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  1. It would be helpful if we have different ways to mark files. For example instead of one yellow star for favorite files, we can have more col

    It would be helpful if we have different ways to mark files. For example instead of one yellow star for favorite files, we can have more colours for this start. Or, allow to colour the file name on the list or its row, something like that.

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      99 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
    • CSV Export - Bibliometrics - Meta-Analysis

      Mendeley should support exporting to facilitate bibliometrics and literature review analysis.

      If we need other reference manager like Jabref why don't we use direct it?

      I'm requesting this because I've developed a method called SystematicSearchFlow to make Literature research with meta-analysis and bibliometrics, and the exporting data in CSV to a spread sheet is fundamental to make the analysis and synthesis.

      Also I've developed a guide to do so with EndNote:
      https://www.researchgate.net/publication/266383560_Systematic_Review_and_Bibliometrics_A_Step-by-step_Guide_Using_the_EndNoteR_tool

      I'm creating one guide to Mendeley and this functionality is one of the futures that is missing and could boost Mendeley use.

      Hello Mendeley Developers! Please make a…

      46 votes
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        76 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
      • To enable auto-sync on Desktop client

        Based on user decision with options like 1, 5, 10, 15 minutes. ;)

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          110 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
        • Cross reference between citation and bibliography

          We would like Mendeley MS Word PlugIn to be able to link between the in-text reference and the full citation inside the bibliography. This would work like MSWord Cross Reference option. I would be really useful when reading large documents.

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          • Citiation Hover-Over

            Often when reading a paper, I want to know the title, etc of a citation as I am reading. When these are hyperlinked, I can click, but it shoots me down to the end of the paper and I have to manually scroll back and find where I was... it would be awesome if when I click a citation, a little box would pop up and display the info.

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              42 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
            • Please fix formatting of application for Windows Surface Pro - buttons are shrunk, format could be better, etc.

              Please fix formatting of application for Windows Surface Pro - buttons are shrunk, some text is small and hard to read, format could be better, etc.

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                87 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
              • Icons too small on 4k display (windows 10)

                When using Mendeley on Windows 10 with 4k display, icons are so small, I cannot even make out what they are.

                11 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                • Filter search

                  Filters in the search area.
                  I get MANY results for seraching for one thing, but it would be nice to filter on book, pdf and so.
                  filters should be: type, language, author and so .

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                    2 comments  ·  Web  ·  Admin →
                  • to integrate Mendeley with Google Drive and Dropbox

                    I use Google Drive and Dropbox to store my files online and sync between devices, however Mendeley does not recognize that the PDF files in a Dropbox or Google Drive folder are the same in multiple devices. It would be great if it was smart enough to see that there are synchronized folders and allow the automatic insertion of new PDFs in thoses folders associated with specific folders in Mendeley`s "My Library".
                    For example, right now I'm writing a project and the PDFs are stored in a GDrive folder named "PDJ Project". This folder is synced between my personal laptop…

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                    • desktop update

                      I have just updated my mendeley desktop and now, the x is missing for closing individual tabs. That is not very user friendly. Can you ensure that this is included again in your next update?
                      Thanks!

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                      • Save the open tabs

                        I think it would be great if Mendeley allows to save the open tabs, so next time I open Mendeley, it will open as it was the last time I used it (as in Chrome browser). Thanks

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                          17 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                        • Convert OST to PST

                          Get solution of accessing Offline Folder File of Exchange Server into an Outlook which supports and used PST file format for storing messages, contacts, calenders, appointments, etc. You can do this easily when having requirement of OST data exportation in PST format using the like: http://goo.gl/Ryk6ZF

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                            28 comments  ·  Web  ·  Admin →
                          • Add a plugin for mac pages, this is a must need for 2015.

                            A comment was posted from admin in 2012 that Mendele was looking into a plugin for mac pages, but years later still nothing? Is there anything in the works because if not, I'll go elsewhere for reference management (Papers works on pages), if so please say so so I can sit tight a little while longer.

                            92 votes
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                            • make it possible to change the default tool from "pan" to "select"

                              When reading a PDF in Mendeley, the default tool that is selected is "Pan." Please add an option to change the default tool to "Select" and "Highlight" as the constant need to click "select" is really frustrating.

                              74 votes
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                              • Make the desktop PC program touch screen-friendly!

                                Please add the ability to pinch to zoom and pan/scroll using the touchscreen in the desktop version. This is especially needed to enhance the ability to read PDFs if in Tablet mode on a 2-in-1 but would also make it easier to use the Library screen in tablet mode. Touch-screen Windows devices are here to stay so please bring this program up to date with the technology.

                                29 votes
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                                  6 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                                • MBOX to PST Converter

                                  Get perfect migration solution from OperaMail, Pocomail, Mozillamail, Spicebird, SeaMonkey, Mutt, ClawsMail, Entourage, Thunderbird, Turnpike, Apple Mail, Eudora, Mulberry, Netscape, Gnu Mail, Sylpheed, MailCopa, Berkeley, etc. email clienmt application to an Outlookj PST and some other popular file format using excellent MBOX to PST Converter recommendation. Get more information of this fast and easy tool from the link: https://goo.gl/2eh4HH

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                                    10 comments  ·  Web  ·  Admin →
                                  • Animal behaviour citing style

                                    Greetings,
                                    I have dowloaded a reference style for a journal: Animal behaviour and when I tried to aply it the references seemed off. For example for the reference with multiple authors int he text appeared a citation with three or four names and et al. after e.g., (Blakeslee, Ruhl, Currie, & McRobert, 2009), instead of one name and et al., Blakeslee et al., 2009.
                                    How can I fix this? is it just me or is it a commom matter? or can you cerommend another style that I can apply and would look the same?
                                    Thank you very much for answer

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                                    • bigger note box

                                      Could you please make the notes section next to documents bigger or at least adjustable? The space below it is now just empty and not useful for anything.

                                      4 votes
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                                      • fix newspaper referencing (day, month)

                                        It seems to not be possible to display day and month of newspaper articles in the bibliography. If that is indeed the case, Mendeley is practically unusable. Where exactly is the problem here?

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                                        • Full-Screen toolbar is gone after v. 1.17.7 - why???

                                          Why did you erase the full-screen toolbar in v. 1.17.7? It's impossible to work this way. Horrible update, please change it back.

                                          4 votes
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