file, which contains a list of linked files. Each entry can have an arbitrary number of file links, and each linked file can be opened quickly from JabRef. The fields
doiare used as links to documents on the web in the form of an URL or a DOI identifier respectively. See External Files for an explanation.
file. From within JabRef, however, they appear as an editable list of links accessed from the entry editor along with other BibTeX fields.
bibfile in a way that it does not overwrite the setting of another user. For this, JabRef uses the username of the currently logged in user (
-<loginname>is used as suffix in the
jabref-metafield). So, both
aileencan set a different user-specific file directory.
bibfile, it chooses that directory. If no match is found, it uses the "General file directory" of the bib file. If that is not found, it uses the one configured at Options → Preferences → File → External file links ("Main file directory").
bibfile. It is also possible to achieve this result by setting
.as "General file directory" in the library properties.
a.bib→ Library properties → General file directory →
papers. Assume to have two bib files:
b.biblocated in different directories:
X:\b.bib. When I click on the
+icon in the general Tab of file
a.bib, the popup is opened in the directory
*- Search in all immediate all subdirectories excluding the current and any deeper subdirectories.
**- Search in all subdirectories recursively AND the current directory.
..- The current directory and the parent directory.
[title]- All expressions in square brackets are replace by the corresponding field in the current entry
[extension]- Is replaced by the file-extension of the field you are using.
**/.*[bibtexkey].*\\.[extension]. As you can see this will search in all subdirectories of the extension-based directory (for instance in the PDF directory) for any file that has the correct extension and contains the BibTeX-key somewhere.