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attaching_files [2017/11/26 07:05]
bwiernik [Web Snapshots]
attaching_files [2019/08/13 21:56]
dstillman [Adding Files]
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 ===== Child versus Standalone Attachment Files ===== ===== Child versus Standalone Attachment Files =====
  
-Files can be added either as //​standalone items//, or as //child items// to [[getting_stuff_into_your_library|regular Zotero bibliographic metadata items]]. It is generally always a good idea to work with files as child items. Standalone files cannot be used with many of Zotero'​s features, including citing, My Publications,​ and most types of searching, because they lack bibliographic metadata.+Files can be added either as //​standalone items//, or as //child items// to [[adding_items_to_zotero|regular Zotero bibliographic metadata items]]. It is generally always a good idea to work with files as child items. Standalone files cannot be used with many of Zotero'​s features, including citing, My Publications,​ and most types of searching, because they lack bibliographic metadata.
  
 If you have standalone files in your library, you make them into child items by dragging them onto a regular Zotero item, using the [[retrieve_PDF_metadata|Retrieve PDF Metadata]] function, or right-clicking on the standalone attachment and choosing "​Create Parent Item". If you have standalone files in your library, you make them into child items by dragging them onto a regular Zotero item, using the [[retrieve_PDF_metadata|Retrieve PDF Metadata]] function, or right-clicking on the standalone attachment and choosing "​Create Parent Item".
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 ==== Adding Files via the Browser ==== ==== Adding Files via the Browser ====
  
-Zotero can automatically save associated web page snapshots and PDFs when you use the [[getting_stuff_into_your_library#​web_translators|Zotero Connector save button in your web browser]] (whether associated snapshots and PDFs are saved can be changed in the Zotero [[preferences]]). Such snapshots and PDFs are stored as copies in [[zotero_data|Zotero data directory]],​ and appear as child items of the saved item.+Zotero can automatically save associated web page snapshots and PDFs when you use the [[adding_items_to_zotero#​web_translators|Zotero Connector save button in your web browser]] (whether associated snapshots and PDFs are saved can be changed in the Zotero [[preferences]]). Such snapshots and PDFs are stored as copies in [[zotero_data|Zotero data directory]],​ and appear as child items of the saved item.
  
 ==== Adding Files via the Zotero window ==== ==== Adding Files via the Zotero window ====
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 ===== Web Snapshots ===== ===== Web Snapshots =====
  
-{{https://​www.zotero.org/​static/​images/​support/​save_button_webpage.png?​nolink&​300 }}+{{https://​www.zotero.org/​static/​images/​support/​save_button_webpage.png?​nolink&​200 }}
  
 Zotero can archive a webpage by creating a Snapshot—an offline file reflecting the state of the page at the time the snapshot was taken. If the Zotero Connector does not recognize data on a page, you can save the page as a Web Page item with an attached Snapshot by clicking the Zotero save button in the browser toolbar. You can also take a Snapshot of any page by right-clicking (click-and-hold in Safari) on the Zotero save button and choosing Save to Zotero (Web Page with Snapshot). ​ Zotero can archive a webpage by creating a Snapshot—an offline file reflecting the state of the page at the time the snapshot was taken. If the Zotero Connector does not recognize data on a page, you can save the page as a Web Page item with an attached Snapshot by clicking the Zotero save button in the browser toolbar. You can also take a Snapshot of any page by right-clicking (click-and-hold in Safari) on the Zotero save button and choosing Save to Zotero (Web Page with Snapshot). ​
attaching_files.txt · Last modified: 2019/10/30 15:38 by dstillman