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How to make Mendeley and Zotero detect the folder structure created in windows

I have created a main folder and a number of subfolders each containing scientific articles. Is there a way that I can add the main folder in Zotero or Mendeley and they automatically detect the ...
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Unicode: searching using a similar character (same graphene, but different codepoint)

I was searching both in Word and in Zotero for "Trickle-", finding no results. That's because the string I was looking for is actually "Trickle‐". What's the difference? The first (...
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Open Links with the Application "file" (Zotero)

I'm using the citation program Zotero (although I'm not sure if this problem is actually Zotero-specific). When I click a link of the format file:\\\\\\C:\\... within this program, the "Launch ...
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How to display the reference ID of the bibtex entry of a Zotero entry?

Suppose one has an item in Zotero, and the column on the right with almost all the data of that item. Now one can export that data to a references.bib, and even sync it to the Zotero database. Then ...
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MS Word, paste hyperlink with text to display

I would like to know how to format a link that when it is manually pasted (in this case from Zotero) into MS Word it displays custom text (text to display) and links it to the URL, like if you copy ...
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How to make onenote translate the zotero app url as a hyperlink rather than plaintext

I use onenote for note taking and zotero for reference management, so I usually make a hyper link in onenote pages with zotero APP URI for rapid redirection to the target item in zotero. Zotero APP ...
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Install a PortableApp from paf in a system with limited privileges. Handle it locally

I have a PC with Win 10. I do not have admin privileges. I can run PortableApps, and use its launcher. To "install" new apps I can do it from the PortableApps app installation menu. Now I mean to ...
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Why does Zotero for Word 2007 output APA with the first name, only on existing docs?

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/02/ says that single-author publications at the end of a paragraph should look like this: (Tremblay, 2012) A fresh install of Zotero for Firefox and ...
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Is there a quick way to export a Zotero reference to a .bib file without having to download a file?

The question is pretty self-explanatory but just to re-iterate: Is there a quick way to export a Zotero reference to a .bib file without having to download a file? Ideally, I'd like to be able to ...
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Change data directory location with zotero standalone

I have the excellent Zotero standalone installed and pointing to a directory. I need to move the directory (to free up space) to a different hard drive. I can't seem to find any instructions for this ...
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Is there a way to add a reference subsection after each section?

I'm using LibreOffice(Writer) + Zotero combo for my scientific writings. I'm recently writing a letter/conversation style document where I have several more or less independent sections. I was ...
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Where are the citatations that zotero or mendeley add to a paper?

I have both zotero and mendeley on one system and micorosoft word. I have a large file with tons of refrences added by mendeley. however, I refreshed it by zotero and it messed the whole thing. Undo ...
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zotero not working with libreoffice 4.3 in linux mint 16

As title, I tried to use zotero in libreoffice, after I installed zotero, I found from zotero's preference that the add-in was not installed, I click the button to install but nothing happen. I ...
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How to restart launchd OS X without rebooting?

When I run Zotero/Firefox, they often crash and I am left with zombie processes; after this I cannot open new instances of Zotero or Firefox. I want to get rid of these zombie processes rather than ...
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Zotero: adding lookup engine

I just deleted the Pubget Article Lookup engine from Zotero by accident. How can I add it back? I visited the http://puget.com website but the "add" button does not appear in my Locate menu as ...
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How to use Zotero+Zotfile to rename all pdf files in a directory?

I cannot seem to find any documentation on this but I want Zotfile to rename all of my pdfs that I save in a particular directory in the way that the Mendeley Desktop manager does. Currently I have to ...
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managing pdf archive using Mendeley or Zotero or something else

Not sure if this is the right place to ask, but I am trying sync my pdf archive (of manuscripts) between several computers (OS X, Linux, and Windows). I am currently using the Mendeley Desktop ...
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Is Zotero's Firefox installation computer specific?

I use Zotero (3.0.3) in my Firefox browser (8.0). I have built a large inventory of literature over a one year period which is quite valuable to me. That inventory is synced with Zotero's online ...
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Zotero in chrome

I have migrated from Firefox to Chrome and i am unable to download the citation entries directly to zotero using chrome. How to make it work, as firefox does.
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Zotero-compatible electronics datasheet archive?

I am thinking about using Zotero to archive my electronic component datasheet collection - mostly datasheets of embedded CPU chipsets. I am less than thrilled, though, at the idea of manually creating ...