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  1. 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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    • Restoring Tabs

      It would be incredible if you could end your current session in Mendeley and have your tabs restored. I personally don't like leaving my laptop running on end, and sometimes I will have 6 or 10 journals open that I am hopping in between. I hate having to search for them again. It creates a slow startup time to begin my research work and journal reviews for the day.

      Thanks Mendeley Team!

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      • Add a "Recently cited" history list to "Insert Citation" box

        When using the "Insert Citation" box in Word (alt+m in Windows), add a "recently cited" history (perhaps with 5 last items). The history could be viewed as a list when pressing the "down" arrow in "Insert Citation" text box.

        Another possibility is to offer "auto-complete" citations, based on the items already cited in a document.

        This would be very a great time-saver as I find myself citing the same article(s) time and again in the same paper.

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        • use drag-and-drop in iOS11 to enable formatted references to drop into iOS word from iOS Mendeley

          have mendeley and word open on iPadPro
          drag reference from list to word from mendeley
          it drops in a formatted reference at the spot
          when finished have mendeley make an formatted bibliography
          drag and drop bibliography into word.
          throw away laptop i am on iPad forever

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          • Add a feature similar to Kindle's "My Clippings"

            These feature will create a standalone Mendeley file that will automatically gather all the highlighting made on Mendeley, including the source. That way, Mendeley users won't have to go to the original relevant articles every time, but rather can read only the relevant parts and even further analyze their highlights with the tag option, according to the topic.

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            • 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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              • Link Books and Book Sections

                Books and Book Sections are not linked within Mendeley. Please provide a link here allowing the following:
                * Add a book via an advanced search functionality, i. e. and/or combinations of the following fields (Author, Year, Title, Publisher, ISBN, DOI etc)
                * If a book has multiple sections, please allow us to see a dropdown list of these sections and let us select which sections we want to add as additional references.
                * If we downloaded the entire book as one PDF, please let us attach this PDF to the book, but also show it at each book section.
                *…

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                • Search by tag

                  I would like to search by tag, the same way that I am able to do it by Author, Titles, Publication Names, Year and Notes.
                  Tags are for me one of the strongest points of Mendeley compared to other reference managers. I use tags to describe the topic of the reference. Sometimes I am unable to remember the title, even the author of a reference, but I can remember the topic. For that reason, I think that it could be very useful.

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                  • 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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                    • Window Surface Pro.

                      Recently I start to use Window Surface 4, and found that the letters and forms of Mendeley became so small, I can barely read them. Please fix this. Thank you.

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                      • 4K Compatibility

                        Compatibility with 4K screen resolution :
                        Icons are very small in 4K screen. And I think, since more and more users are using high resolution screens, fixing this downside can be very helpful and make this software perfect.

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                        • add a notes column in library view

                          A notes column which previews what users write in the notes box will allow users to quickly see in their libraries what different papers meant to the user. Currently, the library view only shows what anyone else with the same citations would see. My library is most useful to me, however, when I can quickly scan my notes on how and why a paper is useful for my project.

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                          • 1 vote
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                            • How Do I Convert OST To PST File? With Free OST to PST Converter

                              However, when it is required to convert OST to PST format for accessing their OST data in Outlook PST. Then in that case, users need to choose the best OST to PST converter Solution for accessing their OST mailbox data in Outlook without losing any data.

                              Official Website http://www.osttopstsolution.com/microsoft/
                              Free demo version available for your help

                              24*7day available support team for you

                              How Do I Convert OST To PST File? With Free OST to PST Converter

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                              • hastags notes

                                It would be a great implementation if we could hashtag some of the notes we take. So then we could search a # which would give us all the segments of the papers pertaining to that #. A great and easy way to make Mendeley a powerful note taker!

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                                • 3 votes
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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.

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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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                                      • Downloaded patents from Google Scholar are wrongly processed in IEEE format

                                        Downloaded patents from Google Scholar are wrongly processed in IEEE format

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                                        • 1 vote
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