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kb:import-from-citavi [2018/11/21 18:20]
bwiernik
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maxfrei Added note that the XML format is recommended.
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-===== Citavi XML format ===== +===== Citavi XML format ​(recommended) ​===== 
- +==Special case: Cloud project==  
-  - In Citavi ​create ​backup ​of your project. ​This option ​is in the "File" menu.+If your project is a cloud project, you need to make a local copy of it, as preparation for the export: 
 +  - In Citavi ​click on ''​File''​ -> ''​This project''​ -> ''​Save ​copy of this project...''​ 
 +  - In the following dialog, click on ''​Create local project copy'',​ put a meaningful name (e.g. //​myproject_local//​) in the ''​Project name''​ field and click on ''​Next''​. 
 +  - In the next dialog, click on ''​Keep the cloud project''​ and click on ''​Next''​. 
 +  - As soon as the local copy is finished, the local project will open in a new Citavi window. From there, resume with the following procedure. 
 +==Local project== 
 +  - In Citavi click on ''​File''​ -> ''​This project''​ -> ''​Create backup...''​
   - The backup is saved in a file with the file ending with ''​ctv5bak''​ or ''​ctv6bak''​ and lies normally in your [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Home_directory|home directory]] under ''​Documents\Citavi 5\Backup''​ or ''​Documents\Citavi 6\Backup''​ (i.e., follow this format ''​C:​\Users\<​username>​\Documents\Citavi 5\Backup\<​projectname>''​). Alternatively,​ you can look up the backup folder under Tools / Options / Folders and there click on  "Open folder with Windows Explorer",​ see [[https://​www.citavi.com/​sub/​manual5/​en/​101_backing_up_your_projects.html]].   - The backup is saved in a file with the file ending with ''​ctv5bak''​ or ''​ctv6bak''​ and lies normally in your [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Home_directory|home directory]] under ''​Documents\Citavi 5\Backup''​ or ''​Documents\Citavi 6\Backup''​ (i.e., follow this format ''​C:​\Users\<​username>​\Documents\Citavi 5\Backup\<​projectname>''​). Alternatively,​ you can look up the backup folder under Tools / Options / Folders and there click on  "Open folder with Windows Explorer",​ see [[https://​www.citavi.com/​sub/​manual5/​en/​101_backing_up_your_projects.html]].
-  - The ''​ctv5bak''​ or ''​ctv6bak''​ file is a [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Zip_(file_format)|zip file]], which cannot be processed directly. You must first unzip it and continue with resulting unzipped file.+  - The ''​ctv5bak''​ or ''​ctv6bak''​ file is a [[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Zip_(file_format)|zip file]], which cannot be processed directly. You must first unzip it and continue with the resulting unzipped file.
   - To import attached files (e.g., PDFs) into Zotero, you have to make sure that they are in the same folder as the ''​ctv5''​ or ''​ctv6''​ file you are importing. Citavi will save all attachments in the project folder (e.g., ''​C:​\Users\<​username>​\Documents\Citavi 5\Projects\<​projectname>​\Citavi Attachments''​). Copy them from there.   - To import attached files (e.g., PDFs) into Zotero, you have to make sure that they are in the same folder as the ''​ctv5''​ or ''​ctv6''​ file you are importing. Citavi will save all attachments in the project folder (e.g., ''​C:​\Users\<​username>​\Documents\Citavi 5\Projects\<​projectname>​\Citavi Attachments''​). Copy them from there.
   - Import the ''​ctv5''​ or ''​ctv6''​ file in Zotero.   - Import the ''​ctv5''​ or ''​ctv6''​ file in Zotero.
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