Sitrep: I’ve manually imported 1500 papers and then imported about 3500 papers in a batch to test (I thought it best not to drop 10,000 papers in a batch for various reasons).
A few issues appear to have arisen:
- It’s hard to tell what is sitting in my Chrome local cache/files vs safely backed up in my Google account. Is there any way to reconcile or check this to ensure that files aren’t lost? “Resync and cleanup” doesn’t appear to be working. If it is, it’s either running in the background and/or very slowly.
- Metadata identification/auto-population is rather patchy. Manually labelling this many papers is exceptionally time-consuming. I am really hoping there might be some improvements due on that front.
- There’s a definite need to be able to bulk update metadata, for example, selecting 500 papers and selecting that they’re “Thesis” sub-option “PhD” as opposed to doing that manually.
- Selecting large numbers of papers using the shift key sometimes causes the selection to go in the opposite direction to what was intended.
Other than that, the search functionality is working well, load times are great, and all else appears to be working as intended (which is pretty damn fabulous - thanks, Paperpile/Community).
Any assistance or input would be sincerely appreciated so far as those issues are concerned.
PS total library size is now ~10,000 papers