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To retrieve a hidden Find Text window of MZ-Tools

  1. … close all your other undocked windows in VBE Editor.
  2. Must have been hidden during inadvertent docking and took me a while…


Back in flyover country…


Categories: animated-GIFs, Personal

Customized Quick Access Toolbar


Easing access to some important tools for serious  writing – and configuration that can not be done in a template,but is per machine…

Fun with Zotero inserting citations and bibliographies

  1. If you can install Zotero’s word processor add-ins (for LibreOffice Writer or MS-Word).:
      1. Here are the self-explanatory tool tips of the command buttons for the MS-Word add-in: zotero-ribbon-addins-command-buttons-tooltips
      2. Here is the add-in in action, inserting first one, than multiple citations, followed by generation of a bibliography:


  2. If you cannot, you can still use the “create bibliography from items” of Zotero (which itself can be run under portable  Firefox from a USB stick – no install needed at all). Here is a brief example and insert those into your writing; zotero-create-bibliography-from-item2clipboard2word

Fun with Zotero managing bibliographic references

  1. Curation: word-create-list-style-with-errors
  2. Deduplication: zotero-merge-duplicates

Fun with MS-Word inserting boilerplate text from the Quick part gallery


Consistency through reuse.

Fun with MS-Word’s multilevel lists from the QAT style dropdown


We can nest controls in repeating content controls, including repeating content controls

  1. Just saying, since it seems not easy to find within web search results the ones that nest nesting….
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  4. Have not tried accessing the results in OpenXML yet which will have to be done  via the control ID
    1. since repeating:  Repeating-Section-content-control-in-action
    2. does not autoincrement the titles and tags. image