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From your EndNote library, click on the Sync icon in the EndNote menu bar. If prompted, enter your EndNote login, or click the Sign Up box to create one. Copy this library (*.enl – and its *.data folder) to your other machine. Click the Sync button in the EndNote menu. If prompted, enter your EndNote login. The new Library will be updated from the online version. Any changes made on one Library will show up on the other. Note: If your Library contains a lot of pdfs this may take some time. Older Versions: Will need to upgrade to the curent version to take advantage of the Sync feature...Read more

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Removing or Moving Citations It is very important that EndNote citations are not deleted, moved or edited using Word. This is to minimise the chance or of corrupting your document or library. Instructions for safely editing citations for Word...Read more

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When EndNote updates your citations/bibliography it will remove any text you have entered manually. This is because EndNote inserts the information from your Library directly into the document each time you open or update it. To edit this...Read more

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Some citation styles (including APA 6th) include initials to differentiate between the authors. This should happen when you have two different authors with the same surname. In this case these are correct citations and the initials do not need to be...Read more

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EndNote uses field codes to work with Word. It is useful to activate the field code shading in Word to make the EndNote text easier to see and so to avoid accidently editing or deleting it. Below are instructions for different versions of Word...Read more

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Some catalogue or database records contain macronised Māori content. Unfortunately the normal Massey Library catalogue online search or export options do not bring these across to EndNote. Fix: The easiest solution is to export the records using...Read more

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The Library recommends that those working on long documents (such as a book or thesis) should do the following to make it easier to manage and minimise formatting issues: use only one EndNote library for the whole thesis/book use one document...Read more

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A Word document with Cite-While-You-Write references contains hidden codes that allow Word and EndNote to interact. It is possible to remove these to create a document that is ‘plain text’ Word document. If you are submitting an item for...Read more

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Later versions of EndNote can read libraries from earlier versions. It is also possible to move libraries back-and-forth between versions of EndNote from X onwards, but remember that some features are not present in all versions (e.g. groups only...Read more

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EndNote libraries can be seamlessly shifted across these platforms. If you need to copy the Library, remember to also to copy its .data folder – or save the library in compressed format. For instructions see the FAQ on the EndNote web site...Read more

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