactly it means... Here is the command: dtlite2 of=\\.\physicaldrive1 bs=256k limit=200m passes=1000 ...
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I can not edit drive properies even when I use root

I use the gksu nemo (because my file explorer is nemo) command, yet when I go to the drive I use, I right-click, then go to properties I still cannot change the Permissions. I have a 1TB portable ...
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How can I edit multiple text files as one virtual document?

My main goal is to be able to constantly keep track of individual text fragment word and character counts while simultaneously being able to read the entire long document as a whole.
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Writing Unix script (bash) that creates a directory in the location specified at the command line

I currently have a Unix script (written in bash) that executes several commands to modify a group of files, which I specify with an flist containing their paths. The general idea of the script is to ...
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Alternative ways to create good looking documents (as Prezi does for presentations)?

Recently I found Prezi to be a great tool for making presentations, not only for it's easy of use and fancy results, but because the way concepts and ideas can be organized and expressed. I was ...
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What's a lightweight alternative to Word / Writer? [closed]

I'm looking for a desktop, cross-OS, Word/Writer-like program (this is, that lets the user format the content, as opposed to source code editors) without all the feature bloat + performance overhead ...
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Is there software to write to RFID cards?

I have a specialty RFID writing hardware, I just want to write strings onto RFID cards. Unfortunately they didn't give me any software, but a library. I wasn't intending to program a new GUI and ...
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How do I set the default dictionary to a different language in Xiosis Scribe 2011

I've downloaded some additional language packs for Scribe from the Xiosis website and installed them. I know I can change them from the composer whenever I want. My question is how do I set the ...
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What is a good word processor that supports markdown? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any text editors which are Markdown aware and provide spell checking features? I love markdown and hate, hate, hate MS Word. For me, markdown it is a perfect ...
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is there a windows equivelant to storymill?

Came across this great sounding app, but it is only for mac. Does anyone know of anything similar for Windows? Answers stating "buy a mac" or similar will be downvoted. You have been warned.
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Is there a writing/note-taking tool that has these features…?

Looking for a new writing and note-taking tool. I plan to use it for creating material for Shadowrun, and misc. creative writing. I would like it to have the following features: Must-have features: ...
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SEnse and REmove INstances of 2 CApital LEtters BEginning a WOrd

Is there an AutoHotkey script that can sense if I accidentally hold down shift too long if I start a word with a capital letter? Microsoft word does this automatically, but I would like it ...
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Open-source software for writing fiction/novels? [closed]

I'd like to start working on a novel, and I've been looking into authoring software. I've been impressed with StoryMill on the Mac, but I prefer to support open-source alternatives. Does anyone know ...