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  1. Improve to select output styles easily on WNC

    For New RefWorks users it is hoped to be able to select all of the output styles from one list or make a list of favorite styles by theirselves on Write-N-Cite.

    43 votes
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  2. Be able to just hit Enter when using "Search Databases"

    When using "Search Databases" in the basic mode, make it so I can just hit Enter instead of clicking on the magnifying glass to enter my search terms.

    If the magnifying glass is necessary, either move it to the end of the search box or replace it with a blue Search box (as in the Advanced search).

    11 votes
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  3. Move normal view, table view etc to menu bar to make it more visible

    The option to change view from Normal to table and especially citation view is really useful, but it is hidden bottom right on the page. Please can it be added to the menu bar?

    28 votes
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  4. 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),…

    54 votes
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  5. Navigation

    Navigation side bar need to be closed and opened to have a spcace to work with my reference and see the full title.

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  6. Importing references: Option to save to a specific folder

    Users should have the option to import references directly to a specific folder.

    12 votes
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  7. Fix MS Word Cite-n-Write plugin

    MS Word Cite-n-Write plugin has many custom style related bugs and problems. Usually fields won't update values as expected when syncing and updating, and creating localizations is rather difficult. Also exporting and importing CSL styles is impossible or too complex.

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  8. Include information about RCM within the online RefWorks interface

    Currently in the Tools section of RefWorks there is only information on Write-n-Cite. Users are finding this and downloading Write-n-Cite when we are recommending they use RCM instead. Can the information on citing in Word in the Tools section be updated to explain that users can use RCM if they have Word 2016 or later?

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  9. Have the option to input n.d. for an undated article

    When trying to put n.d. into the "date" section of a reference, it just seems to think it is an incorrect input/date and will not allow for this. However, in the real world, quite a few sources from time to time are undated, and this puts a crimp in everything when you cannot put n.d. per APA format. Please add this functionality to either input our own term of n.d. or to select that the source is undated so it can be automatically entered into the reference. Thank you.

    10 votes
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  10. Automatically download Full Text

    Download the Full Text, if it is available, automatically, so there's one less step in the research process.

    44 votes
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  11. 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!

    7 votes
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    We will be releasing a new version of RCM later this year, which among other things will include a bibliography toggle switch.
    For Google Docs this option may be added later. Until then you can use the suggestion provided here about highlighting the relevant text.

  12. Show all fields included in a resource type on the edit screen

    Currently RefWorks only shows certain fields when you edit references, it would be better if it showed all fields for that type of resource that are defined in the style

    21 votes
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  13. Provide admin level option not to display the combined export page

    Allow admins to remove the "Which version of RefWorks would you like to export to?" page from view at the institutional account level and force export into New RefWorks.

    8 votes
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  14. Integrate RCM into Microsoft Word online.

    Make RCM add-in available thru Microsoft store for Office 365 users.

    4 votes
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  15. Java issue

    Java is going to be absolute soon. And Installing requires Java, the latest version of java app installed the MacBook with MSOffice latest patch and everything, still, I can not install RefWorks to the computer. Can you help please...

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  16. Diacritic characters

    Fix the problem diacritic characters. It was promised last year but still é or ä etc. have to be corrected manually.

    9 votes
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    planned  ·  Todd Vaccaro responded

    Language Support for Diacritics is currently under development. We are also including some work on Glyphs.

  17. Integrate with Primo

    Provide a easy way for the user to search for relevant resources in his library discovery tool from inside RefWorks.
    For customers that use Primo as their library discovery,

    8 votes
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    planned  ·  Todd Vaccaro responded

    This will be part of our second half of the year work on API integrations.

  18. Integrate with Summon

    Be able to search Summon from inside RefWorks' "Search Databases"
    Provide a easy way for the user to search for relevant resources in his library discovery tool from inside RefWorks.
    For customers that use Summon as their library discovery,

    4 votes
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    planned  ·  Todd Vaccaro responded

    We have this planned for the 2nd half of the year, but there is not a definitely timetable yet.

  19. Modifying the direct export function from CAIRN.INFO

    We fail to export citations clicking [REFWORKS] from CAIRN.INFO even though we can export them clicking [ZOTERO (.RIS)] to RefWorks. Could you please modify the [REFWORKS] link?

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