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Citation Manager - 2 - Options tab - b - Citation format

Can be used to modify the citation format

Citation formats

There are originally 2 citation formats

Additional citation formats are available from the 'tempsettingsfile' (2) that is located in the default location with 'load settings' button (1). Click Open to load (3) these additional settings.

Now you can see additional citation formats. These formats are bascially different type of templates of reference citing formats, and can be easily modified to any medical journal reference format.

Citation format components

Each citation format has three components
1. The way the reference is listed in the bibliography at the end of the manuscript
2. The way the reference is quoted in the text
3. The sort order of the bibliography list

Adding new reference type

Click 'Add' (1) and then type the new reference name in the top box (2). Click 'save' (3)

newly created reference will then be available in the list for selection

start by copying from one of the existing formats

Paste it to your custom format and save

Modifying the first line will modity the format of the bibliography generated at the end of the document. As you make changes, you will be able to see realtime example.
In example above AU3>6 means to list 3 authors if more the 6. <,> means to use comma as separator in author list. Other formatting elements are used as such. bJN means to bold journal name and iYR means to italicize the year

Your custom reference format is now available in the drop down.

Changing reference format for the current document

Use the drop down list in the options section to change the bibliography format for the current document

Bibliography in document is updated once 'Update references' button is pressed

In-text reference quote types

A reference can be quoted as serial number or Author name with year in the text
Second line defines the format of reference in document e.g.[<AU1 YR>] would become [Barner 1970] and [<N>] would become [1]. For superscript use ^ e.g. ^<N> would become superscript '1'
Third line defines the sorting scheme. If ignored it will be order of citation.
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