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Help on using the citation management tool EndNote.


For Windows
If you are using Word 2007-2010
  • Click on the Office icon in Word 2007 and click Word Options
  • Click on the File Menu in Word 2010 and select Options
  • Click on Add-ins
  • Change the Manage options to Disabled Items
  • Click Go
  • Highlight any EndNote item(s) and click Enable
  • Click OK and quit Word
  • Reopen Word

If you are using Word 2013

  • Browse to the EndNote X7 Program Files folder:
           64-bit Machines: C:\Program Files (x86)\EndNote X7
           32-bit Machines:C:\Program Files\EndNote X7
  • Make sure "Configure EndNote" is selected
  • Select Cite While You Write add-in for Microsoft Office and click Next
  • Click Finish
  • Reopen Word

For Mac users using Word 2011, make sure you have installed EndNote x7 on your computer. If EndNote x7 menu didn’t appear under Tools, do the followings:

  • Open EndNote and select Customizer from the EndNote menu
  • Check the box in front of the Cite While You Write option
  • Click next until the Customizer is finished
  • Open an EndNote library and then open Word and check the Tools menu for the EndNote submenu