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EndNote Guide: How to use special characters

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EndNote X8 for Windows

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Additional Files

The Library provides some modified and additional Filters, Connection, and Styles files which are useful for this University.

 Note that any zipped files need to be 'unzipped' i.e. right-click and choose the extract command.


Special Characters

Special characters, accents and diacritical marks can be entered into an EndNote reference in the following way:

Use the Character Map, supplied with Windows, to copy and paste characters into your EndNote refererence.

Click on Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Character Map

  • Select the Arial/Times New Roman or desired font, e.g. for scientific symbols, use Symbols font
  • Double-click the character(s) needed.
  • Click the Copy button.
  • Return to your open EndNote reference, place your cursor where you want the character to go, then click on Edit > Paste
  • You can drag-and-drop characters from the Character map window into your EndNote reference