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attaching_files [2019/08/13 21:56]
dstillman [Adding 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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