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More robust BibTeX parsing for Zotero and Mendeley #416
It seems that (sometimes) Docear itself is causing the problem, i.e. Docear is parsing a BibTeX file incorrectly and corrupting it.
For an example file, see the email "Docear seems to corrupt Bibtex file from Zotero".
The original file contains, among others, this entry:
The file can be opened with JabRef and Docear4Word. However, when opening it with Docear, Docear a) does not display the file and b) changes the entry to
Here, another example of an entry that works in JabRef and Docear4Word:
And after opening it with Docear:
I assume that the line breaks in the annote field cause the problem (the closing bracket is in the next line). Although, the changes I found do not explain why Docear is not displaying the file at all
changed the title from
More robust BibTeX parsing
More robust BibTeX parsing for Zotero and Mendeley
Nov 13, 2014
A Mendeley user reports the same problem. When Docear opens the file, Docear corrupts it. From originally 3 MB only 800kb remain. To get the BibTeX file, search in our mail archive for "Help with migrating to Docear"
After creating a new project in Docear, and then changing the reference database from the default file to Mendeley's BibTeX, these exceptions occur.