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Mendeley: Using the PDF Reader

Guide to Mendeley

Simple Step-By-Step

Mendeley Desktop's PDF reader features:

  1. Highlight text
  2. Select text
  3. Add notes
Viewing a PDF in the Mendeley Desktop:
  1. Find a reference with a PDF icon 
  2. Double click the reference, or click the PDF icon
  3. The PDF will open in a new tab in Mendeley Desktop

Using the PDF Reader

This video explains the features of Mendeley Desktop's PDF Reader including highlighting and adding notes.

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