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The RefToolbar is a gadget that makes it easier to add citations to articles. It is easy to use. Follow the steps below.

Turn the gadget on[change source]

1. Open "My settings"

My settings

2. Open "Gadgets" tab

"Gadget" tab

3. Click in "refTools" box, under the heading "Editing gadgets"

"refTools" box

4. Save your changes


5. You now have a "Cite" tool on your toolbar when making changes to articles.

The "cite" tool

Using the cite tool[change source]

1. Click on the "Change" tab to open the edit screen

The "Change" tab

2. Click on "Cite" on the edit window toolbar

The Cite button

3. Click on "Templates", and select the template you need: news, book, web or journal

Cite tool template menu.png

4. This opens the information window; web template window shown

Web page citation window.png

5. Fill in the information - you do not need to fill in every box

Web page citation window filled.png

6. Click on the "Insert" button, and it will put code for a reference into the text.

Citation template on page.png

7. When you click on "Show Preview" or "Save page" you will see the correctly formatted reference.

Reftools web citation ouput.png

More information[change source]