WPS Office v11.* dictionary

I noticed that an old post of mine about adding dictionaries to WPS Office, has been receiving some attention recently. I quickly checked the links and it seems they are dead, also the file paths listed there no longer apply for WPS Office v11. Therefore, I decided to check how to add dictionaries to version 11.

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bioRxiv docx template

I’ve been working on a manuscript in the last couple of months (more, actually). I am not going to discuss whether pre-prints are cool or not, however, they sometimes are necessary. For example, when writing a grant application, it definitely looks better to show the actual work in progress, rather than just stating “manuscript in preparation”, “submitted” or “under revision”.

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Average every n number of rows in a spreadsheet

I have a long column of data that I want to make into a chart. The problem is that the column has over 50000 rows and processing it gets problematic. I looked for a way to average every Nth number of rows, in order to speed up things.
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Venn diagrams online

I’ve been preparing some figures, where I need to include Venn diagrams. I am looking to make them proportional to the values. So far, I have not found a way to do this in Gnumeric, WPS Office LibreOffice or OpenOffice.org. I guess, I should find the time to learn a little bit more of R. Meanwhile, I’ve been searching for a quick solution online.

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Shorten contents of spreadsheet cells

I have a spreadsheet file with a list of species’ Latin names. I want to automatically create abbreviations for each species, by shortening both the genus and specific epithet to a certain number of characters. Here’s how to do it.
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