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Best Outlining Software For Windows

Re: Best Outlining Software For Windows
« Reply #30 on: August 02, 2008, 07:39:27 PM »
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Why do people always refer to it as "stupid formatting"?  If you are doing an outline, why wouldn't you want it formated as an outline?

Because you often end up fighting the software to get the outline done like you want it. Far easier just to manually tab.

Why would you have to fight it?  You can set it up to do exactly what you want it to do.  I think it's more likely that people don't learn how to use it, and then wonder why it isn't doing what they want.

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Re: Best Outlining Software For Windows
« Reply #31 on: August 02, 2008, 08:11:10 PM »
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Why do people always refer to it as "stupid formatting"?  If you are doing an outline, why wouldn't you want it formated as an outline?

Because you often end up fighting the software to get the outline done like you want it. Far easier just to manually tab.

Why would you have to fight it?  You can set it up to do exactly what you want it to do.  I think it's more likely that people don't learn how to use it, and then wonder why it isn't doing what they want.

Cosigned.  Word is a very powerful piece of software, and most people do not seem to learn how to use it.

Re: Best Outlining Software For Windows
« Reply #32 on: August 03, 2008, 10:41:52 AM »
But but the computer should read my mind!

Re: Best Outlining Software For Windows
« Reply #33 on: August 03, 2008, 10:53:29 AM »
But but the computer should read my mind!

Word.


Re: Best Outlining Software For Windows
« Reply #34 on: August 03, 2008, 03:31:40 PM »

Used OneNote my first semester and Word my second. Hands-down, Word wins. To expand on what the poster above said, if you know how to use Word, it is indeed quite powerful (as any piece of sophisticated software). Word allows me to make custom toolbars, develop the outline styles that work for me, assign them all keyboard shortcuts, write macros, create auto-insert options to speed up my notetaking, etc.

deej

Re: Best Outlining Software For Windows
« Reply #35 on: June 25, 2020, 04:40:45 AM »
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