"End the tedium of manual reference checking and save time," say the developers ... and it does exactly that. ReferenceChecker is basically a really clever macro that checks text-based citations in a manuscript against a reference list or bibliography.
I still remember life without this, and how painstakingly inefficient it was to have to interrupt my reading of a heavily referenced academic tome every few minutes in order to check that a citation was correct. In vain, I tried to work out a way to manage the process better, googling for macros that would check references, and came up with nothing. Then Paul Sensecall, a fellow member of the SfEP, posted a note on our society discussion group about this macro that he and his colleague Adam Bukolt had developed for Word documents. I haven’t looked back.
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