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  1. Support SmartCite in google docs

    I do a lot of collaborative writing and we frequently use google docs. There is currently no good way to input the citations from readcube into google docs. It would be amazing if SmartCite working in the google docs application.

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  2. Modify inline references / citation to add or remove data

    Include the ability to add or remove information from inline citations / references which are required in many citation styles eg Harvard such as;

    - Add page numbers eg: from (Smith, 2010) to (Smith, 2010, p. 103)
    - Remove Author eg: from (Smith, 2010) to (2010)
    - Add text eg: (Smith, 2010) to (Fred, 2010 as cited in Smith, 2010)

    These features are available in other reference managers such as; Mendeley, Zotero, EndNote.... Please don't force me to use one of these!!! Until this feature is working I cannot move to Readcube.

    Scott

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  3. Allow SmartCite to look up lists in ReadCube library

    It will be great if I can look up the "lists/nested lists in the ReadCube library" when citing papers, so that I can easily find papers of interest.

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  4. support writing software other than Word.

    There are many requests for "support smart cite in [my favorite word processor]". Other packages solved this by allowing you to drag and drop a citation from the app into any text document, where it appears as {citation}. Then the app can read those (typically exported from whatever text editor in RTF format) and generate a formatted bibliography.

    As an example, you can google the blog post showing how Ulysses and Papers work together to do this.

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  5. recognize citations/references in a word document.

    Citations/references from other programs (e.g. mendeley) in a word document (*.docx) are not recognized by SmartCite and thus not editable/importable with readcube.

    Therefore, I need to keep mendeley to change/update my old manuscripts, unless I don't reinsert all citations manually with smartcity.

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  6. 29 votes
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  7. hyperlink to cite specific highlighted sections/comments in a word document/googledoc

    Hyperlinks to specific highlighted sections in googledoc/word document that take reader to the location of a fact or statistic in the cited document

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  8. improve citation style for sources with no author (e.g., treaties, statutes)

    Currently all references must have an author. However, treaties, statutes and other government docs are usually just cited by name or federal register location. EndNote is somewhat better at this. (I know SmartCite is still developing!)

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  9. Support SmartCite in Microsoft OneNote

    Microsoft OneNote is often used as a lab notebook, it would be great if it was possible to cite the text within this software. Actually enabling citations in all of the Microsoft Office suite would be very useful.

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  10. 16 votes
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  11. Detect articles inside nested folders within parent 'watch folders'

    A great Readcube Pro function is the 'Watch Folder' option. It would also be useful if Readcube imported articles from within 'nested' folders placed inside of the parent 'watch folder'.

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  12. Make the SmartCite window flexible in size.

    It will give us more flexibility in utilizing the SmartCite if you could make the SmartCite window flexible in size, add full windon size button and collapse a window button.

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  13. Have a "check all" button in SmartCite

    For example, I created a list of articles for a bibliography. I can search for that list in SmartCite, but then I need to click each article one by one. Would be so much easier to have a "check all" button at the top.

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  14. Adding Citation for web page and Computer programs

    I would like to point out that in some cases web pages and computer programs don't have authors.

    However, in order to add citation author name is mandatory.

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  15. allow to expand/resize the SmartCite window

    It will be great if the size of the SmartCite window can be freely changeable to enhance the easy of browsing the list of articles.

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  16. Read or Realize Chinese Words, because Chinese Universities would be a great market to promote this app, I firmly believe that!

    Yeah sometimes I have to learn Chinese Article and I can read and I believe so many researchers would learn, besides my frds from China also asked me about this app or software and they felt good to read all the pdfs on it, but sadly I couldn't read Chinese words from this...

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  17. create a Constitutional provision/section reference type .

    A statute reference type exists but the fields are not applicable to Constitutional sections.

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  18. remove hyphens and other non-letter characters from searches for meta-data.

    I often find that the only thing that seemingly throws off the search for the correct paper, is that there is a hyphen or odd character, or sometimes multiple spaces between words. When I delete these, the search instantly finds it. If the search would disregard these characters (with option to include given I guess) then this would improve a lot of my searches when I have to help readcube identify papers.

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