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Scrivener for Windows versus Writing outliner add-in for MS Word

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Posted by Pavi
Nov 3, 2011 at 07:40 AM

 

Hi, I also was considering Writing Outliner for Word (as well as Scrivener), but as an academic found the same limitations. We simply need Mendeley or Zotero integration, at least those in the biological sciences.

I started using UltraRecall in a similar was to Writing Outliner, with embedded word documents. It is described in the post on page 3 here: http://www.outlinersoftware.com/topics/viewt/3338/10

There is a quick two step process to export merged documents, but it works fine with Mendeley, thus solving the maddening problem of citations across multiple chapters or documents to be merged. Let me know if you have any questions.

Best, /Pavi

Mitchell Kastner wrote:
>Scrivener for Windows is offering a negligible discount—-4 bucks——until
>11/7/2011 when they are rolling out Ver. 1.0. I have already purchased a license for
>Writing outliner add-in for MS Word, and I would like comments on your experiences, if
>any, with these two programs.
> >Btw: I still do not believe that either program is
>useful for academic or legal writing since neither has a facility for storing,
>retrieving and inserting citations.