ThesesAssistDrawer is a small, yet reliable tool that can help you configure the layout of your paper, thesis or science article. The application offers a set of shortcuts to creating quick captions or cross-references for pictures, tables or equations. This program is compatible with 2007 or newer version of Microsoft Word.
One click to build up thesis template in Word
ThesesAssistDrawer allows you to easily set up the margins, heading and normal styles, and create the thesis template via one click of a button.Three thesis types can be selected, they are degree thesis, academic paper, and technical report.
Quick captions for figures, tables, and/or equations in Word
ThesesAssistDrawer allows you to reduce the time spent inserting captions for figures, tables, and/or equations in your paper. For example, you can use the "Quick Caption" button to insert corresponding captions for one or several items at the same time which can be figures, tables, and/or equations. Besides, the "Auto Insert Captions" option allows you to create the caption at the same time with pasting a figure or inserting a table or equation.
Easy cross-references for different items in Word
ThesesAssistDrawer allows you to generate complex cross-references with only a few mouse clicks. With this tool at your desktop, you no longer have to open the cross-reference dialogue box and select items in the combo and list boxes each time you need to insert a cross-reference. You can use the "Record CR" and "Insert CR" buttons to perform the task. Besides, the "Auto Insert Recorded C.R." option allows you to be only a mouse and button clicks away from inserting the cross-reference you need.
Convenient access to the references section in Word
ThesesAssistDrawer allows you to access the tail of the references section with only a button click instead of scrolling the mouse wheel miles down to the references section you're about to edit. You can use the "Edit Refs" button to achieve this purpose.
Handy jump back to any location in Word
ThesesAssistDrawer allows you to jump back the cursor to any recorded location with only two button clicks. You can use the "Rec Loc" and "Goto Loc" buttons to record the location and jump the cursor back.
Multiple choices on how to use ThesesAssistDrawer
Before using ThesesAssistDrawer, you should keep your Word document open. There are three ways as follows on how to perform the tasks described above, you just pick one or more ways which suit your personal taste.
Way one: Keep the main window (just a drawer and a photo frame on it) of this program shown, click the buttons on the main window to perform the tasks. If you feel the need to change the location of the main window, just use the left mouse button to drag it to anywhere on the screen. If you want to change the size of the main window, just click the right mouse button when the cursor is on the drawer and change its size via the "drawer size" menu item.
Way two: Check "Popup drawer at the mouse..." option in the settings dialogue box, keep the main window of this program shown or hidden, press down the Ctrl key and click the middle mouse button to show the main window at the screen location where the cursor is. After performing the tasks via clicking the buttons on the main window, the main window return back to its original status, shown or hidden.
Way three: Check “Register” option in the settings dialogue box, keep the main window of this program shown or hidden, and perform the tasks by short-cut keys registered for corresponding buttons on the main window.
Focus your time on content
It’s self-evident that the document content matters more than the document layout. With ThesesAssistDrawer in hand, you can configure the document layout within seconds, thus focus more time on writing the document content.