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EndNote X9 Basic course

5.1 EndNote in your word processor

Which word processors?
The Windows version of EndNote X9 collaborates completely with Microsoft Word 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016, the MacIntosh version with Microsoft 2011 and 2016 (version 15.21.1 or later) and Pages ’09. In these word processors you can make use of the Cite While You Write functionality which is discussed in this chapter.
In other word processors you can make use of EndNote in a different way: there you save your documents in Rich Text Format and you use the RTF Document Scan Function of EndNote.

Ultimately EndNote is meant to assist at writing manuscripts.
EndNote serves to make referencing easier.
By using EndNote you can easily switch from one bibliographical style (for instance APA, MLA, Vancouver) to another.

When you install EndNote the program lodges in your word processor. An EndNote tab will appear in Word:

If you click on it, a command bar will appear: 

If you mouse over an icon in Word, an explanation will be given for that icon.