[OS X TeX] Endnote 8

Mark Smith mark at bbprojects.net
Wed Dec 1 05:05:10 EST 2004

Simon Spiegel wrote:

>It certainly is possible, but I'd strongly advise you not to use this 
>piece of crap that once was a really good app. Endnote allows BibDesk 
>export, so there's no problem in managing your database and then doing 
>a BibTeX export. The problem with Endnote is that while its feature set 
>is excellent (the best in any bibliographic app IMO), it is a buggy and 
>slow piece of crap and Thomson's upgrade policy is a joke. You get a 
>yearly upgrade for $100 which is basically a bugfix. There's no really 
>new feature in the new version: The main thing Unicode support which 
>enables Endnote to talk to Word 2004, so we pay $100 to get Word 
>compatibility back.

All true. One caveat, the BibTeX export *was* lousy last time I tried it. There are some third party (free) solutions in the form of replacement styles and IIRC a python script, but you are much better off in terms of exporting BibTeX with Sente or Bookends.

>Use BibDesk.


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