How do you change case for titles in EndNote 20?

February 1, 2022

To change case in EndNote 20 (for example an article title in all caps to sentence case):  In the Edit view, highlight the text you want to change.   Shift + F3 will circle through sentence case, upper case, lowercase, and...Read more

Why are my citations slow to insert and how can I fix it?

December 21, 2021

Slow insertion of citations can be a problem – especially with long documents on older machines. This is in part because by default EndNote not only inserts the bibliography (as in older versions) – but also creates a hidden hyperlink...Read more

How Do I Remove Author Initials From My In-Text Citation?

December 21, 2021

Some citation styles (including APA 7th) 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

How Do I Activate The Shading Of The EndNote Text?

December 21, 2021

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

Is There A Quick Way To Edit Text In Multiple Endnote Records?

December 20, 2021

You can modify or replace text in multiple records in two ways: For EndNote 20: To replace existing text: In EndNote, go to the Library menu and select Find and Replace… Enter the text you wish to replace in the top box, and the new text in...Read more

Is EndNote Compatible With Microsoft Word’s Track Changes?

December 20, 2021

Yes – It is but when you are actively working with CWYW, set your document to hide any Track Changes. Do this by going to the Review tab in Word and choosing Simple Markup or No Markup from the All Markup drop down menu.  ...Read more

Why Does The Endnote Web Toolbar/Tab Appear In Word But Not The Endnote Desktop Toolbar/Tab?

December 20, 2021

EndNote installs both tabs but normally only the Desktop one should be active. It is possible to switch between the toolbars in Word’s EndNote Preferences. See these instructions for different versions of Word. ...Read more

Why Isn’t The EndNote Toolbar/Tab Appearing?

December 17, 2021

Occasionally, the EndNote Cite-While-You-Write function may not install automatically. However, it can be manually installed. For Microsoft Word instructions, see the relevant EndNote FAQs for Windows PC or Mac. If you previously had the EndNote...Read more

How do I enter group or organisational authors?

December 15, 2021

For group or organisational authors, you need to type the name in full and add a comma at the end:  e.g. Massey University,  To correctly display a two-part author, add an extra comma after the first comma:  i.e. School...Read more

Why do I see strange field codes appear, which look like { ADDIN EN.CITE …} instead of regular citations?

December 15, 2021

The text {< ADDIN EN.CITE …} is normally a hidden Field Code that EndNote uses in Word. To toggle hiding or displaying these codes, press the Alt-F9 keys (or Option+F9 for a Mac)...Read more