Add a reference PDF then create new Entry....

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Teddy
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Add a reference PDF then create new Entry....

Post by Teddy »

If I use Mendeley to add a pdf from a reference site, on iOS, it automatically finds the associate reference (ocr scanning?).

In bookends I have to add/find the reference first then add the pdf file as an attachment. If I add the attachment first it’s usually file-named somenumber#.pdf going back in bookends iOS to add the reference to that seems not possible (unless you do a tedious manual entry) or nor does it auto find like Mendeley.

Am I missing something?

Serge
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Re: Add a reference PDF then create new Entry....

Post by Serge »

Autocomplete reference from the imported PDF (if doi or isbn can be parsed from the pdf) is planned in a future update.

Teddy
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Re: Add a reference PDF then create new Entry....

Post by Teddy »

Thanks Serge - good to know. Look forward to it! Ted :D

MattN
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Re: Add a reference PDF then create new Entry....

Post by MattN »

I look forward to this update too. I was trying to understand what I was doing wrong on iOS. Thanks Serge.

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