Installing the Pickers

The Pickers help you quickly add information from websites or PDF files to your Citavi project. They are automatically installed when you install Citavi, unless you choose not to install them. Pickers are available for

hmtoggle_plus1 Installing the Citavi Picker(s) later on

If you want to install a Picker later on, start the Citavi setup again:

  1. Switch to the Windows Control Panel. Click Programs > Programs and Features > Citavi 4.
  2. Click Change. The Setup Assistant starts. Click Next.
  3. Select Modify and then click Next.
  4. Select the Picker you want to install and then click This feature will be installed on local hard drive.
  5. Click Next and then click Install.
  6. Click Finish.

hmtoggle_plus1 Enabling the Picker in Google Chrome

As an external Add-On the Picker needs to be manually enabled after the first installation.

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. In the browser toolbar right-click the Menu icon chrome-settings_zoom75.
  3. Click Settings > Extensions.
  4. Next to Citavi Picker select the Enable checkbox.

hmtoggle_plus1 Enabling the Picker in Firefox

If the Citavi Picker doesn't automatically appear in the Firefox shortcut menu after installation, it needs to be enabled:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Press Ctrl+Shift+A.
  3. Under Citavi Picker click Enable.

hmtoggle_plus1 Enabling the Picker in Internet Explorer

If  the Citavi Picker doesn't automatically appear in the Internet Explorer shortcut menu after installation, it needs to be enabled.

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Press Alt+X.
  3. Select Manage add-ons.
  4. Select Citavi Picker and click Enable in the bottom-right corner of the window. Restart Internet Explorer.

Please note: The Pickers are not available if you install Citavi on a USB flash drive. The same is true for a server installation; the Pickers will not be available unless the browser is started from the server.