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  1. 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 /…

    33 votes
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  2. APA 6th should always only ever be author last name and date of publication (plus pagination if a direct quote). Never add initials!

    Yes, I will up-vote a similar concern about the Harvard style having the same problem (it appears) but this is crucial for users of the APA style. The a, b, c method is fine for same author, same year, different publication, but how on God's green earth did you come up with adding author initials to make distinctions? Please get it right. We have an institutional account with you and students use writ'n'cite to enter APA correctly.

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  3. Export RIS format from Cochrane Library without lacking of the field C3 and M3

    The field of C3 and M3 is dropped out when we try to export citations by RIS format from Cochrane Library. Please improve it.

    2 votes
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  4. Accents

    we can not use the accents in Spanish on last names

    2 votes
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  5. 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).

    2 votes
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  6. I also suggest that you enable a line to put additional information about a folder, for example: "XYZ User Search" or any useful information

    I also suggest that you enable a line to put additional information about a folder, for example: "XYZ User Search" or any useful information about that folder. In the Reference Manager there was a similar metadata and it was very useful

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  7. I'd like to be able to archive the infrequently used folders. So that the list does not occupy so much. it would be something similar to wha

    I'd like to be able to archive the infrequently used folders. So that the list does not occupy so much. it would be something similar to what we do in outlock "archived folders".

    Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator

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  8. Stop defaulting back to original settings

    I sometimes import large numbers of references or are working with databases with large numbers of references, so I set the number to display so that I can see all references on one page. RefWorks keeps defaulting back to 50 per page. I have to keep changing it back and have sometimes only edited/moved 50 references before I realized it had defaulted back and that the rest weren't displayed. Please also stop defaulting to sorting by date added or normal view instead of what I had changed it to. I set it a certain way for a reason and it…

    3 votes
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  9. Edit author

    Sometimes authors have to be entered in manually. This is especially the case when I import PDFs - RefWorks captures the wrong authors. However, it would be easier if we could rearrange the order of authors manually. Currently, if I accidentally delete the first author or skipped a third author, I can't go back and add these authors in their correct order. Instead, I have to re-type all the author names again in the correct order.

    Please allow authors to be manually added and allow us to add authors in a specific order/ wherever we click in the author section.

    5 votes
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  10. Please make RefWorks for Google Docs compatible with Open Athens (single sign on)

    Please make RefWorks for Google Docs compatible with Single Sign such as OpenAthens. Our students don't want to use it since it requires an additional password.

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  11. Provide the ability for admins to remove Institutional Styles

    Somehow, we have managed to get multiple occurances of the same Style set as Institutional Styles. I am told this is a known issue and that Development are aware but with no date for a resolution. It would be useful if Admins could remove Institutional Styles no matter what account they are from

    28 votes
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  12. Want to collect past Sessions from Usage Statistics

    We can get sessions of only the year that we access the usage statistics page now, but we actually want to get ones of the previous year or before.

    3 votes
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  13. 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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  14. 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.

    21 votes
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  15. Export references with highlight or comment

    When New RefWorks User tries to print/download a reference, the highlight or comment on the PDF file will be removed. We expect that it is possible to export the reference file including highlight or comment from New RefWorks.

    44 votes
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  16. Import citations into multiple projects at once

    Please add new function to import citations into multiple projects at once.

    3 votes
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  17. WNC "formatting document" glitch

    When using WNC, it is possible to get a glitch, which causes MS Word to freeze to "formatting document" when adding or removing references into the text. This is most likely due to existing "broken" references in the text. I managed to fix this by completely removing the citation and parts of the text surrounding it. Removing only the visibly broken citation in the text and saving caused the problem to reoccur. Problem is discussed here:
    http://refworkscommunity.ning.com/forum/topics/formatting-document

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  18. Invalid reference data listing

    A tool to list all references which have invalid date / false language abbreviation etc.

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  19. Don't automatically import subject headings as tags

    Subject headings from Proquest and other databases are automatically imported as "tags." This clutters up the interface, and makes it hard for users to add their own tags.

    52 votes
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  20. 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…

    4 votes
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