- Last Active
@martynas_b, thanks for following up on this. The PDFs do not display in the viewer. Basically, none of the 19th-century Urdu- and Persian-language lithographed texts on google books function properly in the Zotero pdf viewer--even when I extract …in PDF display, unworkable limitations Comment by Tremolophage March 15, 2023
@jocabia and @hu-itanu I've found the same issue. The PDF viewer is anemic on many fronts. Good to know about converting to b&w, though for Islamic mss one then loses crucial headings in red ink.
@hu-itanu and @martynas, just following up on this as I discover other limitations for those of us working in non-Latin scripts. Not having OCR is one thing, but some PDFs simply do not display at all. Just started a new thread with some examples.
@martynas_b The highlighting function works wonderfully now for books with clear typesetting! To followup with your April 5 question about search functions, the issue appears in certain PDFs from google books. Certain scans are not compatible with…
New WorldCat axed the bib data file export feature as well. My workaround is to select a volume from a university library and import from the their websites. It works and I usually get the diacritics I want. On that note, if a new WorldCat interfac…
@martynas_b Any chance the highlighting issue for right-to-left scripts will be fixed?
The search function works for the library as a whole. The PDF reader search function cannot handle right-to-left scripts--at least with Arabic. I have not tried Hebrew yet.
Highlighting text is also backwards. Highlighted: ظفاح لزغ نزو رب What is should be: بر وزن غزل حافظ
Thanks for posting this. I found a similar issue with CMS 14.110 guidelines and just posted a new discussion with a link to this thread. Like @dstark said, hopefully someone will have a better solution.