Hi there, I’ve recently started using jabref and I have a few questions which I did not find the answer for both in the documentation or by googling around. My questions are as follows:
- I am unable to edit the entry preview. I go to Options → Preferences → Entry preview, edit the corresponding entry preview, press save and opening the entry editor shows the preview as it was before. Is this a bug or am I doing something wrong? I’ve tried several modifications and it happened the same to me every time.
- How does one edit the order and content of the tabs shown in the entry editor? I know you can edit custom editor tabs - link - but how do you change the already existing ones? The entry for the entry editor pane - link - is outdated.
- Is there an option to customize how the authors are displayed in the entry table? From Options → Preferences → Entry table I have a column entitles Author/editor (Custom), so I’m guessing that it is possible.
- What does the memory sticky mode actually do? And even more important, how do I change its location? Having a configuration file in my home directory (which is not even hidden!) is always annoying (there’s
I think that’s pretty much everything (which isn’t being extremely nit-picky).
I also have to say that, out of all the reference managers I’ve used, this seems to be by far the most complete, feature wise.
If anybody has an “advanced” guide on Jabref, as the basics are easy to find everywhere, as well with some tips on how to setup a workflow, which most guides do not cover (probably because it’s very subjective), would be great!
Thank you in advance.