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EndNote: Cite While You Write (CWYW)

Manage references and citations in your writing and research

3. Cite While You Write (CWYW)

1. Before you start

2. Direct export from databases to EndNote on your Mac.

There is more information on Direct Export over here.

3. Cite While You Write (CWYW)

Cite While You Write (CWYW) is the tool within EndNote for inserting formatted references in your preferred word processor  (Word, Pages etc).  There is more information on CWYW here.


EndNote X7.5 and MS Word for Mac 2016

From the Knowledge Base:

EndNote X7.5 for Mac is compatible with Word 2016. Please update to EndNote X7.5 in order to use the tools with Word 2016:

  • To install the EndNote X7.5 tools in Word 2016, see this article.
  • Make sure Microsoft Word/Office 2016 has the latest updates installed. In Word, click on the Word menu and select About Word. Make sure this reads at least version 15.18. If you do not have this version click on the Help menu and select Check for Updates. Follow the steps to update Word. If the Auto Update is not able to locate latest version for some reason, you can update manually. Please see this article from Microsoft:
  • For EndNote online, make sure you have the latest version of the tools. Login through your online account and select Download Installers to obtain the latest version of the tools.
  • When you first launch Microsoft Word 2016 after installing the EndNote X7.5, you will see a dialog asking to Grant Access.

    "EndNote needs access to the file named 'com.ThomsonResearchSoft.EndNote.plist'. Select this file to grant access."

    The file should already be selected in the correct location. Simply click Grant Access the first time and it should not prompt you again. This is due to Word 2016 being a "sandboxed application."

Apple Pages and Cite While You Write

Cite While You Write - Mac (Word): Adding citations

Cite While You Write - Mac (Word): Create bibliography

Cite While You Write - Mac (Word): Insert citation

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