link from in-text citation to bibliography (Word)

Is there a way to add a link or a cross-ref from in-text citation to bibliography item with zotero? If yes, please let me know. This is a requirement I need to have in my docs and doing it manually would be really laborious. Thanks.
  • I wrote this some time ago and published it here. I include it again because one of the routines was left off. This is the VBA version for word so will not work in the web based version.

    There are 2 entry points (Sub ZoteroLinkNumberedCitations(), Sub ZoteroLinkAuthorDateCitations()).
    It is not perfect as some types of citation do not work. Use it first on a copy of your document!

    Function multipleReplace(sBmtext, sList)
    Dim iCounter As Integer
    For iCounter = 1 To Len(sList)
    sBmtext = Replace(sBmtext, Mid(sList, iCounter, 1), "")
    multipleReplace = sBmtext
    End Function

    Function firstWord(oStr)
    firstWord = Split(oStr, " ")(0)
    End Function

    Function getYear(oStr, oExtra)
    Dim searchString As String
    searchString = "\b[0-9]{4,}[a-z]?" & oExtra
    Set re = New RegExp
    re.Global = True
    re.IgnoreCase = False
    re.Pattern = searchString
    getYear = re.Execute(oStr)(0)
    End Function

    Sub insertZoteroLiteratureBookmarks(bmNumbered)
    Dim oRange As Range
    Dim oPara As Paragraph
    Dim oRangePara As Range
    Dim bmtext As String
    For i = 1 To ActiveDocument.Fields.Count
    If InStr(ActiveDocument.Fields(i).Code, "ADDIN ZOTERO_BIBL") Then
    Set oRange = ActiveDocument.Fields(i).Result
    Exit For
    End If
    For Each oBookMark In oRange.Bookmarks
    iCount = 0
    For Each oPara In oRange.Paragraphs
    Set oRangePara = oPara.Range
    Set bmRange = oRangePara
    iCount = iCount + 1
    If bmNumbered Then
    bmtext = "Ref_" + CStr(iCount)
    oYear = getYear(oRangePara.Text, "[;:.,\)]")
    bmtext = "Ref_" + oRangePara.Words(1) + "_" + oYear
    bmtext = multipleReplace(bmtext, ":;.,) " & Chr(39) & ChrW(8217) & Chr(13))
    End If
    bmRange.MoveEnd unit:=wdCharacter, Count:=-1
    ActiveDocument.Bookmarks.Add Name:=bmtext, Range:=bmRange
    bmRange.Collapse wdCollapseEnd
    End Sub
    Sub insertCitationToZoteroLiteratue(bmNumbered)
    Dim i As Long
    Dim oRng As Range
    startingFieldCount = ActiveDocument.Fields.Count
    For i = startingFieldCount To 1 Step -1
    If InStr(ActiveDocument.Fields(i).Code, "ADDIN ZOTERO_ITEM") Then
    Set oRange = ActiveDocument.Fields(i).Result
    With oRange.Find
    .MatchWildcards = True
    If bmNumbered Then
    oRange.Collapse wdCollapseStart
    Do While .Execute("[0-9]{1,}") And oRange.InRange(ActiveDocument.Fields(i).Result)
    bmtext = "Ref_" & oRange.Text
    Set oRng = oRange
    ActiveDocument.Hyperlinks.Add Anchor:=oRng, Address:="", _
    SubAddress:=bmtext, ScreenTip:="", TextToDisplay:=""
    oRange.Collapse wdCollapseEnd
    Do While .Execute("<*([0-9]{4}[a-z,,.;/)])") And oRange.InRange(ActiveDocument.Fields(i).Result)
    bmtext = "Ref_" & firstWord(oRange.Text) & "_" & getYear(oRange.Text, "")
    oRange.MoveEnd unit:=wdCharacter, Count:=-1
    ActiveDocument.Hyperlinks.Add Anchor:=oRange, Address:="", _
    SubAddress:=bmtext, ScreenTip:="", TextToDisplay:=""
    oRange.Collapse wdCollapseEnd
    End If
    End With
    End If
    Next i
    End Sub

    Sub ZoteroLinkNumberedCitations()
    insertZoteroLiteratureBookmarks (True)
    insertCitationToZoteroLiteratue (True)
    End Sub

    Sub ZoteroLinkAuthorDateCitations()
    insertZoteroLiteratureBookmarks (False)
    insertCitationToZoteroLiteratue (False)
    End Sub
  • Thanks. Hmmm, do you think there are hopes to get the cross-refs available e.g. in Document Preferences at some point? Working with bookmarks is pretty hard for numerous citations. And for readers, having links in place would be great.
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