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Re^4: Unique numeric ID for reference?

by Jeffrey Kegler (Hermit)
on Oct 07, 2007 at 15:35 UTC ( #643292=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Unique numeric ID for reference?
in thread Unique numeric ID for reference?

Sorting with numeric references as a key will gather records with the same reference together. This might be done, for example, to weed out duplicates. Other than that, yes, you're right, the ordering between non-identical references is pseudo-random and not very useful.


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[Corion]: Maybe the solution would be a tablet (with pens), like the Wacom tablets, but you still need good software and need to know how to operate it well in an interactive setting ;)
[ambrus]: Corion: the solution depends on who for. Some non-math presentations need to show lots of graphics or photos, with fine details and color. For those, blackboard or overhead transparencies aren't so good (yes, you can print on transparencies, but there's s
[ambrus]: ome quality limits), but film projection or computer projector is fine.

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