I ran a search on "Endnote" and found no references in the forum, so here goes: I have over 2,500 book abstracts in Endnote and nearly 2,000 in DT and am wondering how I will get the two to talk to each other.
That is, how may I export EN entries to DT (for fast searching, indexing, etc) but also export DT entries to EN (for formatted footnotes or bibliography?) Is copy and paste the only answer?
At the moment, DT is a great place to park data, organize it, and search it when needed. But it does not produce formatted output in professional style; for that you need a bibliography program like Endnote or Bookends.
If we could customize the Info dialog so that it contained fields such as Author, Year, Title, etc, then DT could produce such output and there’d be less need for a bibliography program. Or if we had an EN plug-in for DT, we could type or paste the info into an EN entry, as is now possible from Word or Appleworks.
Perhaps this could be added to a future version. Or is there an easy way to pass data back and forth? (The new Endnote 7 will scan RFT files, and if they contain the "shorthand" citations produced by EN, EN will create footnotes and bibliography.)
I’d be interested to know what others think about these issues.