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  1. 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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    • 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.

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        7 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
      • Add multiple bibliographies for one document

        I would like to add multiple bibliographies to one document in word. I have 5 chapters, and each needs it's own references section, which mendeley does not currently accomodate. Maybe make subset-able bibliographies based off word's built in section breaks?

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        • Keep Mendeley on screen when inserting in text citation in word

          Disappearing application means that you can't see the article you're citing when searching in the pop up box in Word. Was OK in previous versions...this is a stepback!

          25 votes
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          • add a "back" button in the PDF reader.

            When I follow a link to a reference in the bibliography there is no way for me to go back. Adding a "back" button would be great. This is a functionality that is present in every PDF (and other formats that allow cross-referencing) reader I have ever used.

            This issue has been raised multiple times before (https://mendeley.uservoice.com/forums/4941-general/suggestions/555205-back-forward-buttons-in-pdf-reader and https://mendeley.uservoice.com/forums/4941-general/suggestions/2535840-back-button-while-reading-pdf gathered the most votes but there at least ten other threads) but never reached more than 250 votes. I contact the support team and my understaning now is that it needs to be at least 500. So if you need…

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            • 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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                107 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
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                • Textbox Anotations

                  It will be nice to have text annotation where we can write on the pdf document in some textbox and the text is clearly visible. For instance, foxit reader has this in the form of Typewriter tool. These types of notes are very useful for example when we chose to print annotated pdfs because the note is not hidden in the sticky note icon.

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                  • 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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                      3 comments  ·  Web  ·  Admin →
                    • To enable auto-sync on Desktop client

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

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                        115 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…

                        49 votes
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                          79 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                        • Save PDF's to SD Card Android

                          PDF's get saved to phone/tablet memory and fill up the device. SD cards have lots of space and would allow for other apps to be installed and the phone not to fragment and slow down

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                          • desktop application disappears when please alt-M to find and insert citation

                            This ONLY happened with one of the most recent versions of Mendeley this year and it's a DISASTER. You have to remember the name and or title of the citation because as soon as the search box appears in your word document Mendeley disappears. Why why why would you do this? Means one has to remember paper details - not a problem with many authors and papers, but certainly an issue when there are 50 or more citations. PLEASE REVERSE THIS DECISION AND KEEP THE MENDELEY DESKTOP APPLICATION VISIBLE WHEN SEARCHING FOR AND INSERTING IN TEXT CITATIONS IN WORD

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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.

                              8 votes
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                              • Mendeley cannot reconnect to the internet after sleep and change in wifi

                                Occasionally, despite having internet Mendeley cannot sync with the server stating that there is no internet connection. This usually happens after my laptop is in the sleep state. I also change the wifi network occasionally (home/work).

                                "There was a problem connecting to mendeley.com to sync your library: Network access is disabled."

                                There is no clear pattern as to how this begins, because very often it works just fine. Once broke I have to restart mendeley to reconnect to the internet.

                                Will be happy to provide logs if you tell me where they are.

                                Arch opearting system.

                                4 votes
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                                  5 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                                • Plugin implementation for Google docs online

                                  Just finishing my graduate studies and my classmates and I all use Google docs to write our papers/theses because it is online, never to be lost, always to be found. I personally only use MS Word to do the formatting at the end. Would be great to have this implemented as a google plugin/extension for example.

                                  10 votes
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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.

                                    269 votes
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                                      48 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                                    • Keep embeddable group widget

                                      With the 'groups' experience being upgraded, suddenly our group widget embedded on a website shows 'no papers'. Having the widget show our research group's papers is a great feature - not sure if this will still be available after the 'upgrade'. This should definitely be kept functional!

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                                      • 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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                                          90 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                                        • Update the details window when a new document is added by drag and drop

                                          When dragging a document in the main window, the details window should display the details of the just added document, no ?

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