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  1. Export comments to Evernote

    It would be great if it was possible to export the notes and highlights to Evernote. The title of the note should be the reference and they can be stored in a Readcube notebook.

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  2. Recieve weekly PubMed search outcomes

    I recieve weekly e-mail from pubmed containing the results of preset searches (all based on keywords). It would be cool if one could do similar Pubmed searches directly in Readcube.

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  3. allow users to attach supplemental files to a reference item

    Part of my workflow includes saving marked up versions of documents as their own files, as well as typing up specially-formatted notes on my PDF documents in separate files. (I create these files and save them as PDFs. These are not the supplemental files provided by some publishers along with articles.)

    It would be LOVELY if I could attach self-created supplemental files to a PDF item in my reference list.

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  4. Change highlight colors without deleting them first

    Sometimes I highlight a part with yellow, and later find it more important, and recolor it with red. In such cases, I wish I can change the color without deleting the highlight first, as I can with any major PDF viewers including Preview or Acrobat.

    153 votes
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    under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Desktop/Mobile Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Ask to download articles via cloud during sync

    Right now, the sync feature only downloads metadata but not the entire pdf files. Each article has to be downloaded separately. It would be cool if we could choose articles or lists or the entire library that we want to download automatically during sync.

    48 votes
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  6. have searchable sidebar notes

    Allow the option of searching within the side bar notes.

    61 votes
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  7. Roadmap

    Please consider publishing a roadmap with upcoming features, like e.g. 'sync support in Q4 2013'.

    Thanks!

    41 votes
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  8. correctly export bibtex files when searched with google scholar

    bibtex export works fine for publications imported by pubmed search.
    when imported by google scholar search, the author field contains a number of 'null's. probably simple bug fix.

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  9. Work without the user needing administrator rights on their computer

    My university imposes many restrictions on the use of our work computers, meaning that I do not have admin rights. Those seem however to be needed for the operation of the software. Indeed, our technician says that Readcube needs access to the registry, which is not allowed to the standard user. It is therefore not possible for me to use Readcube at work.

    38 votes
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  10. allow specific timeframes for recommendations

    When offering recommendations, allow the user to choose a year or years to pull recommendations from. The difference between last year an anytime is too great.

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  11. Allow non-unique names for sublists

    Recently a nested sublist feature has been implemented, but it does not allow for a "true" nested structure. It can't be collapsed, and sublists must have unique names, even if they are put under a different parent list (e.g. you can create the list "clinical trials" under "****** cancer", but if then you try to create "clinical trials" under "colon cancer", the former will be erased. My proposition is to make sublists collapsible, and their names non-unique.

    41 votes
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  12. Allowed re-ordering of list

    I have around 20 lists and it could be great to be able to reorder them alphabetically or whatever I like. It looks like I can't change the order and last created list is at the bottom even if it would be easier to be close to another list.

    96 votes
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  13. 21 votes
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  14. bring back the ability to switch between PubMed and Google Scholar in the same search

    This went away in the latest update. It was quite useful, because if searching for full article title, it often varies whether PubMed or Google Scholar will find the correct article as the top hit.

    56 votes
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  15. Match with citations on Google Scholar

    Match with Google Scholar citations via readcube would be very useful. These currently do not get matched.

    29 votes
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  16. give me a way to highlight recommendations as unsuitable

    I am getting recommendations related to fields other than my own. It would be useful to be able to mark these recommendations as unsuitable so that they do not keep coming!

    152 votes
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    This is a really great ideal! Thanks for the feedback! Would you also be interested in a feature like “Do not show articles like these again.” that would hopefully stop showing you articles of a certain type?

  17. View annotations in article preview

    Annotations (highlights, notes, etc) should show in the preview pane on the right when you select an aricle from your library.

    53 votes
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  18. include a list of papers i have flagged for reading

    Usually when reading a paper i come across papers that I want to look more into later, but i do not want to shift my focus from the paper at hand by finding and downloading the paper to the library. It could be cool if I from the reference list at the right side, could flag a reference for future follow up. The reference should then be added to a specific list on the left side (not downloaded yet). The entries on the list could include information on from what context I found the paper in the first place -…

    16 votes
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  19. delete multiple lists

    It would be useful to be able to multi-select and delete lists; would be even better if I could do it using ctrl(or cmd)+delete!

    41 votes
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  20. Button that places article in a "Must Read" or "Reading List" list (just like Favorites function)

    Clicking this button would place a paper in your "Reading List" which would be located in the left panel under the "Favorites" list. The button would be in the same location as the "add to favorites" link.

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