[Request] The option to copy annotations in plain text.

I use an assistance program that reads text that I copy out loud. When I copy annotations to hear them red aloud, they always contain an intext citation or hyperlink. My assistance reader reads these aloud, and it makes it difficult to just skim my highlights when opening a paper. I would like the option to remove intext citations as is possible when you export annotations to a note.

Here's an example of what I'm referring to:

“The notion that variability among group members’ judgments may provide meaningful information is consistent with the basic logic underlying within- and between-entities analysis (WABA; Dansereau & Yammarino, 2000).” ([Cole et al., 2011, p. 3](zotero://select/library/items/H4VP5HGV)) ([pdf](zotero://open-pdf/library/items/H88RYIPP?page=3&annotation=HMVKZBQX))
  • Reading text by copying just isn't really a great approach — that's just not what copying is for. Most text-to-speech programs can just read selected text. Is that not an option for you?

    Zotero currently copies annotations to plain text as Markdown, with links back to the Zotero item and PDF. In a later version we'll be adding additional format-specific options to Quick Copy to control whether various features, including links, are included, so you'll be able to turn off links for Markdown note Quick Copy, but for the moment it's not configurable.
  • I have a very complex workflow set up through balabolka. It doesn't read my clipboard unless I press a macro key on my mouse.

    Glad to hear your working on adding the option.
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