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  1. Option to switch user in the 'chrome' extension

    We're alot of people in the lab on the same computers, and the chrome extension works perfectly except there is no way to quickly log out and switch user. if you can log in multiple users or log out without having to go to the website it would be really nice.

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    • When I cite references using Mendeley, the Mendeley window will disappear. Could you make it not disappear?

      When I cite references using Mendeley, the Mendeley window will disappear. Could you make it not disappear?

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      • Improvements or additions

        1- I think mendely should link with any translator for example google or any online one or any software which special for mendeley.
        2- I did not see any statistics about the amount of articles in any folder or all the documents in mendeley library.
        3- I would like to see alarm for any duplicates in single folder and if any other folder.

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        • Some way to find parts in documents marked for citation

          The only way I can think of right now is to make annotations with the text "cite" every time and then look into the Note tab in the Document Details of every document. But as I like to highlight stuff I want to cite, this does not help right now (you can only see annotations, not highlighted parts of a text there). In case someone knows a less tedious way, feel free to tell me

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          • Citing Institutional Databases

            The APA style recommends citing databases with "Author" (or Institution), "Name" and "Retrieved from" fields. It would be great to add a new type of document in the option "Add entry manually". Using institutional databases the Author option does not work well because by default if the name of the institution has two words, the reference is produced as Last name, First name.

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            • When I am reading a pdf in application and then I want to write in libreoffice it would be great to cite directly from mendeley to libreoffc

              When I am reading a pdf in the Mendeley application, and then I want to write in LibreOffice/M-word it would be great to cite directly from Mendeley to LibreOffice/M-word. It makes it easier to use Mendeley as the main pdf reader too.

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              • A way to VIEW ALL HIGHLIGHTS in a pdf

                It would be great to view a list of all highlights in a document with a quick summary of the highlight - such as how Preview on a Mac collates its notes and highlights.

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                • highlighting

                  highlighting feature highlighting both sides of the paper. But I want just one side on a single paper

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                  • side bar : Size control

                    A side bar for Details, Notes, and Contents needs to be flexible. It's hard to see a document with a side bar on a laptop screen.

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                      1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                    • Bad IEEE bibliography during insertion

                      When i cite ieee references by downloading Refman format from google scholar and add it to Mendeley then during insertion of biblograpgy the format is not as per ieee for example
                      the biblography is not showing the name of conference during biblography insertion : only international Conference on is showing

                      A. A. Ahmed, M. Shaheen, and E. Kosba, “Software testing suite prioritization using multi-criteria fitness function,” in Computer Theory and Applications (ICCTA), 2012 22nd International Conference on, 2012, pp. 160–166.

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                      • File Organizer

                        I use the file organizer to rename newly imported files, using the title, author and year. However, when an article is not automatically recognized or in your database and is set to "needs review" the process can be very frustrating to manually edit. As you try and type the correct title for example, Mendeley will continuously try to save a new file with each new letter added. This can become painstakingly slow and frustrating. I suggest that when an article "needs review" the rules governing the renaming of that file are disabled, then when the above changes are accepted or…

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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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                            1 comment  ·  Web  ·  Admin →
                          • It would be great if we can assign a particular keyword to be appended to the citation key for a particular folder

                            For instance, if there is a folder named as ebooks, I would like to be able to append 'ebooks:' (or any other word of my choosing) to the citation key for all the papers in that folder.

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                              1 comment  ·  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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                              • Highlighting color preference

                                Make it so that a person can make a particular highlight color their default. This is great for people who are partially colorblind.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Desktop  ·  Admin →
                                • MS Word Plugin does not work particularly well with Office 365

                                  When I try to use the plugin, both keyboard short cut and through references pane in word, it just comes up that it cannot open Mendeley, even though it is open, or word stops answering.

                                  An update would be awesome. Worked perfectly in previous word. Use it all the time for my research, but this frustrates me.

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                                  • font size of notes

                                    There is no button to change the font size on the right hand side bar. When I type my notes, it's better for my eyes to have a larger font

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                                    • Graphic card

                                      Run Mendeley on the integrated graphic card on Mac OSX

                                      Every time I start Mendeley on my MacBook Pro, it switches from the internal graphic card to the external one, thus reducing my battery life.
                                      Would it be possible to fix that?

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                                      • sinc comments made on the text with the general notes of the file + improve bibliography options

                                        I would really like to have all notes and highlights made on the PDF in the Mendeley library and that we could search for files that had anotations on.

                                        Another things is to update the library options (blogs, magazines, online news articles, etc)

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                                        • 1 vote
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