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-<​html><​p id="​zotero-5-update-warning"​ style="​color:​ red; font-weight:​ bold">​We’re +====== General ======
-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-may be outdated in the meantime.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>​ +
  
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-====== ​General ​======+The General ​preferences pane controls the appearance of Zotero'​s user interface, item import settings, and group library behavior.
  
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-=====User Interface=====+==== User Interface ====
  
 This section allows you to customize Zotero’s appearance. This section allows you to customize Zotero’s appearance.
  
-**Load Zotero in** (Zotero for Firefox-only) - Select how Zotero ​integrates ​with the Firefox browser: via the default browser ​pane that allows you to browse in the same tabvia a dedicated tabor via a Firefox [[http://​support.mozilla.org/​en-US/​kb/​what-are-app-tabs|App Tab]]+  ​* **Layout:*
- +    * **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
-**Status bar icon** (Zotero for Firefox-only) – Choose between different designs of the Zotero ​icon in the status bar, or hide the icon (the Zotero pane be opened with a [[preferences/​shortcut_keys|keyboard shortcut]]).  +    * **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
- +  ​* ​**Font size:** Choose the font size of text in the Zotero interface. 
-**Font size** ​– Choose the font size of text in the Zotero interface. +  ​* ​**Note font size:** Choose the font size of text in [[:notes|Notes]].
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-**Note font size** ​Choose the font size of text in notes+
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-=====Miscellaneous===== +
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-**Automatically check for updated translators** – Allow Zotero to daily update its translators (translators allow Zotero to detect and save bibliographic data from different sites). To perform the update check manually, click the "​Update now" button. +
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-**Report broken site translators** – Allow Zotero to notify its developers when a translator fails to save an item. This information is submitted anonymously. +
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-**Allow zotero.org to customize content based on current Zotero version** – Allow zotero.org to use information from the Zotero client to create a richer, more personalized user experience. +
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-**Use Zotero for downloaded RIS/Refer files** – Many sites offer the option to download bibliographic data as RIS or Refer files. If you click on a download link to a RIS/Refer file, and this option is checked, Zotero will automatically intercept and import the file. +
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-**Automatically take snapshots when creating items from web pages** – You can use the “Create New Item from Current Page” button in the Zotero toolbar to create an item for the current page. If this option is checked (it is by default), Zotero stores a snapshot of the page as an attachment to the new item.+
  
-**Automatically attach associated PDFs and other files when saving items** – Many journals offer both HTML and PDF versions of their full-text articles. If this option is selected, Zotero will automatically save PDFs (or sometimes other related files) as item attachments when you save items. This feature is disabled by default, as it can dramatically increase the disk space used by your library.+==== Miscellaneous ====
  
-**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, these annotations are attached to saved items as automatic tags.+These settings control some item import behavior, as well as how long deleted ​items are retained in the Trash.
  
-**Automatically remove items in the trash deleted more than … days ago ** Change how soon items are automatically deleted from the trash.+  * **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).
  
-=====Groups=====+==== Groups ====
  
-By default, when you copy items between your personal ​library ​and a group libraryor between different group libraries, any child notes, linked URIs, snapshots and other stored file attachments are copied along. ​By unchecking the "child notes",​ "child snapshots and imported files" ​and/​or ​"child links" ​check boxesyou can prevent one or more types of item attachments from being copied.+By default, when you copy items between your personal ​My Library ​and a group library ​(or between different group libraries), any child notes, snapshots and other stored file attachments, linked URIs (to web pages or other programs), and tags are copied along. ​You can uncheck ​"child notes",​ "child snapshots and imported files""child links",​ or "​tags"​ to prevent notes, ​attachments, links, or tags from being copied. Note that [[:​attaching_files#​file_copies_and_links|linked attachments]] are not supported in group libraries and will not be copied.
  
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preferences/general.txt · Last modified: 2017/12/04 09:30 by bwiernik