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preferences:general [2017/12/04 09:30]
bwiernik Update for Zotero 5.
preferences:general [2020/06/06 13:11] (current)
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-The General preferences pane controls ​the appearance of Zotero'​s user interface, item import settings, and group library behavior.+The General preferences pane controls Zotero'​s user interface, item import settings, file handling, and group library behavior.
  
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-==== User Interface ==== 
  
-This section allows you to customize Zotero’s appearance.+==== File Handling ====
  
-  * **Layout:** +  * **Automatically take snapshots when creating items from web pages:** When importing items from websites or archiving a web page using the [[:adding_items_to_zotero|Zotero ​save button]] in your browsershould Zotero save a snapshot of the web page as an attachment to the new item (enabled by default)? 
-    * **Standard:** Show the Zotero ​window with three vertical panes — Libraries/​Collections (left pane)Item List (center pane), and Item Details (right-hand pane). This is the default. +  * **Automatically attach associated PDFs and other files when saving items:** Should ​Zotero ​automatically download ​the full-text PDF version ​of articles (or sometimes ​other related files) when importing items using the Zotero save button ​in your browser (enabled by default)? 
-    * **Stacked:** Show the Zotero ​window with the Libraries/​Collections pane on the left and the Item List and Item Details panes stacked on top of each other on the right. This view is useful for small over portrait-oriented screens. +    To automatically download supplementary material, as well as the main article file, see [[preferences/​hidden_preferences#​zotero_connector|Supplemental Material]].
-  * **Font size:** Choose the font size of text in the Zotero interface. +
-  **Note font size:** Choose ​the font size of text in [[:notes|Notes]].+
  
 ==== Miscellaneous ==== ==== Miscellaneous ====
  
-These settings control some item import behavior, as well as how long deleted items are retained in the Trash. +  ​* **Automatically tag items with keywords and subject headings:** Some repositories use tags to annotate and organize items (examples are the Library of Congress catalog, which includes subject headings, and the online version of the New York Times, which uses keywords). When this option checked (the default), these annotations are attached to saved items as [[:collections_and_tags#​automatic_tags|automatic tags]].
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-  * **Automatically check for updated translators:​** Allow Zotero to automatically update its translators (translators allow Zotero to detect and save bibliographic data from different websites) and citation styles. Updated translators and citation are usually downloaded within a few hours of being released. You manually check for updates immediately by clicking the "​Update now" button. +
-  * **Report broken site translators:​** Allow Zotero to notify its developers when a translator fails to save an item. This information is submitted anonymously. +
-  * **Automatically take snapshots when creating items from web pages:** When importing items from websites or archiving a web page using the [[:​getting_stuff_into_your_library#​web_translators|Zotero save button]] in your browser, should Zotero save a snapshot of the web page as an attachment to the new item (enabled by default)? +
-  * **Automatically attach associated PDFs and other files when saving items:** Should Zotero automatically download the full-text PDF version of articles (or sometimes other related files) when importing items using the [[:​getting_stuff_into_your_library#​web_translators|Zotero save button]] in your browser (enabled by default)? +
-    * To automatically download supplementary material, as well as the main article file, see [[preferences/​hidden_preferences#​zotero_connector|Supplemental Material]]. +
-  ​* **Automatically tag items with keywords and subject headings:** Some repositories use tags to annotate and organize items (examples are the Library of Congress catalog, which includes subject headings, and the online version of the New York Times, which uses keywords). When this option checked (the default), these annotations are attached to saved items as [[collections_and_tags#​automatic_tags|automatic tags]].+
   * **Automatically remove items in the trash deleted more than … days ago:** Change how long items are kept in the trash before being automatically deleted (default: 30 days).   * **Automatically remove items in the trash deleted more than … days ago:** Change how long items are kept in the trash before being automatically deleted (default: 30 days).
  
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