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attaching_files [2019/08/13 21:56]
dstillman [Child versus Standalone Attachment Files]
attaching_files [2019/10/15 00:10]
dstillman [File Copies and Links]
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 ===== File Copies and Links ===== ===== File Copies and Links =====
  
-Files can be added to your Zotero library as either copies or links. With copies, a copy of the original file is stored in the [[zotero_data|Zotero data directory]]. File copies are synced if [[sync|file syncing]] has been set up. In contrast, when a file is linked, Zotero only stores a link to the location of the original file. Linked files are not synced.+Files can be added to your Zotero library as either copies or links. With copies, a copy of the original file is stored in the [[zotero_data|Zotero data directory]]. File copies are synced if [[sync|file syncing]] has been set up. In contrast, when a file is linked, Zotero only stores a link to the location of the original file. Linked files are not synced, nor are they deleted if the attachment item is deleted in Zotero.
  
 If you have linked files and you are using Zotero on multiple computers, it is a good idea to set the [[preferences/​advanced#​Linked_Attachment_Base_Directory|linked attachment base directory]] so that linked files can be correctly found on each computer. If you have linked files and you are using Zotero on multiple computers, it is a good idea to set the [[preferences/​advanced#​Linked_Attachment_Base_Directory|linked attachment base directory]] so that linked files can be correctly found on each computer.
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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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