Defining Administrative Settings

System administrators can deploy Citavi in a way that prevents certain features from being used or so that certain settings (such as selected sources for the online search or

an organization's citation style) are already in place when the user starts the program for the first time.

Please note the following:

The AdminSettings.csd file lets you do the following:

Creating Settings Files
You can create the InitialSettings.csd and AdminSettings.csd files with the Administrative Settings Assistant:

  1. On the Tools menu, select Options.
  2. Switch to the Folders tab.
  3. Click Administrative Settings Assistant.
  4. Follow the assistant's recommendations and consult the Quick Help as needed.

About Administrative Settings

To distribute administrative settings to users, you should copy the AdminSettings.csd and InitialSettings.csd files to the folder %programfiles%\Citavi 5\bin (on 32-bit operating systems) or %programfiles(x86)%\Citavi 5\bin (on 64-bit operating systems).

Additional Settings 

Citavi saves additional settings for each user locally in his or her Windows user profile (Folder: Documents\Citavi 5\Settings\):