The Short List View displays an index of your datafile, including
record numbers, Author names, Year of publication, and the first few characters of
the title, or, for note records
, the first line of the excerpt.
To display the Short List View, click the Short List View button on the Toolbar, or click View, Short List View.
The Short List View for the tutorial datafile shipped with Citation
displays a "shortened" reference to each record in the datafile:
Short List View options
To mark records in the Short List View
Inserts a Cite key for the highlighted record to the
cursor position in your word processing document.
Displays the highlighted entry in the Short List View as the current
Tags all the marked records in the Short List View.
Untags all the marked records in the Short List View.
Hold down the Control key, and click on the entry in the Short List View.
To sort the Short List View by a different column
Right click in the column, and select Sort Ascending or Sort Descending.
To hide a column in the Short List View
Position the mouse over the blank space between the columns until
a vertical drag bar displays. Move the vertical drag bar to reposition
or hide the columns.
To redefine the contents of the Short List View
The contents of the Short List View is defined by a custom
format file in the Citation folder, shortlist.cf.
You can edit this custom format file, using the Custom Format
Editor to display a different set of fields in the Short List View.