Better duplicate management

Hey folks,

I was wondering if we could have better duplicate management or solutions. Let me elaborate a bit. If visit the duplicate items it shows all my duplicates but I would prefer

1) Since zotero has the ability to extract text from the pdf to actually evaluate and compare not only title and authors but also text of the pdfs. At the moment seems that is only comparing the titles. For instance, I have two items with the same title which shows up in my duplicate items section but are from different authors and of different type as well.

2) Can we edit duplicates from the duplicates items instead of going back searching where in the collections are the items listed. For instance, if I select one item from the duplicates it automatically selects the n-1 items with the same title in order to merge them but since some items might have different types then the merge option is not available. The other thing is that we can't see from the duplicates items in which collection an item is filed since it selects all of them and there's no option of using that ALT key as in the other collections or in the root collection.
  • For (2), see the documentation:
    You can select a single item in the “Duplicate Items” view by holding down Alt/Option while clicking. You can de-select an item from a set of duplicates by holding down Ctrl (Windows/Linux) or Cmd (Mac) while clicking.
  • @dstillman thanks, that's great to know.
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