Quickly mark knowledge items

Serena D. shared this idea 7 months ago
Under Consideration

Since I am using Scrivener, I keep both Citavi and Scrivener open as I write. I look at the knowledge items organized in categories etc. and I write in Citavi. It would great to have the possibility to quickly mark the knowledge items with a flag or something like that. I would use it to mark which items have already been added to my draft. This feature could have a number of different applications.

Comments (3)

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Dear Serena,

Thank you very much for your suggestion.

Only in the Word Add-in, knowledge items which have already been cited are flagged with a checkmark.

Your wish was already included in our internal wish list for our developers and I have added your vote there.

Thanks and best regards,

Jana

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Hi, I'm João Mendes,

I was trying to do some search on this and i found that there isn't possible. It is possible for References with flags but not with Knowledge items. So I'm here to support this feature.

One feature that i would like to have too is the one under the "Quotations and Comment tab" under "References" i can type "Show" those items by "Categories", "Keywords", "Groups" and others. I can press "Show core statement and text" but i can't do this filtering on my "Knowledge Items" Tab.

Because the "Subhealding" is not a nested group like "Categories" and so on its kinda hard to keep so much knowledge items organized into subhealdings. Sometimes a new "Category" its not an option. If "Subhealding" was a nested group and those previous filtering ("Filter" and "Show" menu) that Citavi already has in "References" were ported into "Knowledge Items" it was much easier to organize them.

I overcome this by writing on my main citation statement the Tags (or Keywords) to be able to have an overview of the whole picture in that Category. Yes i can sort them by Keyword but if so i cant see what i have left. But there is no need to write Keywords two times if that system was implemented. Yes there is a similar implementation on the right but i need to select them all. If "Subheading" was a nested group would be nice.


Also thanks, this "Knowledge Items" its awesome i've been trying to find this feature integrated within a reference manager and finally found Citavi. At the first time i founded Citavi i didn't realise this feature only some months later with a second search.


You have a good day,

João Mendes.

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Hi João,

Thanks for your suggestion.

In the Knowledge Organizer, this filter option is already available:

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Regarding the missing filter option in the Reference Editor, we have added the suggestion to our internal wishlist, but can't say if or when we can implement it.

Best regards

Susanne