Options for Starting Citavi

You can start Citavi using several different options:

1.If you do not yet have a shortcut to Citavi on the desktop, create one. Right-click the file "C:\Program Files (x86)\Citavi 6\bin\Citavi.exe". Select Send to > Desktop (create shortcut).

2.Right-click the Citavi Icon on the Desktop.

3.Click Properties > Shortcut.

4.In the Target field add one of the following options after "C:\Program Files (x86)\Citavi 6\bin\Citavi.exe":
(Example: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Citavi 6\bin\Citavi.exe" /log)

Option

What it does

/log

This option enables internal activity logging as soon as you start Citavi. Use this option if an error is making it impossible to open or create a project and as a result you are unable to enable activity logging via the Options dialog. To send the error log to the Citavi Support, switch to Windows Explorer and enter: %localappdata%\Swiss Academic Software\Citavi 6\Log. Email the file to support@citavi.com.

/allowMultipleInstances

This option lets you work with multiple instances of Citavi.

Use this option to run multi-user tests on a computer.

/additionalhotkeys

When Citavi is started with this option, additional keyboard shortcuts can be used for creating screenshots for instructional purposes.