For system and hardware and word processor compatibility visit: http://endnote.com/en/requirements
When downloading references from databases in Macintosh:
The first time you export references from a database you will need to setup EndNote as the application to open the downloaded references:
To start the EndNote program in Macintosh and open an EndNote library: Open the EndNote folder (in the Applications folder) and double-click the EndNote program icon.
Transferring Files from Mac to PC / PC to Mac
In some browsers direct export does not work, so citations will be converted to text files for importing. To import a text-formatted file citation into EndNote:
After this, the EndNote program opens and you are prompted to choose an EndNote Library into which to import the citation.
NOTE: EndNote operating slowly? A backup program may be running in the background and slowing down the process. Try moving the EndNote files to a separate folder on the drive (at its own level).
EndNote and PowerPoint on MacIntosh computers
Currently, EndNote works with PowerPoint on Windows but does not work with PowerPoint on a MAC. EndNote on a MAC will work with Apple Pages and Microsoft Word only.
NOTE: There was a compatibility issue with EndNote X7 and the MacIntosh OS Sierra which has been corrected in the latest version X8.
A Cite While You Write patch is available for EndNote X7 that addresses the compatibility issue with Office 2016/Office 365 on Macintosh [the Endnote toolbar tab not appearing in the Word menu]. The patch will become automatically available after successful installation of X7.
First, try rebooting your computer. If that does not work, try the following:
If the tools do not appear:
If the tools still do not appear:
EndNote Fast Start By chapter:
|Introduction||Cite While You Write|
|Setting Find Full Text Preferences||CWYW: Go to EndNote|
|The EndNote Library Screen||CWYW: Inserting Selected Citations|
|Online Search||CWYW: Finding and Inserting Citations|
|Creating Groups||CWYW: Inserting Citations and Excluding the Author|
|Direct Export with the Web of Science (also applies to other databases)||CWYW: Formatting the Bibliography|
|Direct Export with PubMed||CWYW: Editing Citations|
|Finding and Deleting Duplicates||CWYW Document Group|