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kb:moving_documents_between_word_processors [2019/07/24 10:37]
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kb:moving_documents_between_word_processors [2020/04/28 18:44] (current)
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 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. 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.
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 ==== Word to Google Docs ==== ==== Word to Google Docs ====
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   - Select Refresh from the Zotero menu in the opened Google Doc to continue using the document.   - Select Refresh from the Zotero menu in the opened Google Doc to continue using the document.
  
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 ==== Google Docs to Word ==== ==== Google Docs to Word ====
  
   - In the Google Doc, use File → Make a Copy… to create a copy of the document.   - In the Google Doc, use File → Make a Copy… to create a copy of the document.
-  - In the new document, ​select Document Preferences from the Zotero menu and select "​Switch ​to a Different Word Processor…".+  - In the new document, select "​Switch ​word processors…" ​from the Zotero menu.
   - 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 continue using the document.   - Open the downloaded file in Word and click Refresh in the Zotero plugin to continue using the document.
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   - In the Google Doc, use File → Make a Copy… to create a copy of the document.   - In the Google Doc, use File → Make a Copy… to create a copy of the document.
-  - In the new document, ​select Document Preferences from the Zotero menu and select "​Switch ​to a Different Word Processor…".+  - In the new document, select "​Switch ​word processors…" ​from the Zotero menu.
   - 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 continue using the document.   - Open the downloaded file in LibreOffice and click Refresh in the Zotero plugin to continue using the document.
kb/moving_documents_between_word_processors.txt · Last modified: 2020/04/28 18:44 by dstillman