02-03-2017 12:13 PM
I'm working with a massive EndNote library, which will of course have errors. My citation style does not format properly if the title field ends with a space. I've been able to find all the instances of this problem using the search tool "field ends with", but I have no option to narrow the 'find and replace" tool the same way. I could theoretically just delete all spaces--but that would mean I would have to enter in all the regular spaces, negating any time saved by this method. Is there a way to narrow down the find & replace to solve this?
02-03-2017 07:22 PM - edited 02-03-2017 07:25 PM
Yes it’s possible. The trick is to add a unique character in the title field following the last space. Then use Find and Replace to search for the “ [unique character]” and replace it with “nothing”.
Since the process is irreversible once performed always make a backup copy of your library before proceeding. But the process is to: