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From riklar <rik...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: merging bibliographies
Date Fri, 01 Mar 2013 19:20:34 GMT
Thank you Maurice for your example. I am afraid my bibliographies are simple text files in
writer.
Would it possible to follow your advise?
Thanks

Jack
On 1 Mar 2013, at 21:03, "Maurice Howe" <maurice@stny.rr.com> wrote:

> Try this (assuming that any "trailing" info is separated from the actual
> biographical entry by a TAB): 
> 
> As with any "new to you" facility, work with a COPY (not your master file).
> Combine the lists (open the first one, then open the 2nd and copy/paste it
> at the end of the 1st, then open the 3rd and copy/paste it to the 1st, etc.
> Then select the entire (combined) list and click TABLES.   Unclick MAKE ALL
> COLUMNS THE SAME WIDTH (or words to that effect).  Click the box that tells
> the program about the TAB separator.  Then click to build the table.  Then
> select the entire table and click TABLE, then the SORT tab.  If the
> resulting formatting pleases you, you're done. You'll probably want to
> experiment with TABLE/PROPERTIES to keep text for entries on the same page,
> etc.  If you prefer that the list NOT be in a table, select the entire
> table, go to TABLE and click CONVERT again but this time use the TABLE TO
> TEXT option.
> 
> This works well for me.  Good luck.
> 
> Maurice
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: riklar [mailto:riklar@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Friday, March 01, 2013 11:46 AM
> To: users@openoffice.apache.org
> Subject: merging bibliographies
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I have four bibliographical lists, each has 10-15 pages. In some of the
> lists there exists  duplicates bibliographies to be canceled when one list
> would be crested.
> The lists are organized in alphabetical order.
> 
> I wish to create one bibliographical list, containing all the four together
> and of course in alphabetical order.
> 
> Is this is possible in OO 3.4.1
> I am on Mac, with OSX 10.8.2, but I assume it doesn't matter in regards to
> commands in OO.
> 
> TIA
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