AuthorSupportTool is a java extension for OpenOffice.org Writer. It adds new features for scientific publishing like source and citation management, better support of collaborative work with subversion and a visual editor for managing focalpoints.
- Template wizard to set meta data and reusable unified layout
- Management of bibliographic sources and reference styles
- Graphical editor to organize brainstorming ideas and flow of thoughts
- Cooperative work and build-in version control with SVN
- Element outliner for quick navigation and restructuring of the document
- Personal notes tool and Post-its comments with restrictive access
- Calendar and time management with extended statistics
- Check for anglicism and sophisticated word repetition tool
- External backup functionality to store and load local revisions of the document
Pretty good, innovating and helpful project for doing work in OpenOffice.org and improve productivity of scientific and academic papers.