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Posts: 1
Registered: ‎08-17-2020

Failed to import Journals Term List

Dear Endnote community,


Although I've searched thoroughly the entire forum I couldn't find a solution to my problem. I'm currently using EndNote X9, windows 10, desktop version. I would like to abbreviate journals name into the correct forms according to index Medicus. When I tried to import Journals term list from a folder named terms list / medical.txt. First, it showed a loading screen but then gave "no terms inserted into the journals term list" error message. I will deeply appreciate if you find a solution. Here is the exact order that I followed during the process: 


Edit ---- Preferences --- terms list ----- unchecked "update lists when importing or pasting references" and "update lists during data entry" options.


Tools --> Open Term lists --> Journals Term list (there was nothing to be listed here so I didn't delete any preformed list)


Then click the "List"  section and "Journals" to get it highlighted.


Import list --> Choose the file "Medical" --> Open file * (gave the message that I mentioned earlier in the text)






Posts: 759
Registered: ‎06-04-2008

Re: Failed to import Journals Term List

You would need to determine if the issue is library specific or not. I would create a new library then try the same steps to see if you can add the Medical Term List to a new library or not. If a new library works and you are not using the Sync feature with your library then I would suggest using the Recovery Library command on your library.


If you are using Sync then I would suggest starting a new library then use Tools and Sync to transfer the references to a new library once the Sync completes then you could try to add the Medical Term List.


If none of the above resolves the issue then contact Technical Support directly

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