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  1. Improve output of Japanese authors' names

    Some of Japanese author guidelines requires authors to remove spaces between first and last name.
    To remove spaces between first and last name, I need to edit records.
    If I remove the comma between the first and last name on the Edit screen of record, the space will be removed when the reference list is output.
    However, with this setting, in-text citations are not output correctly.
    I want to output only the last name, but the full name is output.

    It would be great if both the reference and in-text citations could be output in the expected form at the…

    16 votes
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  2. add display scopes to the dropdown in all citation style list

    In 'All styles' page, only 17 citations are displayed and the user has to click page number to look through all styles list.

    Path: 'Create Bibliography' > 'Citation Style Editor'

    Please add display scopes to the dropdown same as the one in display option(references per page) from main page.

    For example,
    scale 25 to 1000 citation styles per page.

    13 votes
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  3. Notification when Share folder is accepted

    Send the folder Owner a notification or unflag my folder, when the Share recipient accepts the Share / views the folder.

    Currently, we have no idea whether the recipient has Accepted the Share, or opened / viewed the folder. Ideally, the shared folder could be flagged as "share pending" until the recipient has accepted or viewed it.

    9 votes
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  4. Increase number of results we can export at a time from 1000 to at least 1500 or 2000.

    Increase number of results we can export at a time from 1000 to at least 1500 or 2000. When doing systematic reviews for people, there are often large numbers of results and at the moment the absolute limit is 1000 (even though we can view 2000 results). Otherwise we need to send the results in separate files which is extremely time consuming as well as inconvenient both for us and the users.

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  5. improve the spacing of text (particularly abstracts) on refworks site

    The text in the abstracts on Refworks is very scrunched up, making it difficult to review the abstracts on screen. Please can there be some way to adjust this or made to 1.15 spacing as a default.

    3 votes
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  6. Match Custom style reference types to default drop-down list

    We are rationalising our reference types on our custom style. In the citation style editor there is an option to delete reference types, which I have used. This means I have only set a custom for a dozen or so reference types.
    However, when we import and edit references, the drop-down list of reference types does not match our custom style: it remains the default list. This will lead our users to select reference types that have not been custom-set to match our style guide and errors in our bibliographies.

    4 votes
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  7. Make the PDF reader open in a new tab

    When reading a PDF from a reference, the reference list becomes unavailable. It would be good to be able to continue to consult the reference list while a PDF is open.

    Also, when we click back from the PDF reader, we get taken back to the default/start view rather than where we were when we clicked on the PDF link, which means we need to navigate/scroll around to pick up where we left off.

    4 votes
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  8. Create a way to pull citations from our Word document reference list, into a file, capable of checking the correct format.

    Create a way to pull citations from our Word document reference list into a file, capable of checking the correct format.

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  9. Make save button more prominent

    It would be great if the save button on the reference information editing screen was more prominent. For example, it could be a different color, like blue. Right now it is hard to find and I accidentally click the x button at the top instead, which means I lose my work. You could also add a window that asks if you want to save when you click the x button. Thank you.

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  10. Give the website a 'dark mode' option

    Please give a dark mode option, my eyes are killing me with the bright refworks tab open at 11pm whilst I write my dissertation. Thanks.

    4 votes
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  11. Currently, we do not offer for users to ignore or not ignore casing or other options. - Please can this be an option?

    I know you can just ignore during screening, however it would help massively when looking through thousands of results if there were less due to casing issues :)

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  12. Add a feature in "manage projects" to hide or group projects

    Add a feature in "manage projects" to hide or group projects. Our instructors have a long list of projects that students have invited them to that they'd like to organize into current and archived areas to more easily navigate.

    3 votes
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  13. Add "Last Month" short cut in Refworks Analytics

    In the RefWorks Analytics interface in Admin, the default option for time is "This month", "This year", "Last 12 month" and "Custom". It would be very convenient to add an option for "Last Month".

    3 votes
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  14. Create a reference based on a URL

    A user can input a doi and refworks will grab the citation data. Why isn't the possible for a URL for a website or video? The bookmarklet frequently doesn't work and this would give another way to get the data into refworks.

    4 votes
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  15. Refworks citation manager - where a citation indicates "(missing data)" there should be an easy method for determining

    Refworks citation manager - where a citation indicates "(missing data)" there should be an easy method for determining exactly which elements are missing rather than a trial and error process. Perhaps Refworks could provide an indicator within the citation creation process as to which fields will result in missing data if not completed.

    2 votes
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  16. Refworks citation manager

    Refworks citation manager - the order of folders to narrow the citation selection from 'all references' down to a particular folder should be reversed, such that the most recent folder created, and therefore the one most likely to be required, should be at the top of the list and not the bottom.

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  17. Remove final periods from footnote citations with multiple references

    In Chicago Notes & Bibliography style, footnote citations with multiple references are showing the final period (".") after each reference, even though RefWorks is correctly separating each reference with a semi-colon (";"), as per the Footnotes settings. Can you include a setting to automate removal of the final period?

    For example, when I add a footnote with one citation with RefWorks Citation Manager in Word, it correctly formats it as such:

    Clifford Geertz, The Interpretation of Cultures; Selected Essays (New York: Basic Books, 1973).

    However, when I add a footnote with two references, it does the following:

    Clifford Geertz, The

    4 votes
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  18. Highlight words in search function. Retain formatting from old Refworks.

    The new Refworks should be at least as good as the Legacy version. It is not. First critical issue: when I do searches, the new Refworks will identify which references contain the search word, but it does not highlight WHERE in the reference the term appears. This was not the case with the old Refworks; if the old Refworks could do it, the new version should be able to. The notes field for some of my references is huge, and reading through the whole reference is a frustrating, time-consuming pain. Second critical issue: when my database was transferred from Legacy…

    2 votes
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  19. Fix Syntax Errors in BibTeX Export, Automatic Sync with Overleaf

    Currently RefWorks' BibTeX export functionality makes a lot of basic syntax mistakes.

    It does not automatically escape symbols such as '&' with '&' and '%' with '\%' as is required.

    It also does not handle company authors well as it takes "Company, Inc." and just writes "author={Company, Inc.}" which is processed by BibTeX as "lastname, firstname". What needs to be done is "author={{Company, Inc.}}" and RefWorks does not do it automatically so I have to keep fixing it every time I export a RefWorks project's references into BibTeX.

    Furthermore, RefWorks' doesn't even attempt to preserve the capitalisation of acronyms like…

    5 votes
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  20. Looked by Author/Periodical

    Please re-implement "Looked by Author/Periodical" features that were implemented in the legacy Refworks.

    These functions were very useful for keeping track of the total number of articles by author and by publication in the database, and for browsing through the lists.

    10 votes
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