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-<​html><​p id="​zotero-5-update-warning"​ style="​color:​ red; font-weight:​ bold">​We’re +====== Related Items ======
-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-may be outdated in the meantime.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>​+
  
 +In addition to [[collections and tags]], a third way to express relationships between items is by setting up "​relations"​. Relations can set up between any pair of items in a library (it is not possible to relate items from different libraries).
  
-====== Relating Items ====== +To create a relation, select an item in the center pane and go to the "​Related"​ tab of the right pane. Click the "​Add"​ button, and select one or more items from the same library in the pop-up window (hold down Ctrl or Shift [Windows/​Linux] or Cmd or Shift [Mac] to select multiple ​items) and click "OK"​. ​The selected items will now show up as related ​items in the "​Related"​ tab, and clicking an item will take you straight ​to that item.
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-In addition ​to [[collections and tags]], a third way to express relationships between ​items is by setting up "relations"​. ​Relations can set up between any pair of items in a library (it is not possible ​to relate items from different libraries).+
  
-To create a relation, select an item in the center column and go to the "​Related"​ tab of the right-hand column. Click the "​Add"​ buttonand select ​one or multiple items from the same library ​in the pop-up window (hold down control or shift (Windows) or command or shift (OS X) to select multiple items) ​and click "OK". The selected items will now show up as related items in the "​Related"​ tab, and clicking an item will take you straight to that item.+With the [[https://​addons.mozilla.org/​en-US/​firefox/​addon/​zutilo-utility-for-zotero/​|Zutilo plugin]]you can also select multiple items in the center pane, then right-click and choose ​"Related ​selected items" to related ​all selected ​items to each other in one click.
  
 Note that when you relate item A to B, B will be automatically related to A. But relations are not [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Transitive_relation|transitive]]:​ relating A to B, and B to C, will not automatically relate A to C. Note that when you relate item A to B, B will be automatically related to A. But relations are not [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Transitive_relation|transitive]]:​ relating A to B, and B to C, will not automatically relate A to C.
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   * connect book chapters to their parent volume   * connect book chapters to their parent volume
   * connect book reviews to the book reviewed   * connect book reviews to the book reviewed
-  * connect different versions of a work (e.g., connecting a lecture ​that eventually became an article that eventually became a book)+  * connect different versions of a work (e.g., connecting a conference presentation ​that eventually became an article that eventually became a book)
   * link associated items from different collections   * link associated items from different collections
-  * link items that form parts of a single work+  * link items that form parts of a single work (e.g., articles in a series) 
 +  * connect standalone notes to the items they discuss
   * link one item to another discussed in the Abstract or Notes fields   * link one item to another discussed in the Abstract or Notes fields
   * link items that have similar comments in the Abstract or Notes fields   * link items that have similar comments in the Abstract or Notes fields
related.txt · Last modified: 2017/11/23 15:01 by bwiernik