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This guide will help you learn to use EndNote software for creating your own library of references and full text. EndNote will also allow you to insert references in the proper format into a paper or grant proposal.

Working with Documents

Removing an EndNote Reference from a Microsoft Word Document

  • Important! Do not use the Delete/Backspace key in Microsoft Word documents to remove EndNote references. Hidden EndNote coding may be left behind and damage your document
  • Highlight the in-text citation in the body your Word document that you wish to delete
  • Go to the EndNote X8 tab in Word
  • Select Edit & Manage Citation(s)
  • A window will open with a list of the citations already in the manuscript. The citation to be removed will be highlighted.
  • Select the Edit Reference tab to the right of the highlighted reference.
  • Choose Remove Citation

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