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Autogenerate BibTeX citekey

The old Papers3 app used to auto-generate citekeys for use with BibTeX. Unfortunately this feature seems to have been removed from the ReadCube Papers app. While one can manually specify the citation keys, it would be great if this was automatically handled.

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Agree this is essential. Not all of my collaborators use ReadCube

Hey everyone! This has been implemented. The BibTex file lives where your PDFs do at the root folder. If your items don't have a citekey we will put the DOI as the citekey. You can add a citekey manually to any reference and the files will automatically be updated: