The current Writer Guide (WG60, I believe) says that one way to define variables (particularly, but not
limited to, text values) for use in a document is in "Custom Properties"
(File > Properties > Custom Properties).
Unfortunately, variables so defined do not show in the "Show variables" list
(Insert > Field > More Fields > Variables > Show variable).
So how are those variables inserted as text fields in the document? AFAICS neither Writer Help nor
WG60 covers this question.
Also not covered (AFAICS) is the use of DDE for text fields in the document. How is that done?
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