Inserting citations from Bookends

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Chris Price
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Inserting citations from Bookends

Post by Chris Price » Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:38 pm

Hi, everyone.

Since installing Mellel 5, I have to appeal once again for help with this. I open up the 'Insert Citation' dialog box with the keystroke CMD+CTRL+Y, so as to input the page number, BUT hitting OK no longer seems to deliver the citation into the Mellel document as it once did.

Any advice would be very much appreciated.

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Re: Inserting citations from Bookends

Post by Amontillado » Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:29 pm

I have Mellel 5 and Bookends and can't duplicate the problem.

In the Bookends preferences, do you have Mellel 5 selected? That option is called 'word processor' in the general category in Bookends' preferences. If that's set to a now-missing Mellel 4, maybe that's the problem.

Might be worth a look, anyway.

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Re: Inserting citations from Bookends

Post by Amontillado » Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:35 pm

Forgot - there is also a bibliography setting in Mellel's preferences - mine gives the options of Bookends and Sente.

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Re: Inserting citations from Bookends

Post by Icelander » Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:57 am

Chris Price wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:38 pm
hitting OK no longer seems to deliver the citation into the Mellel document as it once did.
Make sure Bookends is allowed to talk to Mellel. See the fourth last post in this thread:
https://www.sonnysoftware.com/phpBB3/vi ... 64&p=22050

Scroll down to the fourth last post and start reading there.

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Re: Inserting citations from Bookends

Post by Amontillado » Thu Jan 07, 2021 4:50 pm

Curious - under Accessiblity I see Bookends but it is not allowed to control my computer.

But command-Y/control-command-Y work. I have to have Bookends open, otherwise command-Y just gets a disappointed beep.

Interesting.

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Re: Inserting citations from Bookends

Post by Chris Price » Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:28 pm

Thank you, Amontillado! The solution was indeed the Bookends - Preferences suggestion.

Much appreciated.

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