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  1. Dimming the background light

    It's simple really. We all know thouse long days staring at the screen for hours, right? So my suggestion is this; make it pussible for mendeley to dim the bacground light of the PDFs so that these late hours aren't as harsh on our eyes. That's it. I know there are many programmes out there to do the same thing for the display in general, however I only want it for Mendeley and note the screen in general. Why only in Mendeley you might ask, well, atleast for me, this is the only programe where I have to continiously stare…

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    • Fix performance problem

      My dissertation is over 100 pages. Add a cite literally takes 10-15 minutes to refresh. Word, Mendeley, and QTWebEngineProcess.exe max out my CPU during this time. Mendeley is becoming unusable for me. I can find little in your support section on this.

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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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        • 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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            16 comments  ·  Web  ·  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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            • 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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              • shorten the author names in Mendeley Desktop Library overview

                Since the last update now all the author names in the library overview are displayed completely including surname and last name. In my opinion, this is way too much detail I don't need, and it makes the library overview window look fully overloaded for the eye. So I'd really wish to have an opportunity to change this to the original (before) settings.

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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.

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                    7 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                  • mutiple way to ost to pst conversion

                    To recover corrupted OST database, you just need to create a new copy of your OST file from Exchange server. For this, follow given below steps:
                    (First Method)

                    1. Exit Outlook.
                    2. In Control Panel, click or double-click Mail.
                    Where is Mail in Control Panel?
                    Mail appears in different Control Panel locations depending upon the version of the Microsoft Windows operating system, Control Panel view selected, and whether a 32- or 64-bit operating system or version of Outlook 2010 is installed.
                    The easiest way to locate Mail is to open Control Panel in Windows, and then in the Search box…

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                      6 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                    • 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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                      • 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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                          19 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                        • Navigation in PDF reader (Back & forward buttons/shortcuts)

                          Please add buttons and keyboard shortcuts that allow coming back from a hyperlink to a reference! This option exists in all other pdf readers!

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                          • Add notes from Mendeley Extension (chrome)

                            When saving an article to Mendeley it would be very useful to be able to make notes when you save an article, so that you don't have to interrupt your research to 1) go to mendeley, 2) sync your library 3) find your newly added article 4) add your note. I imagine this would be a relatively simple add-on that could really streamline research when using mendeley.

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                            • reading progress bar

                              have the function that can remind me the reading progress of my paper. For example, add the progress bar near the paper. For example, I always forget how much I have read a certain paper and whether I should read it again. Hence it would be better that I can know how much I have known about a certain paper

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                              • 6 votes
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                                • Adding "personal communication" to type of document choices

                                  I've been looking for how to add "personal communication" to the citation. Is there any update related this current issue, as I've seen in other feedback forums? Thanks.

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                                    2 comments  ·  Web  ·  Admin →
                                  • Compress Outlook PST

                                    If your PST file carries a large amount of data, then it might be a chance when you need the solution for PST file compression. If the size of outlook PST files exceeds their size limit, then first you have to identify the issue and if they is oversize problem then use compress technique to handle it.
                                    Learn more info:- https://goo.gl/A1kRwV

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                                    • Enhance the sorting functions after search is complete

                                      If you search using Author Keywords the display format remains in whatever mode you have selected and you can click on any column to sort by that column. However when you search using the Search box in upper right the display format changes to something that is neither citation nor table format. You can click on view to reset it (which is a wasted keystroke), but once you do it will not sort when you click on column headings.

                                      Another drawback is that if you search by Author Keyword the bottom of the screen automatically displays XX of XXX documents…

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                                        2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                                      • Side by side page view

                                        I know this request has been turned down numerously, but please think as now there are no more 14inch monitors, people use big screens for increasing readability please invoke side by side page view feature, as on big screens scrolling down becomes hectic for every page.

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                                          1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                                        • Adding Touch Bar support for new Macbook Pro

                                          Touch bar has potential to be used by Mendeley users on Macbook pro's. I would love to see and use this feature for browsing between open tabs or selecting things to highlight.

                                          Aves

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