@paulee The only way I know is to uninstall then reinstall, a somewhat inconvenient process for the user unfortunately.
language=en_US It appears that X8.1 is able to download, install the update, and the expected result is that it is version X8.2. I've had to run the patcher from Terminal to get it to update correctly.
Prior versions would go through the process of updating, but end the result was the update didn't change the version. There is a later update available: For End Note X8.0, X8.0.1 and X8.1: Download the End Note X8.2 cumulative update here ( Note X82Update Installer.zip). The next time you open End Note, go to the End Note X8 Menu and choose "About End Note".
Improved Full Text performance with restored retrieval from IEEE and Taylor & Francis 2.
Issue attaching non-PDF files as relative links has been resolved 3.
If you are a member of the Carleton College community, you may use the links in this guide to download and install End Note, and download the style, filter, and connection files.