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A way to highlight/annotate in Mendeley for iPad?

Christopher Holdgraf Dec 10, 2011 12:09AM GMT

I think reading papers on the iPad is a great way to use Mendeley, however I find it severely limiting that I can't highlight text or make notes when using the mobile app. Is there any way to do this, or any plans to implement this in the future?

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Robert Knight Dec 10, 2011 09:13PM GMT

There is no annotation functionality in the iPad app at the moment but it is something that we would like to add.

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Christine Carter Dec 12, 2011 07:53PM GMT

I find this very limiting, too; I could totally eliminate printing papers if I could annotate on my iPad. When do you think this functionality will be added?

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Adam Morris Dec 13, 2011 02:37PM GMT

Please please add an annotate/highlight pdf feature for the iPad..also allow me to sync w Dropbox....until that time the iPad app and by extension the whole service is pointless,.....please add theses features....please

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Adam Moore Dec 16, 2011 11:43AM GMT

Hey Other AdamM!

I've created a folder in dropbox for my papers and use that as a 'watched' folder on my desktop client. I think that's integration enough TBH otherwise there's 2 copies of papers everywhere!

That also allows me to use neu.AnnotatePDF (http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/neu.annotate-pdf/id407107609?mt=8) until Mendeley add the annotate features into iPad

But at least +1 for early incorporation of the annotation features PLEASE!!

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Peter Neuhaus Dec 20, 2011 03:25AM GMT

I agree with the other comments. Without the ability to annotate the pdf, the app is very limiting.

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Vitor Nascimento Jan 03, 2012 10:17AM GMT

I agree with the previous comments. One way of annotating on the iPad is to send the pdf to GoodReader, annotate, and send the file back to Mendeley. However, I could not find how to tell Mendeley that I want to replace the old pdf with the annotated one. And the annotations don't show in Mendeley's reader.

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Wan Park Jan 05, 2012 07:30AM GMT

I second that, but with PDF Expert. I highlight / insert notes on PDF Expert, then I email the annotation. Then I copy all of my annotation, and put them in "Notes" section in Mendeley. This is all done on iPad.

The problem that I'm having is that the annotation that I put in from iPad doesn't get synced to the web, and therefore the desktop Mendeley.

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