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  1. Better UI to show/hide document details

    The very narrow tab to show and hide document details is incredibly frustrating to use. A better interface would be welcome.

    (I know about the Alt-Return keyboard shortcut but I can never remember it!)

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      • Include Federal Register Notices as a reference type

        It would be great if you could select "federal register notice" as a reference type. While there are already existing reference types for statutes, bills, and hearings, federal register notices and their associated proposed rules have their own unique idiosyncrasies and formats for citation.

        These references also need to be treated separately from statutory language, as often these regulations may be proposed but not finalized. Because finalizing a rule can take years (or may not happen at all), there may be many years before the regulation proposed in the federal register can be cited as a statute. This time between…

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        • deleting TAGS from pop down menu

          I was struggling to get old TAGS removed from pop down menu and I came up with this strategy
          1) create a new TAG and name it TRASH (arbitrarily...)
          2) drag and drop the TAGS you want to remove on the TRASH TAG: now they change to TRASH
          3) from the TAGS pop down menu select TRASH
          4) select all the paper
          5) go to the DETAILS window and delete TRASH from the TAG
          6) TRASH TAGS is now deleted from the pop down menu: DONE!

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            2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
          • search annotations

            It would be great if annotations could be included in the search function.
            Maybe the search function can be expanded, being able to check and uncheck certain search targets as:
            - document details (Auther, year ect.)
            - annotations
            - whole text
            - text marked
            (just some ideas)

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              21 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.

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              • Harmonize keyboard shortcuts on Mac

                Most apps on Mac (Finder etc) have shortcut for entering Full Screen (Ctrl+Cmd+F) and for switching between tabs (Alt+Cmd+Left and/or Alt+Cmd+[). It would be great if Mendeley would have the same.

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                  2 comments  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                • Something like the speak text feature I can use within Adobe Reader on my MacBook to work within Mendeley.

                  It would be very useful to have my computer read the text to me while I read along or take notes in the details section.

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                  • Please disable (or give provide an option to disable) automatic name capitalization during BibTeX syncing

                    I see below that you declined this request. Many e.g. Dutch surnames start with a lower case letter, and it is definitely error if one capitalizes it. Organization names that deliberately start with a lower case letter are another example.

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                    • Seems all threads are fiull of spam.

                      All the comment threads I have looked at here are full of spam. i am not sure how you get rid of that and prevent it in the future.

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                      • Scriviner and integration

                        Hi Mendeley Team,
                        Are you collaborating with Scriviner? I see more and more comments in the internet from academics and students who use both software and are in great need of the integration of these two software. Both are very good in its own category, but need to be used together. Kind regards Eva

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                        • 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 →
                          • MBOX to NSF Conversion Technique

                            Download SysInfo MBOX to NSF Converter tool that support MBOX file of various open source email client's applications like- Thunderbird, Eudora, Sea Monkey etc. and convert it to Lotus Notes NSF file format. This software is also useful if your MBOX file is corrupt and you want to recover all the data from it.
                            To know more information visit:- http://www.nsfsecurityremover.com/mbox-to-nsf.html

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                            • 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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                              • It would be useful to be able to drag highlight rectangles, as well as copy/paste them

                                It would be useful to be able to drag highlighted rectangles anywhere on the page, as well as copy/paste them. Is it possible to add this feature sometime soon? I am analyzing/annotating musical scores.

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                                • Parse and link clickable download through Google API for references within a paper.

                                  My suggestion for what to add next is to add a feature that automatically parses the references within academic papers and then searches through means for each one offering clickable downloads. For myself, I built a software that does this using ParsCit which is from University in Singapore. Here is a link to that software in GitHub. I beileve it's written in Perl. https://github.com/knmnyn/ParsCit
                                  This very intelligent and saves lots of time searching for references within a paper my making them clickable download. In the web-version that I wrote it searched google for filetype:pdf and then parsed the results in…

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                                    1 comment  ·  API  ·  Admin →
                                  • Mendeley Chrome Extention crashing all open pdf files and closing itself.

                                    Dear Mendeley, I just downloaded your Chrome plugin today and when I tried to open it while on a pdf page, all the pdf pages that were open in Chrome crashed and the extension closed. I'm using Mac OSX El Capitan and the most recent version of Chrome. I know it used to work perfectly on my old computer. Any suggestions?

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                                      1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                                    • It would be useful if modifications like existing italics are retained when you modify a title.

                                      It's simple: Mendeley should maintain italics and other modifications when I edit different fields for the bibliography -- every time I go to edit the title of something with italics, it removes the italics unless I add the <i>text</i> inputs.

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                                      • Beyond tags and folders: better tools for creating custom workflows and statuses

                                        I would like to request better tools for managing and visualizing custom workflows in Mendeley (such as personal reading workflows and annotation workflows).

                                        I have found that neither Mendeley's tags nor folders are well-suited to managing and visualizing custom workflows, due to their non-exclusive nature.

                                        I would like to request either:
                                        a) a new "exclusive" folder type (perhaps call it a "tray,") -- in which included items have exclusive membership in that folder or no other -- or,
                                        b) a customizable exclusive "status" field, to help make Mendeley friendlier to those creating custom workflows.

                                        I currently use folders to represent…

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