If you’re attending a university or participate in a lot of research in your field, you’ll know about how important a bibliography can be for when you’re presenting your findings. The problem you may have found with the suite is the lack of support for a very thorough bibliography which can really impact on what people think of the research you’re providing, especially if you’ve done a great document but the lack of a well-formatted bibliography at the end ruins it. You’ll be glad to know that there’s a simple option which will give you what you need, though, and this is in the form of an extension called Bibliography Manager.
We all know that Writer, the word processor software built into the suite, is very good at handling very large documents. You can have as many pages in it as you want, with the amount of content that you want, and Open Office tends to cope with it every time except in very extreme circumstances. The bibliography and referencing area is generally rather weak though and this is because of a lack of demand for this functionality. This extension includes searching of your bibliography to make organising it much easier than previously.
The standard dialog you’d find is fully supported too so even though it’s completely changed, all of the data is managed in exactly the same way. This is good as it means you won’t have any compatibility issues at any stage, making sure that you never encounter any problems! Generally speaking there’s a lot of different tweaks and improvements that you’re bound to see that just make things a bit more simple to use. Another one of the main features we can talk about in more detail is the ability to show the user in the mask.
If you’re someone who writes important research and other papers of this nature, this is an extension that you really do need on your system. It provides a lot of great tweaks to make sure that your documents match up as strong and professional documents which is what is required at this level. This is just one of the ways you can choose to use it, some may even try and use LaTeX which is also supported through a separate extension. For now though, feel free to use the download link for this below and then use our Open Office download for the suite if needed.