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dstillman [Locating your Word Startup folder]
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 ===Word 2016 and 2019 for Mac=== ===Word 2016 and 2019 for Mac===
  
-In Wordopen the "​Word"​ menu in the top-left of the screen ​and select ​"​Preferences"​. Click on "File Locations"​ under "​Personal Settings" ​and click on "​Startup"​ at the bottom ​of the list.+The default location of the Startup folder is ~/​Library/​Group Containers/​UBF8T346G9.Office/​User Content/​Startup/​Word. (~/Library refers to the Library folder within your home directory.) You can open it from the Finder by pressing Cmd-Shift-G and copying ​in the path. Alternatively,​ to navigate to it in Finder, hold down Option, click the Go menu, and select ​Library (which is hidden by default), ​and then follow ​the rest of the path.
  
-Generallyno location ​should be listedcausing ​Word to use the default location:+If changes you make to the Startup folder aren't taking effectyou can confirm that Word isn't set to a different ​location. In Wordopen the "Word" menu in the top-left of the screen and select "​Preferences"​. Click on "File Locations"​ under "​Personal Settings"​ and click on "​Startup"​ at the bottom of the list.
  
-''​~/​Library/​Group Containers/​UBF8T346G9.Office/​User Content/​Startup/​Word''​ +Generally, no location should be listed, causing ​Word to use the default location. If another location is listed (e.g., /​Applications/​Microsoft Office 2011/​Office/​Startup/​Word,​ from an earlier version of Word), clearing the setting it and letting Word use the default location may fix installation problems and allow Zotero to install the plugin automatically going forward.
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-~/Library refers ​to the Library folder within your home directory. The ~/Library folder is hidden by default, but you can open it from the Finder by holding down Option, clicking the Go menu, and selecting Library. You can also press Cmd-Shift-G in Finder and copy in the default location ​to navigate to that folder. +
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-If another location is listed (e.g., /​Applications/​Microsoft Office 2011/​Office/​Startup/​Word,​ from an earlier version of Word), clearing the setting it and letting Word use the default location may fix installation problems and allow Zotero to install the plugin automatically going forward.+
  
 ===Word 2011 for Mac=== ===Word 2011 for Mac===
word_processor_plugin_manual_installation.txt · Last modified: 2020/05/27 19:01 by dstillman