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  1. Possibility to open the same files multiple time / add different view for file reading

    I would suggest to add the possibility to open the same file multiple times, either in different tab or in different windows. So it would be possible to see a figure page 9 of file X and read a description of that same figure page 14 of the same file X. Other example, let the references visible while reading the article.

    It would be nice also to add different view, for example side by side in order to compare figure 1 of file X with figure 1 of file Y without using an other software or switching between tabs.

    Moreover,…

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      • Decrease the lag time from e-publication until the citations appear in My Stats

        I currently have 3 publications that were e-published between 1 and 7 months ago. The "hard" publication for the 7-month old one is now at least 3 months old. I sent the info to Scopus...and they said "it's a Mendeley problem." Either make it so I can add my citations...and the system can double-check to make sure it's real...and then ADD it to my stats/pubs listings...or...you need to get way more efficient at adding new citations to My Stats. The lag should be less than 1 month with modern search tech.

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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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            • Article citations in the library

              Add the citing and cited articles for each item in the library, so that you can navigate the citation network. This is very useful for discovering and navigating. It would replicate the TR's WoS, but that is the whole idea, no?

              5 votes
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              • Mac desktop app should handle restart gracefully (including restoring tabs)

                When the computer is restarted, OSX reopens all apps after reboot. However Mendeley does not restart when this happens. When it does restart, it should also restore any previously open tabs.

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                  • Annoy Ads and inappopriate comments

                    It seems that the comment sections under a lot ideas are flooded with ads and inappropriate and irrelevant comments. Flagging them as inappropriate is meaningless. Could the developers create some algorithms to screening them off please?

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                    • Please fix the scaling so you can use mendeley on a high-resolution monitor!

                      Almost unusable on any modern high resolution monitor that almost every other application and modern OS can accommodate. Need better scaling on higher resolution devices. Years don't fully display. The notes box is fixed in size and displays very small (unreadable) font.

                      8 votes
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                      • add to "rename document files" options "corresponding Author".

                        It would be useful to have more options to the output filename when renaming PDFs. Add: ALL authors, Last Author, second author, ...
                        We need more options PLEASE!!

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                        • 2 votes
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                          • Please support kingsoft wps

                            Please support kingsoft wps, it's the best office software on linux I have ever seen by now.

                            7 votes
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                            • Allow us to mark entries with different colors

                              Right now we are only allowed to star entries to highlight them. I would love to be able to categorize my articles by type -- for example, one color for randomized trials, one for review papers, one for meta-analyses, one for observational studies. This would greatly assist with review of articles when writing a paper or chapter.

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                              • Compile error in hidden module: MacIpcClient

                                Today I started receiving an error message, every time I open Word for Mac: "Compile error in hidden module: MacIpcClient". Last week there was a similar bug, with the error message "Compile error in hidden module: mendeley.lib", but I found a fix on the internet. Could you please help me?

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                                • the citation format for ”cell reasearch“ is not correct

                                  the number should be superscripted like 1,2 not [1][2], i really like your software and i really really want this problem be solved as i don't want to use endnote.

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                                  • flash

                                    When I scroll up or down, the screen flashes and stays white for at least a second. I just updated to the latest version (1.17-dev5). Please fix this right away!

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                                    • Office 2016 Mac 64 Bit Plug-in support

                                      Hi,

                                      Microsoft is rolling out a 64-Bit Version of Office 2016 for Mac.

                                      It would be great if Mendeley would provide a Plug-in for the 64-Bit Version.

                                      Cheers.

                                      4 votes
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                                      • 1 vote
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                                        • Pin one or more paper(s)

                                          It would be nice to have the chance to pin an open paper (similarly to webpages on browsers). I used Mendeley daily, but everytime I close it then the next day I should check for the paper(s) I was reading the last session. Pin a paper (or more than one) could be useful to quickly start from where you left the day before.

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