Answered By: Jackie Stevens
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2022     Views: 261

EndNote: Instant Formatting settings in Word: please see the attached article for complete instructions, or read extracts from it below.

You can customise the format and look of your EndNote Reference list or Bibliography.

To enable Instant Formatting in the current document:

EndNote 20, X9, X8 & X7:

Word 2007/2010/2013/2016: On the EndNote 20/X9/X8/X7 tab click on the arrow beside the button "Instant Formatting is Off" and choose "Turn Instant Formatting On."
Word 2008/2011: From the Tools menu go to the EndNote X9/X8/X7 menu and choose Turn Instant Formatting On.

EndNote X1 - EndNote X6:

  1. Word 2002/2003/2004/2008/2011: From the Tools menu in Word, go to the EndNote submenu and select Format Bibliography or Bibliography Settings.
    Word 2007/20102013: On the EndNote tab, in the Bibliography group, click the bottom corner arrow.
  2. Click the Instant Formatting tab.
  3. Click Turn On to toggle Instant Formatting. 
  4. Click OK to format all citations and build the bibliography.

 

To disable Instant Formatting in the current document:

EndNote  20,X9, X8 & X7:

  1. Word 2008/2011: From the Tools menu go to the EndNote X9/X8/X7 menu and choose Turn Instant Formatting Off.
  2. Word 2007/2010/2013/2016: On the EndNote 20/X9/X8/X7 tab click on the arrow beside the button "Instant Formatting is On" and choose "Turn Instant Formatting Off."