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  1. Associate a color with a list when viewing articles in my library

    I want to assign a color code to my lists, and then view color tagged articles in my library. I should also be able to see if an article belongs to more than one list.

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  2. Rotate Pages

    In the papers I read, there can be tables which are positioned on their sides covering the whole A4 sheet of paper. It would be helpful if there was a rotate feature available.

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  3. Mark article as read/unread

    It would be nice to mark an article as unread, so as the library grows you can keep track of the articles to be read.

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  4. Automatically download articles from reference data

    When importing references or bibliographies, it would be great if readcube could automatically download the pdf and associated supporting information from the web without having to click on the 'download from web' button.

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  5. remember my position

    When switching between Full Text and Supplementary Information my position is lost, I'm just sent to the start of the document. This is a bit frustrating when reading an article that refers regularly to a supplementary document.

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  6. 39 votes
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  7. SmartCite in Pages (Mac)

    Support SmartCite in Pages (Mac word processor)

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  8. 414 votes
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    Hi ReadCube users!

    We definitely agree that there should be an easy way for our users to return back to whatever they were looking at before they clicked on a link (for example, back to your search after clicking on an article, or back to the article you were reading after clicking a reference). We think that the left-side bar allows for this with its “recently viewed” and “recent searches” sections and fills this need. For now, we think that an additional back button would be unnecessary.

    If you disagree, feel free to let us know at support@readcube.com.

    Best,

    Alex

  9. have a "two-page" view option, as many modern screens are quite wide and could accommodate this

    have a "two-page" view option, as many modern screens are quite wide and could accommodate this, and it would be much better for reading papers directly on the monitor

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  10. Make a fully functional ReadCube Windows 10 app

    With Windows 10 it's possible to make one app for all Windows devices (phones, tablets, hybrids, laptops, pc's... even Xbox) with a scalable UI. ReadCube from phone to TV!
    It would be great to have full touch and pen support for devices like a Surface, or any other Windows tablet with pen. That way PDF's can be annotated in any possible way, just like paper.
    It's now even possible for developers to easily port the Android/iOS app. ;)
    (http://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-going-all-out-courting-ios-android-developers)

    860 votes
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  11. add in pdf bookmarks

    I commonly use Adobe Acrobat's bookmark feature to save location points in pdf documents, such as introduction, method, study 1, study 2 so i can quickly navigate the document.

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  12. link in the Zotero quick-add button when viewing the "Article page"

    When you open the "Article page", it would by handy if you could see the same quick-add button that you'd see in another browser with the Zotero add-on.

    Currently, I have to copy the article title, open Chrome/browser, search for the article again, and then click the Zotero quick-add button.

    With this improvement, you eliminate all but one step, making it a one-step add for in-text citations with Word/document editor!

    10 votes
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  13. Smartcite CTRL CTRL ans Cursor

    When I double click CTRL the smartcite pop-up shows up, but when I type I'm still in the word document (I first have to click the search box to type start searching the article I need).
    It would be great if the cursor would be in the searc box after 2xCTRL.

    Thanks

    8 votes
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  14. Have the option to delete the pdf file when I delete a paper from my library

    ReadCube only deletes PDFs from your library, but the file remains on your computer. Having the option to delete both would be helpful when trying to clean up one's library.

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  15. Have a notes/comments only search

    It would be great if readcube could let us search notes only rather than just our whole library. That way we could quickly find notes to follow up on specfic projects or ideas that occur to us while scanning the literature. Ideally we could click through from there to the section highlighted or noted in the original paper.

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  16. Improve the rendering of the PDF viewer

    At least in OSX, the quality of the PDF rendering is not as good as some other PDF viewers. I have observed this in a few of computers. This leads me to read the PDF in other programs and use readcube only to search/categorize the files. If would be great if you could improve the rendering of the PDF viewer, so that I would not need to leave the program to read the articles.

    351 votes
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  17. Let you enter notes directly on the page, as text or as a pop-up note.

    The free-form note page that drops down is great, as are the notes on highlighting. However, some older/scanned pdf documents don't permit highlighting of the text - on these documents, it isn't possible to annotate specific regions. Having the ability to put a textbox or mouse-over pop-up note on specific regions of the text would be really great ('Foxit' has this functionality, for comparison).

    36 votes
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  18. support SmartCite on the Scrivener word processor

    Scrivener is a great word processor for long documents such as doctoral thesis, SmartCite would enable to use it seamlessly along with ReadCube

    269 votes
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  19. show the lists (labels) where an article belongs to.

    When showing the paper information, it would be useful to see if it has been assigned to a list.

    86 votes
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  20. allow users to increase font size of abstract in right hand panel

    The abstract would be easier and quicker to read if the font size was a bit larger. Nice would be a control-up/down short cut. Esp. more senior people would probably apreciate this.

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