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  • Not sure if this helps. I used to have the same problem (and also experienced this problem on other websites). It had to do with the FireFox theme I had installed.
  • What firefox extensions do you have installed?British English Dictionary 1.19 Firefox PDF Plugin for Mac OS X 1.0.4 Google Desktop Search 1.1 Google Gears 0.5.19.0 Any unusual proxy settings you're aware of?No Do all the other images display properl…
    in Website view Comment by raf May 20, 2009
  • It is - I'm at r4255 now :)
  • @ adamsmith: I totally agree. Similarly to what Bruce mentioned above, Zotero is far more interesting, at least in the humanities and the arts, also because there are far more item types available in Zotero. Second, Mendeley does not extract meta-da…
    in Mendeley Comment by raf March 20, 2009
  • It also would be nice to see the date of publication in the items list (and to remove the "date added") and esp. to order the items chronologically, alphabetically, etc.
  • Ok, that must be it. Without the child-notes, I have 3112 items. I thought Zotero would only sync the specific folder which I highlighted whilst syncing.
  • As you both know, there are a number of issues/possibilities with notes that have come up on the forums, with perhaps the most obvious being support for "rich text" (though I'd prefer more building on a subset of HTML than traditional desktop rich t…
  • Thanks Dan. I see now. I have just tried to change the name of a few snapshots and it works when I put .html after the file name. I was not aware that changing the file name in Zotero could wipe out the extension, especially because in each of these…
    in Vertov Comment by raf April 23, 2008
  • Hi Stuart, Thanks for the response. I am working on a Mac running Leopard, but I don't have Vertov installed any longer. I have just tried to rename a few snapshots (all html files of normal websites and thus no YouTube) and the same problem appe…
    in Vertov Comment by raf April 23, 2008
  • I also like the ideas of rating items, were it only to have a very quick look at which primary sources I should definitely put into my PhD. I realise this can be done by a tag (e.g. "to use"), but rating them would offer a visual overview in terms …
  • You can do an advanced search in which you first specify the collection, and secondly, add another search parameter for tag, in which you select tag "does not contain" "read."
  • Dan: I'm not sure whether I understood the option you outlined. I use the custom library location a lot via the preference menu (the advanced tab). At the moment, I use three different Zotero folders (or libraries) and it makes perfect sense to me n…
  • I agree for more or less the same reasons.
  • You can use a lightweight markup language for rich text now (converting it if you need to take your notes into another program for document composition). Noksagt: could you please elaborate upon this? I would find especially italics but also bold in…
  • I don't use firefox (opera) so using Zotero is a bit of a problem for me, although I have been opening FF up everynow and then to play with Zotero in preparation of potentially using it for upcoming research projects. I have heard this several times…
  • It's ok - I just remembered the virtues of OSX time machine :-) And thanks for the tip about Redo. I was using the right-click option within the note itself - there's no Redo there. As for the bug, I had seen this a few times before but it did not …
  • Not sure whether this is what you would like to see: To display all sub-items in a collection with sub-folders, enter about:config in the URL bar of your Firefox browser. There you will see a long list of technical stuff. What you need in this list…
  • I might be among the 1 percent but at least the physical size of a given work can be of reasonable interest. I'm talking about such measurements as folio, quarto, octavo and duodecimo. Perhaps this is interesting for librarians too. It certainly ca…
  • Unless I did not discover a better way of doing this, I often work along very similar lines. Another way of organising your workflow could be to make a separate collection in the left-hand pane, called "work-collection," or "workflow:download." Th…
  • Krueschan, I am very much interested in the following: If you only need to access the zotero database for reading, you could install a php management tool for SQLite databases (such as SQLiteManager - http://sourceforge.net/projects/sqlitemanager/)…
  • Similar to "cites" another relationship could be called "inspired" - A inspired B. I'm not sure whether "inspired" would be the best way to call it, but it might be useful for early works, when people did not use to cite their sources or publish bi…
  • Something I often wondered about: how to represent a woodcut or a pen drawing printed in a book? Instead of using "Book Section" (which it often is not) I use "Artwork." But it seems to me that there is no straightforward way to indicate that the w…
  • I'm not opposed to the idea, but I don't know how it would make things easier to handle. My entire Zotero collection or My Library is entirely dedicated to a particular topic or large research project (e.g. travelogues on China). Most collections I …
  • Both of these will almost certainly be addressed ultimately (though I've repeatedly pleaded that Zotero do better than "rich text", which is sooo 1980s). Some wiki-style editing of notes would be really cool.
  • I didn't try the download options or try to install the actual version, but it looks like 1.0.0b3.r1 can still be downloaded from the Firefox add-ons page.
  • For those who are interested, I found an answer: to have Zotero also recognise the citation data for book items to which you would like to refer on a website, you can enter the citation data of the item in the CoinS Generator. Then you can use Zote…
  • After trying many more times, my attempts to have a book-section recognised on the webpage in which I inserted the exported HTML were of no avail. Other item types did not work either. Though the blog mentions that "any HTML bibliography exported by…
  • I started to use two (and now three) different FF profiles a few months ago, especially due to the reasons stated in the above. However, I always thought that the major drawback was that FF only allows one profile to be open at the same time -- whic…
  • Well, I was sort of serious: in the sources I read small caps are not only used for Roman Numerals in dates etc., but also place names are often printed in small capitals. This is, of course, not an essential feature: at the moment I just use norma…