Using a Mac computer?

  • Compatibility

    Details of the compatibility and system requirements for Mac and Windows machines are available from the Thomson Reuters web site.

    EndNote Cite While You Write and word processor compatibility is variable. The latest version of EndNote is compatible with Word 2016, and the EndNote Cite While You Write plug-in will work also with the following Mac word processing software:

    • Microsoft Word for Macintosh: 2008 (SP1), 2011
    • Apple® Pages ’09; Apple® Pages 5

    Please note that the plug-in must be installed if you wish to have integration between EndNote and your word processing software.

    Installing the Cite While You Write plug-in

    Instructions on installing the plug-in are provided by Thomson Reuters.

    "Cannot edit range" error message

    If you have the Mendeley plug-in for Word installed on your Mac, you may see the "cannot edit range" error in Word when inserting references from EndNote. To fix this issue, please follow these steps:

    • Within Word go to Tools
    • Select Templates and Add-ins
    • Unselect the Mendeley Add-in if installed
    • Press OK

    If the problem continues:

    • Open the Mendeley desktop program
    • Go to the Tools menu
    • Uninstall the MS Word Plugin

    If you are having problems with using EndNote with your word processing software, please contact the Library via lr-endnote@brookes.ac.uk

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