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kb:mendeley_import [2019/02/28 21:10]
dstillman [The Import Process] Update Mendeley data directory link
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dstillman [Preserving Mendeley Annotations and Highlights] Update Mendeley data directory link
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   - Close Mendeley   - Close Mendeley
-  - Make a backup of your [[https://​service.elsevier.com/​app/​answers/​detail/​a_id/​22098/​kw/​database/​supporthub/​mendeley/|Mendeley data directory]],​ including the ''​Downloaded''​ folder that holds your PDF files (and other locations on your computer where you have PDF files you wish to save Mendeley annotations to)+  - Make a backup of your [[https://​service.elsevier.com/​app/​answers/​detail/​a_id/​18153/|Mendeley data directory]],​ including the ''​Downloaded''​ folder that holds your PDF files (and other locations on your computer where you have PDF files you wish to save Mendeley annotations to)
   - Download and unzip the menextract2pdf script from [[https://​github.com/​cycomanic/​Menextract2pdf/​archive/​master.zip|here]]   - Download and unzip the menextract2pdf script from [[https://​github.com/​cycomanic/​Menextract2pdf/​archive/​master.zip|here]]
   - Open Terminal, navigate to the unzipped Menextract2pdf folder, and run the following command (filling in the correct file paths):   - Open Terminal, navigate to the unzipped Menextract2pdf folder, and run the following command (filling in the correct file paths):
     * <​code>​menextract2pdf_overwrite.sh "/​Path/​To/​Mendeley/​Data Folder/"​ "/​Path/​To/​Mendeley/​PDF/​Folder/"</​code>​     * <​code>​menextract2pdf_overwrite.sh "/​Path/​To/​Mendeley/​Data Folder/"​ "/​Path/​To/​Mendeley/​PDF/​Folder/"</​code>​
-  - For example, on macOS, if you have your Mendeley database in the [[https://​service.elsevier.com/​app/​answers/​detail/​a_id/​22098/​kw/​database/​supporthub/​mendeley/|default location]] and your PDFs stored in Mendeley'​s "​Downloaded"​ folder, you would enter:+  - For example, on macOS, if you have your Mendeley database in the [[https://​service.elsevier.com/​app/​answers/​detail/​a_id/​18153/|default location]] and your PDFs stored in Mendeley'​s "​Downloaded"​ folder, you would enter:
     * <​code>​menextract2pdf_overwrite.sh "/​Users/"​Your Name"/​Library/​Application Support/​Mendeley Desktop"​ "/​Users/"​Your Name"/​Library/​Application Support/​Mendeley Desktop/​Downloaded/"</​code>​     * <​code>​menextract2pdf_overwrite.sh "/​Users/"​Your Name"/​Library/​Application Support/​Mendeley Desktop"​ "/​Users/"​Your Name"/​Library/​Application Support/​Mendeley Desktop/​Downloaded/"</​code>​
  
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   - Install [[https://​www.python.org/​downloads/​|Python]]   - Install [[https://​www.python.org/​downloads/​|Python]]
   - Close Mendeley   - Close Mendeley
-  - Make a backup of your [[https://​service.elsevier.com/​app/​answers/​detail/​a_id/​22098/​kw/​database/​supporthub/​mendeley/|Mendeley data directory]],​ including the ''​Downloaded''​ folder that holds your PDF files (and other locations on your computer where you have PDF files you wish to save Mendeley annotations to)+  - Make a backup of your [[https://​service.elsevier.com/​app/​answers/​detail/​a_id/​18153/|Mendeley data directory]],​ including the ''​Downloaded''​ folder that holds your PDF files (and other locations on your computer where you have PDF files you wish to save Mendeley annotations to)
   - Download and unzip the menextract2pdf script from [[https://​github.com/​cycomanic/​Menextract2pdf/​archive/​master.zip|here]]   - Download and unzip the menextract2pdf script from [[https://​github.com/​cycomanic/​Menextract2pdf/​archive/​master.zip|here]]
   - Open Command Prompt, navigate to the unzipped Menextract2pdf folder, and run the following command (filling in the correct file paths):   - Open Command Prompt, navigate to the unzipped Menextract2pdf folder, and run the following command (filling in the correct file paths):
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