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tips_and_tricks [2016/03/31 10:03]
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tips_and_tricks [2017/11/19 10:46]
bwiernik Update for Zotero 5.
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   * Are you unable to adjust the size of the Zotero pane downwards beyond a certain point? Close the [[collections_and_tags#​tags|tag selector]] (e.g. by dragging the splitter above the tag selector down), as it has a minimum height.   * Are you unable to adjust the size of the Zotero pane downwards beyond a certain point? Close the [[collections_and_tags#​tags|tag selector]] (e.g. by dragging the splitter above the tag selector down), as it has a minimum height.
  
-  * You can convert the contents of the //title// and //​publisher//​ fields to either ​lower or title case by right-clicking the field and using the Transform Text menu.+  * You can convert the contents of the //title// and //​publisher//​ fields to either ​sentence ​or title case by right-clicking the field and using the Transform Text menu.
  
   * The date fields will automatically convert "​yesterday",​ "​today",​ and "​tomorrow"​ into the respective dates   * The date fields will automatically convert "​yesterday",​ "​today",​ and "​tomorrow"​ into the respective dates
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   * When using [[creating_bibliographies#​quick_copy|Quick Copy]], holding the "​Shift"​ key while dragging and dropping items into a text document will insert citations instead of full references.   * When using [[creating_bibliographies#​quick_copy|Quick Copy]], holding the "​Shift"​ key while dragging and dropping items into a text document will insert citations instead of full references.
  
-  * You can click the //DOI// and //URL// field labels to open the field link. To prevent the link to load in the active tab, you can use the standard Firefox shortcut keys for tab/window opening: Ctrl/​Cmd-click for a new background tab, Ctrl/​Cmd-Shift-click for a new foreground tab, and Shift-click for a new window.+  * You can click the //DOI// and //URL// field labels to open the field link.
  
   * Manually adding authors to a Zotero item? You can use Shift+Enter after typing each name as a faster alternative to clicking the "​+"​ button.   * Manually adding authors to a Zotero item? You can use Shift+Enter after typing each name as a faster alternative to clicking the "​+"​ button.
  
-  * Need more than one Zotero library? ​Use multiple ​[[http://​support.mozilla.com/​en-US/​kb/​Managing+profiles|Firefox ​profiles]] to keep your libraries separated.+  * Need more than one Zotero library? ​You can use [[kb:​multiple_profiles|multiple ​profiles]] to keep your libraries separated. You can also maintain separate libraries within a single profile using [[groups|Zotero Groups]].
  
-  * You can convert URL addresses in the bibliography to working hyperlinks using the AutoFormat function in MS Word or Open/LibreOffice. Follow these steps. First, click the Remove Field Codes button in the Zotero menu. This converts Zotero citations to plain text and disconnects your document from Zotero, so you should save a new copy of your document and use this function on only the final version. ​Next, select ​your bibliography (or all of the text in the document, if desired) and apply the Word/Open/​LibreOffice AutoFormat (the keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+Alt+K in MS Word).+  * You can convert URL addresses in the bibliography to working hyperlinks using the AutoFormat function in Microsoft ​Word or LibreOffice. Follow these steps
 +    - Click the Remove Field Codes button in the Zotero menu. This converts Zotero citations to plain text and disconnects your document from Zotero, so you should save a new copy of your document and use this function on only the final version. 
 +    - Select ​your bibliography (or all of the text in the document, if desired) and apply the Word/​LibreOffice AutoFormat (the keyboard shortcut is Ctrl/Cmd-Alt/Option-K in Word).
tips_and_tricks.txt · Last modified: 2017/11/19 10:46 by bwiernik