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  1. The ability to move references.

    Be able to move references manually since once you put them in besides the hard sorting of authors and such there is no way to change order.

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  2. Citations need to be black

    when copy the references from the bibliography, the references are "dark grey" instead of black. It makes it troublesome to go through all the references by hand, and highlight all the references and change it to black. This is because in some formats, it includes the URL, which should be in "blue". Therefore, it is quite annoying to do so, and quite honestly, defeats the purpose of having a reference manager.

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  3. There should be a more accurate update on saving.

    Current it only says "updated: sometime" instead of a specific time stamp. This is very frustrating because I can't be sure my notes are definitely saved.

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  4. designing my space

    It woulb be great if I could design what colour the background have, I like orange and purple better than blue.

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  5. Allow us to be able to access the old version of ref works through the new version

    There may be references that we have not moved from the old version to the new one. We should be able to move from one version to the other on the same interface.

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  6. List bibliography in Japanese phonetic alphabets order.

    Some of Japanese author guidelines requires authors to
    sort bibliography in Japanese phonetic alphabets order. But current RefWorks can not respond to this requirement and it reduce the value of RefWorks.
    It might depend on the bibliography database provides, but I am glad if you consider to improve this limitation.

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  7. Browser Extensions for Importing

    Provide a browser add-on or extension which paints a button on database pages to easily download the citation, but also the full text.

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  8. Put in a duplicate/copy folder option

    In order to show progression of research it would be much easier if you could make a copy of a folder and then continue processing this new copy to maintain a record

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  9. Option to add to the field "short title" to the bibliography, citations and footnotes

    In the citation style editor I am not able to add the field "short title" to my bibliography, citations or footnotes. Only the reference type Generic contains the field short title.
    But for some citation styles it is required.

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  10. Word Online or Google Docs inside of RefWorks

    Integrate RefWorks with the online Writing Tools so that the user, me, share and collaborate my papers inside RefWorks - don't make me leave RefWorks.

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  11. Admin Views of comments

    Provide the Administrator with the ability to view comments made with documents to prevent malicious and harmful comments

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  12. Allow successive folder assignments

    After successfully adding select citations from a list of records to a 1st folder, allow the user to go through the list again to pick other citations to add to other folders. Currently the "apply" button doesn't show up again until you refresh the page.

    My particular use case is systematic review screening. I go through a page of results selecting those I want to move to an "include" folder. Then I want to toggle the check boxes and add the others to an "exclude folder". I'd need to refresh the page to get the "apply" button back, loosing the…

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  13. Can we have a listing for TED talks so that it comes out correct for APA 7? I have to do it by hand now.

    There are many TED talks referenced and Refworks does not really recognize APA 7 needs. can we please have that so we do not have to do it by hand each time? thank you

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  14. Problems with entering date

    When full dates are entered in long date format (i.e. February 3, 2018), a comma is being added after the day number in the APA Citation view (i.e. 2018, Feb 3,). However, it should be displayed without the final comma (i.e. 2018, Feb 3). Entering the date without a comma (i.e. February 3 2018) into the 'Publish Date' field seems to correct the issue, but does not match the format of date as suggested by the in-field tip (i.e. "Mar 12, 2015" or "2015").

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  15. improve custom field functionaliy


    1. Custom fields should be definable at the PROJECT level, as defaults to add to each new reference added to the project.

    2. Export and import of ref projects should include metadata for custom field names, and add those in (on import) so that the data is not lost.

    3. Allow for export of metadata, so that as instructor I can create a specific set of custom fields, and have students import it to start a project.

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  16. Save to Refworks

    Can't drag save to refworks to the favorites bar on microsoft edge and can't down load refworks to word anymore

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  17. Suggestion about de-duplicate feature

    After running the duplicate checker, items that result are check-marked by default. In my view, it would be better that none of them are check-marked by default. Then the user can check-mark just the ones they want to delete, without having first to deselect all the items.

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  19. Sort by Date on Table View

    We would like to sort references by data when we display RefWorks on table view.

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