Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision Both sides next revision
kb:moving_documents_between_word_processors [2019/07/18 01:34]
dstillman
kb:moving_documents_between_word_processors [2019/07/18 01:36]
dstillman
Line 3: Line 3:
 ===== Moving Documents with Zotero Citations Between Word Processors ===== ===== Moving Documents with Zotero Citations Between Word Processors =====
  
-If you use the Zotero word processor plugin to add citations to your document and then open the document in another word processor, the Zotero citation links will be lost. To retain active Zotero citations when moving between programs, you can use the plugin to convert the document to a temporary format that can be safely transferred and then import ​it in another supported word processor.+If you use the Zotero word processor plugin to add citations to your document and then open the document in another word processor, the Zotero citation links will be lost. To retain active Zotero citations when moving between programs, you can use the plugin to convert the document to a temporary format that can be safely transferred and then restore ​it in another supported word processor.
  
 ==== Word to Google Docs ==== ==== Word to Google Docs ====
Line 11: Line 11:
   - After the document has been converted, save the changes (File → Save).   - After the document has been converted, save the changes (File → Save).
   - Either upload the converted file to Google Drive and open it with Google Docs or use File → Open… from within a Google Doc to upload the file.   - Either upload the converted file to Google Drive and open it with Google Docs or use File → Open… from within a Google Doc to upload the file.
-  - Select Refresh from the Zotero menu in the opened Google Doc to import ​the document.+  - Select Refresh from the Zotero menu in the opened Google Doc to continue using the document.
  
 ==== Google Docs to Word ==== ==== Google Docs to Word ====
Line 18: Line 18:
   - In the new document, select Document Preferences from the Zotero menu and select "​Switch to a Different Word Processor…"​.   - In the new document, select Document Preferences from the Zotero menu and select "​Switch to a Different Word Processor…"​.
   - Select File → Download as → Microsoft Word (.docx) and save the converted file.   - Select File → Download as → Microsoft Word (.docx) and save the converted file.
-  - Open the downloaded file in Word and click Refresh in the Zotero plugin to import ​the document.+  - Open the downloaded file in Word and click Refresh in the Zotero plugin to continue using the document.
  
 ==== LibreOffice to Google Docs ==== ==== LibreOffice to Google Docs ====
Line 26: Line 26:
   - After the document has been converted, save the changes (File → Save).   - After the document has been converted, save the changes (File → Save).
   - Either upload the converted file to Google Drive and open it with Google Docs or use File → Open… from within a Google Doc to upload the file.   - Either upload the converted file to Google Drive and open it with Google Docs or use File → Open… from within a Google Doc to upload the file.
-  - Select Refresh from the Zotero menu in the opened Google Doc to import ​the document.+  - Select Refresh from the Zotero menu in the opened Google Doc to continue using the document.
  
 ==== Google Docs to LibreOffice ==== ==== Google Docs to LibreOffice ====
Line 33: Line 33:
   - In the new document, select Document Preferences from the Zotero menu and select "​Switch to a Different Word Processor…"​.   - In the new document, select Document Preferences from the Zotero menu and select "​Switch to a Different Word Processor…"​.
   - Select File → Download as → OpenDocument Format (.odt) and save the converted file.   - Select File → Download as → OpenDocument Format (.odt) and save the converted file.
-  - Open the downloaded file in LibreOffice and click Refresh in the Zotero plugin to import ​the document.+  - Open the downloaded file in LibreOffice and click Refresh in the Zotero plugin to continue using the document.
  
 ==== Word and LibreOffice ==== ==== Word and LibreOffice ====
Line 46: Line 46:
   - Click Document Preferences in the Zotero plugin and select "​Switch to a Different Word Processor…"​.   - Click Document Preferences in the Zotero plugin and select "​Switch to a Different Word Processor…"​.
   - After the document has been converted, save the changes (File → Save).   - After the document has been converted, save the changes (File → Save).
-  - Open the converted file in LibreOffice and click Refresh in the Zotero plugin to import ​the document.+  - Open the converted file in LibreOffice and click Refresh in the Zotero plugin to continue using the document.
  
 === LibreOffice to Word === === LibreOffice to Word ===
Line 53: Line 53:
   - Click Document Preferences in the Zotero plugin and select "​Switch to a Different Word Processor…"​.   - Click Document Preferences in the Zotero plugin and select "​Switch to a Different Word Processor…"​.
   - After the document has been converted, save the changes (File → Save).   - After the document has been converted, save the changes (File → Save).
-  - Open the converted file in Word and click Refresh in the Zotero plugin to import ​the document.+  - Open the converted file in Word and click Refresh in the Zotero plugin to continue using the document.
  
kb/moving_documents_between_word_processors.txt · Last modified: 2019/07/24 10:37 by bwiernik