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  1. Write-n-cite search "function" improvement

    Am I the only one who thinks the Write-n-cite "insert citation"-window functionality is horrible?
    Please,
    1) add a possibility re-size the window such that you can see more than just two references.
    2) allow proper search function - at minimum a possibility to search by typing two author names but preferably also words from any field in the reference.

    Currently I see only two lines
    and (maybe I'm doing this wrong but anyway) can only search by single author (surname).

    94 votes
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  3. 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.

    39 votes
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    I am happy to update that simplified style selection was added to RefWorks in the May release – users now have 3 quick access menus for recent, custom and institutional styles (to which a favorites menu will be added later). It will be available in the updated RCM as well once it will be in the Microsoft Store. We currently do not plan to add this to WnC.

  4. 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 / Finland
    37 votes
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  5. RefWorks Citation Manager - change default to last folder used instead of "all references"

    The RefWorks Citation Manager add-in always defaults to the “All references” folder after choosing an action. For example, if I go to a different folder and choose to “Edit & Cite” for one of the citations, it then toggles back to the All references folder instead of staying in the folder I had been using. This requires me to keep re-selecting the folder where I had accumulated sources for a project.

    For workflow, it would be useful to have RefWorks Citation Manager default to folder last used instead of to All References.

    15 votes
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  6. HTTP prefix inserted to DOI

    I'm very happy to hear that APA 7th was updated so that the correct prefix is now inserted to the doi code (see https://ideas.exlibrisgroup.com/forums/909445/suggestions/39183304).

    Now, please note that this should apply also for all other major styles! The doi has really become a standard and therefore, reference management software should definitely support the use of doi, and expressly by inserting the entire prefix https://doi.org/ as now recommended in the latest Crossref standard https://www.crossref.org/display-guidelines/

    So please, perform the corresponding update also to other major output styles, such as Chicago, Harvard,Vanouver

    15 votes
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  7. RCM: Add a "Recent" or "Frequently Used" option to help users easily retrieve references that have been recently/frequently used.

    Add a "Recent" or "Frequently Used" option to RCM to help users easily retrieve references that have been recently/frequently used.

    11 votes
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  8. "Refworks Citation Manager (RCM)"

    I would like "Refworks Citation Manager (RCM)" to appear explicitly in Tools / Cite references in the word processor / Microsoft word, since it is surprising not to find this term, because in the videos he is mentioned

    10 votes
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  9. Allow page numbers to be included in in-text citation for books in Google Doc AddOn

    It is currently not possible to add a specific page number or page range to an in-text citation when citing pages from a book. It is very common to need to cite particular pages, rather than a full book, so I expect this feature would be widely welcomed and used. Thank you!

    9 votes
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  10. Citation Sort Order: Author and Date Descending

    In the citation settings, where you have the sort order - Can you please add the option to Author and Descending

    9 votes
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  11. RCM Sort options: Ascending/Descending and within search results

    RCM search only sorts in descending order, nice for Dates but less for text fields (Author, Title). Toggle ascending vs. descending of a sort field would be ideal.

    Also, I notice that when searching for a reference in RCM, there is no sort at all. Adding the same (or any) sorting to RCM search results would really help.

    4 votes
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  12. Add APA 7th edition it was released on 10/1/2019

    Add APA 7th edition it was released on 10/1/2019

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  13. Document convert tool to match Legacy citations to new Refworks

    For Word documents created with Write-N-Cite but linked to a legacy Refworks account, have a WnC conversion tool. It would match the citations in the document, to records in the New Refworks account. Auto-convert might not be possible without matching record IDs, but maybe field matching could offer a suggested match to "confirm" at each citation link in the MS Word document.

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  14. APA 6th no date and multiple same author no date

    When there is no date entered for a reference, Refworks should automatically default to n.d. and when there are more than one publication in the same year with the same author RCM should cite as per APA, i.e. Surname, n.d.-a; Surname, n.d.-b.

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  15. RCM Improve Search

    Trying to locate the needed reference to cite in RCM is very difficult. Can't search within a specific folder. Can't search for more than one term or a phrase. If too many results are found no way to narrow further. Help!

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  16. 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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  17. Localised variations of referencing styles

    Is there a way that our RefWorks accounts can link into the various styles of referencing used by various institutions in Ireland? Hospital staff attend courses in various 3rd level institutions throughout the country and the referencing styles used seem to have localised variations when compared to the styles listed in RefWorks.

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  18. Different sort orders with different reference types

    The Cite Them Right 11th edition Harvard style should have films sorted in the reference list by director, not title. But this is not possible because different reference types cannot have different sort orders. Could that be changed?

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