Create a new style

  1. Open a project, preferably one with all the reference types that you'll later want to use in your paper.
  2. On the Citation menu, click Citation style > Edit citation style.
  3. Click Create citation style.
  4. Drag components from the a list of components to the b rule set templates. For each c reference type you can set which components should appear in the bibliography, in-text citations, and footnotes. The d preview shows the results once the templates have been defined. Please note the rules of thumb for using components.

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  1. Citavi saves your style in the folder Documents\Citavi 6\Custom Citation Styles. You can share the style with others.