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Login icon in Word is greyed out

 Has the Log in icon turned gray?

Then Word probably turned off the Add-In after a weird action.

You can switch it on again via:

  • File
  • Options
  • Add-Ins
  • Is Write-n-Cite under the heading 'Disabled'?

Then go to:    

  • Manage    
  • select 'Disabled Items' and click Go    
  • select Write-N-Cite and click Enable

Message on login: 'Update available'

 Krijgt u deze melding bij het inloggen in de RefWorks plug-in?

Dit kunt u negeren. Vink 'Do not show this message again' aan en klik op OK.

We hebben RefWorks verzocht om deze melding uit te zetten.

Word 2016 on a Mac: "Word has misbehaved"

If you have Word 2016 on a Mac, you can install the RefWorks Citation Manager via the Store.

This Citation Manager doens't always work well on a Mac. Sometimes people get the error message:
"Unfortunately Word has misbehaved and we could not update some of your citations."

The only solution that seems to work is that you save your document as .doc (1997 - 2003 Word) and then save it as .docx

Export to Excel

 Especially with a systematic review it can be useful to put references in an Excel spreadsheet. You can then add comments, for example why you are going to use a certain article or not. The new RefWorks has an export option for Excel:

  • Select a folder or go to All Documents
  • Click on the Share & Export icon: 
  • Choose Export references
  • Select Tab Delimited (.tsv)
  • Click on Export

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