CWYW Problems

I use CWYW with EndNote Web.

Lately, CWYW only displays the temporary citation versions of inserted citations and does not update the bibliography at the bottom of the document.

When I open a new file everything works fine but only for a while.

Is this a known problem? What can I do to make it work properly again.


It sounds like the Instant Formatting feature may have become disabled in these documents.  Without knowing the exact version of Word you’re working with, I will include a broad set of instructions that includes most of the recent versions of Microsoft Office:

  1. Open one of the Word documents where you’re encountering this behavior.


2a. Word 2002/2003/2004/2008/2011: From the Tools menu in Word, go to the EndNote Web submenu and select   Format Bibliography or Bibliography Settings.


2b. Word 2007/2010: On the EndNote Web tab, in the Bibliography group, click the bottom corner arrow.

  1. Click the Instant Formatting tab.

4.  Click Turn On to reenable Instant Formatting.

5.  Click OK to format all citations and build the bibliography.


Please let me know if this helps.

Best Regards,
Jimmy M.
Customer Technical Support Representative Scientific
Thomson Reuters
Phone: +1 800 336 4474
ResearchSoft Product Support