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Zotero

Speeding up Zotero (found on the Zotero forum:

  • Quit Zotero
  • Open the Zotero database SQLite file using DB Browser for SQLite and chose Compact database. Maybe advisable to make a backup of the original file first, if you don't have that yet.
  • Open Zotero again

Zotero & BibLaTeX – my previous setup was such that automagically generated BibTeX cite keys contained characters which failed compilation with biber. An easy workaround for this is in the Better BibTeX plugin for Zotero is to set the citation key generator pattern to [Auth:clean].[year]. I use Author.YYYY[a-z] as cite keys.