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  1. Write-n-Cite

    Dear RefWords gentlemen, I thank you for collaborating informing me how to speak the Write-n-Cite in the Microsoft word offcie 365 proplus.

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    • Problem with deleting records

      I'm trying to delete some items from RW but can't do so. The delete option is greyed out.
      In other cases it's not.
      Have not heard back with a solution to this yet.

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        1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
      • WAYFless URL to access RefWorks 3 directly without using login page.

        We would need a WAYFless URL to RefWorks 3. In our workflows users want to go directly to RefWorks 3 from within other applications. The route to go to the login page is not needed with a WAYFLess URL. Haveing requested this already three years ago nothing seems to have happened. Frustrating.

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        • Google Docs Tool -- Add the ability to include page numbers as part of the in-text citation

          In APA if you are using a direct quote one should include the page number(s) as part of the in-text citation. In the Google docs tool, there is a space for adding page numbers for that very reason, but it's grayed out and unusable.

          Our students primarily use Google docs for their writing so this would be super helpful.

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          • 1 vote
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            • "Create Account" option shows up too soon, produces error, turns students away

              On the Legacy Platform, students are experiencing an error when they attempt to create new account. The "Create Account" option shows up as soon as the consent button is checked, so students check on "Create Account" instead of "next" and experience an error, then turn away. Please do not put the "Create Account" option up until it's actually an option... until after student has entered their name, field of study, etc. This is extremely poor design.

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              • Please make it possible to move large numbers of references from the last import page to a folder, all at once

                I have just imported 7600 references that I want to put all into the same folder (working on a systematic review). I can only move small quantities at a time as the select all features is limited to the records displayed. Selecting "display 2000 records" causes refworks to crash.

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                • Provide the ability for admins to remove Institutional Styles

                  Somehow, we have managed to get multiple occurances of the same Style set as Institutional Styles. I am told this is a known issue and that Development are aware but with no date for a resolution. It would be useful if Admins could remove Institutional Styles no matter what account they are from

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                  • 1 vote
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                      0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                    • Replace interstitial page with login page that directs users to Legacy or New depending on credentials

                      The interstitial page confuses our students because if they are new to RefWorks, they have no idea which option to choose. If you could replace the interstitial page with a log in page - that includes the option to create an account (this would go to New RefWorks) - everyone would be so much happier.

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                      • Display fulltext link on all pages, not just the edit page

                        Display fulltext link on all pages, not just the edit page. Thank you :)

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                        • Please please please make it possible to remove individual references from the last important folder!

                          Now that it is possible to import new references into RefWorks without them going to the "Not in folder"-status, I would really like to be able to go through the last imported folder at my own pace, move references to folders and remove those from the Last imported folder. At the moment I'm working with a researcher so that I do the searches and import references into RefWorks, and she goes through the results and sorts them when she has time.

                          I think it's really inconvenient that you have to clear all at once. Please, please, could you activate the…

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                          • Link to pubmed

                            The old RefWorks version had an option to open the reference in pubmed, that option is not there with the updated ProQuest version? I need to use the update view since google docs and word docs do not link to the old version. I would like a link so I can directly open a reference in pubmed again, please.

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                            • Write-n-Cite

                              Apreciados señores RefWords, les agradezco me colaboren informandome como hablitar el Write-n-Cite en el word de Microsoft offcie 365 proplus.

                              Gracias por su respuesta

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                              • Configure the "Citation View" "Settings" icon (the "Gear") to function in the Firefox browser

                                The "Settings" gear icon in the "Citation View" does not function in the Firefox browser, i.e., the "Gear" icon does not respond to a mouse click. This feature works in Chrome as described in the User Guide and, once set using Chrome, displays the Citation Style selected using the Chrome browser.

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                                • don't automatically add a bibliography!

                                  I use google docs to write my papers and find it really annoying that RefWorks automatically adds a bibliography entry when I'm adding a reference. Footnotes are included in my institution's word count, but the bibliography is not, so when the bib is automatically added it disrupts my word count and makes it harder to quickly see where I'm up to. Is there any way I can turn this feature off and then just install the bibliography when I've finished the paper? thanks!

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                                  • Stating the obvious

                                    I need to use your site to create references for online webpages, and it does not have an option to do so. There is no box to insert the url. Your site only allows us to either create references for documents like pdf files we find online and dowload, or those from the school database, most of which already have references listed in the description section.

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                                    • Quick Cite: Support footnotes

                                      Quick Cite does not currently support notes.

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                                      • Where in the heck is my RefWorks button or where do I find it now that it is installed? Where are my directions for using this?

                                        Here is an idea! Tell me how to find the RefWorks in MS Word after I install it! Where the heck is it! Where is the guidance on how to use it in Word? Come on guys, have a real user help you with this - I was supposed to be happily on my way using this tool to crank out my annotated bibliographies but I am spending valuable time to try and find how to use it. Really!?

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                                        • Annoying bug in Write-n-Cite for Word

                                          I think this has only come up with the last few versions and I just tried that it exists with 4.5.1682.

                                          When Write-n-Cite is installed and activated in Word but user has not logged in to it (because not actively using it), Word shows up the Write-n-Cite login dialog every time a document is opened via the Word recent files.

                                          This is a problem because we have deployed Write-n-Cite to all our campus workstations and obviously not everyone uses it.

                                          I think that this is a bug that needs to be looked into.

                                          - Jouni Alkio / Aalto University /…

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