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  1. inform the location of file from other project

    Sometimes, I just don't remember which project has the original file corresponding to a link and have to look for it in all projects.

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  2. Permanent link to "recompile from scratch"

    At present the options to "recompile from scratch" and to "open latex log" can be accessed from the top-right corner only after a "compile error" or "warning" pops up. But if I modify my bibliography or make some other important change, I would like to "recompile from scratch" from the get go.

    I would also find a direct link to "open latex log" useful.

    P.S. I'm a new user of overleaf, greatly impressed, keep up the good work!

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  3. Override ctrl+F for Vivaldi browser

    Based on experience, I know that Overleaf will override the hotkey "ctrl+f" for text searching in the editor. However, recently I'm trying to use a new browser "Vivaldi", and it seems like Overleaf doesn't override the hotkey anymore. That means I have to click the "Find" bottom using my mouse. Can you fix this problem?

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  4. Implement better offline handling

    There have been a couple of times when I've been writing a paragraph only to see the "offline, trying to reconnect" dialogue pop up. In these instances, I have lost the last few lines of writing, which, if unnoticed, can be a disaster for a concise, "every word counts" science paper. My work around is to quickly copy the paragraph I'm working on and paste it back once I get re-connected, but this is hardly an ideal sitation. Google Docs seems to have better offline handling - you can keep working, and when you come online the latest version is…

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  5. Drag and drop graphics from computer directly into text

    It would be a great function to add graphics to the text by just dragging them from the own computer to the text and dropping them directly to where they should be in the text. This would add them to the sidebar and add them directly into the text by adding \includegraphics at the right location.

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  6. Provide a developement roadmap

    I see a lot of unfulfilled promises in this forum, things being "worked on" for more than 2 years.

    Can you provide a development roadmap with dated milestones? This would help prospective customers to make an informed decisions as well as manage expectations for current subscribers.

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  7. Having an embedded image editor with simple tools.

    I don't expect something like Gimp or Photoshop, only very simple operations such as resizing, cropping, rotation, etc.

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  8. show image size beside its preview.

    Overleaf support suggested to me that I should resize big images in order to make compilation faster. It would be easier if that information were shown beside each image preview.

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  9. Preview on another tab or window and also allow for forward/backward search.

    It would be nice if I can have the preview on another window or tab, and I can still do forward/backward search.

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  10. to work on performance and speed

    I really like the setup and easy usability of overleaf, but after using it for a while, I will change to an offline editor, simply because I spend too much time waiting for the file to refresh (even on manual, without any graphics or data in the code).

    I tried several locations and internet connections and it is definitely NOT my computer or internet connection.

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  11. Having the option "copy to" or "move to" in file context menus of frame Project.

    When the list of files reach a certain lenghts, moving files by dragging is practically impossible without a scroll wheel mouse.

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  12. Provide functionality to extract \input{} sections from selection

    Would be neat functionality to be able to select a portion of text, right-click or have a keyboard shortcut, and have the text go to a new .tex file which you can name, and be replaced with an \input{} command with the typed name. Analogous to an "extract method" method in IDEs.

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  13. ' replace all/in project ' command

    Following the idea of this post :
    http://support.overleaf.com/forums/137318-feedback/suggestions/2691680-find-and-replace

    i'm suggesting a "replace all" command, and maybe a "replace in project" one

    When I have a variable/ word with a special formatting all along a text, i usually write it initially in a plain version, then replace all its occurences by the correct latex formatting.

    That'd be awesome to have such a feature :D

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  14. Drag and drop files directly into the right sidebar

    This concerns making the "upload files from your computer" functionality much more user-friendly by allowing the users to drag+drop a to-be-uploaded file from their computer directly into the sidebar containing the project structure on the left.

    Thanks for considering,
    Jana

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  15. 7 votes
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  16. should not need to add capitalized word to dictionary when lowercase word is already added

    When you add a word to the dictionary that starts with a capital letter, it is just correct that the lowercase version of the word is marked by the spell-checker, as it can be a proper noun.

    But when you add a lowercase word to the dictionary, then the one starting with a capital letter should be accepted as correct, especially at sentence start. Currently it is not.

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  17. allow upload (git push) of specific, additional file names/extensions

    I generally edit and build LaTeX papers on my own machine, but I have collaborators who prefer Overleaf. Fortunately, Overleaf's git support lets us work together harmoniously. Unfortunately, Overleaf rejects my attempts to "git push" changes that create files with certain specific names: "SConstruct", ".chktexrc", and ".dir-locals.el".

    Each of these files is quite useful to me when managing and building papers locally. While I don't expect Overleaf to support or *do* anything special with these files, it should at least *allow* them to be included in a project tree.

    Would you please add these three to your white list? It…

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  18. ability to completely remove a project

    Currently projects that are moved to trash cannot be completely deleted, they just stay there for 30 more days before being automatically removed. Would be nice to add a button to manually (completely) delete a project.

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  19. support vimrc to remember vim settings

    In the global settings or project settings, add a section where user can type some vim settings like a vimrc file, so that key bindings and other settings can be remembered. For example, I like to :map j gj and :map k gk, but currently opening a session will replace these.

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  20. Shortcut for inserting $.

    Like ctrl+b,ctrl+i, please provide a shortcut which puts a two $ characters on both of the selected text. This is helpful because this one of the most used commands in latex.

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