Edit citation

You have a number of options for editing a citation that is already inserted in a text document.
Note that these changes only affect the one citation you have selected. If you want to change all the citations, you have to edit the output style.
(See more on output styles)

The options are available by right-clicking on a selected citation or by selecting the «Edit & Manage Citation(s)»

By right-clicking on a citation you can choose

Default Format Keep author names and years within parentheses
Display as: Author (Year) Put author names outside the parentheses and year within
Exclude Author Exclude author names in the citation
Exclude Year Exclude year from citation
Show Only in Bibliography Exclude the citation from the ongoing text, but include it in the reference list

Right-click menu:

When you click on the «Edit & Manage Citation(s)» button, a dialog box appears:

The choices found by right-clicking are under «Formatting» (see illustration above).

Other options are:

Prefix Text to precede the regular citation (remember any spaces)
Suffix Text to be left after the regular citation (remember any spaces)
Pages Most output styles are not defined to show this. Instead, use the Suffix field
Edit Library Reference Takes you to the EndNote library to edit the highlighted reference there
Find Reference Updates Checking for an updated version of the reference available online
(See more on Find reference update)
Remove Citation Removes the citation from the text and the reference list (if it is not inserted elsewhere in the document)
Insert Citation Inserting new citation (a search box pops up)
Update from My Library Allows you to replace the citation with another reference from the open EndNote library (search box pops up)