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  1. Create bibliography from folder (including subfolders)

    If the option currently exists, I've been unable to find it. I have references for a project separated into folders (instead of tagging) under a root folder and would like to create a bibliography including all references within the folder and subfolders at once so they are in the correct order.

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    • Delete not working in chrome

      The delete function when using Chrome usually does not work

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      • Make a feature to add a link of a highlighted potion of one document to a highlighted portion of a different document in your library

        Make a feature to add a link of a highlighted potion of one document to a highlighted portion of a different document in your library

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        • Add notes onto references.

          It would be useful if you could add notes onto your reference as to the themes or something you want to touch on in your work. Tags and folders just aren't quite enough.

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          • viewing more than 50 documents simultaneously

            If you have hundreds of unwanted references in 'not in a folder', it takes a lot of time to delete them all if this can only be done in cohorts of only 50...

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            • export

              From within New RefWorks to export references with the PDF articles in RIS, XML or BIBTeX format?

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              • 3 votes
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                • Ignore punctuation in bibliography

                  The ordering of titles surrounded by inverted commas is separate to those titles that do not have inverted commas, in a bibliography.
                  Is it possible to ignore the inverted commas so that all titles are listed alphabetically, regardless of punctuation?

                  I have tried ediing the 'title' field in the Bibliography settings but I don't see any option to ignore punctuation here.

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                  • View by Folder

                    When looking at all references there is not the option to organize (see) them by folder

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                    • Have an option the clear the recent downloaded once they are placed in a folder

                      Have an option the clear the recent downloaded once they are placed in a folder

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                      • European Newsstream My Research - link to New RefWorks

                        My Research only works with Legacy RefWorks not New RefWorks. Please can this be changed as it seems daft not to work with the new product?

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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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                          • 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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                            • Change Write-n-Cite 4.5 so that multiple authors with the same surname are distinguished by a suffix (a,b etc) on the date.

                              WnC 4.5 deals with authors that have the same surname differently to WnC 4.4. Our style is based on a version of Harvard and in WnC 4.4 in text citations for authors with the same surname are given the suffix of a,b etc onto the date e.g: (Smith, 2008a), (Smith, 2008b) to distinguish them. In the new version (4.5) if these authors have different initials, then that is added into the citation e.g: (A. Smith, 2008), (B. Smith, 2008).

                              If the citations in question have different years - then initials are added to that as well e.g: (A. Smith, 2008),…

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                                under review  ·  Todd Vaccaro responded

                                We have fixed the fundamental issue with author initials in in-text citations. Please review and let us know if this has addressed your concerns. To see the update, please download the latest version of WnC. If the problem persists, please contact support refworks.support@exlibrisgroup.com with your account information.

                              • Deleting tags

                                It would be useful to be able to delete tags at a top level from the master list that appears on the left hand column of RefWorks in addition to the current feature where you are able to delete tags from individual records.

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                                • RefWorks conduit to OneDrive and/or the ability to save to PC folder or external hard drive

                                  Create a RefWorks conduit to OneDrive and/or the ability to save to PC folder or external hard drive.

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                                  • Drag and Drop to folders: option to decide whether to copy or move to another folder

                                    Drag and drop a reference to a folder: It would be nice, if I could choose wether I want to copy it to a folder or if I want to move it from one to another folder.

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                                    • Assign custom sorting: chronologically, but in 17th ed. Chicago Style-Notes and Bib

                                      While I want my entries to remain in Chicago Style, sometimes it is helpful to sort chronologically, but in more detail than RW currently allows which is only by year then author. I want to order the list more accurately: Year Ascending; Month Ascending; Day Ascending; Author; Title. I realize I can reorder the fields to begin with the full date, but then they are not in Chicago Style. How can I reorder the citations to be truly chronological (as I will have multiple dates within each year), without changing the Chicago Style order of each field?

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                                      • Combining citations when article was published in installments, in Chicago Style

                                        When a journal article is published in installments, over the course of at least two issues, according to Chicago Style, it should appear this way:

                                        Brown, George C., ed. “A Swedish Traveler in Early Wisconsin: The Observations of Fredrika Bremer.” Pts. 1 and 2. Wisconsin Magazine of History 61 (Summer 1978): 300–318; 62 (Autumn 1978): 41–56.

                                        Mine turns out like this, even after I edited the “Edition” field so it could have the “Pts. 1 and 2” included:

                                        McLaughlin, George. "Cincinnati Artists of the Munich School." Pts. 1 and 2. The American Art Review 2, no. 1, 2 (Nov., Dec.…

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                                        • Turn off A, B appending for citations by the same author in the same year in the 17th edition of Chicago Style-Notes and Bibliography

                                          It seems that RefWorks automatically formats bib entries this way: if author is the same as another entry (or title is the same, if there is no author), and year is the same, the citation inserts an “a” and “b” behind the year. This is unnecessary for my purposes, and I can find no reference to this in the Chicago Style Notes and Bib (Author-Date is different and not what I use). How can I delete this default from the style editor?

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