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kb:missing_item_tabs [2017/11/12 19:53]
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kb:missing_item_tabs [2020/06/15 18:37]
dstillman
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-<​html><​p id="​zotero-5-update-warning"​ style="​color:​ red; font-weight:​ bold">​We’re +====== Why don't I see any tabs in the item pane after selecting an item in the items list? ======
-in the process of updating the documentation for +
-<a href="​https://​www.zotero.org/​blog/​zotero-5-0">​Zotero 5.0</​a>​. Some documentation +
-may be outdated ​in the meantime. Thanks for your understanding.</​p></​html>​+
  
 +If you don't see an item pane at all, you've simply closed it. You can reopen it from the View menu by going to View → Layout and enabling "Item Pane".
  
-===Why ​don'​t ​see any tabs in the right-hand column after selecting an item in the middle column?​=== +If you do see the item pane but don't see any tabs, you'​ve ​selected either an attachment or a note in the Zotero ​items list. Attachments and notes do not have full bibliographic metadata and cannot have other items attached to them, so you will not see the Info, Notes, Attachments,​ Tags, and Related tabs when you select them. Only //regular items// ​— with reference types such as books, journal articles, and newspaper articles ​— will show tabs in the right-hand column.
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-You have selected either an attachment or a note in the middle column of the Zotero ​pane. Attachments and notes do not have full bibliographic metadata and cannot have other items attached to them, so you will not see the Info, Notes, Attachments,​ Tags, and Related tabs when you select them. Only //regular items//---with reference types such as books, journal articles, and newspaper articles---will show tabs in the right-hand column.+
  
 Tags and related items can still be associated with attachments and notes using the [Related] and [Tags] buttons at the bottom of the rightmost column. Tags and related items can still be associated with attachments and notes using the [Related] and [Tags] buttons at the bottom of the rightmost column.
kb/missing_item_tabs.txt · Last modified: 2020/06/15 18:38 by dstillman