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Does Firefox Quantum 63.0 support or can browser incorporate a usable Zotero extension for PubMed search results?

Information that may help: MacBook (2015), OS X Mojave 10.14, Firefox Quantum 63.0, LibreOffice 6.1.2.1. The situation: Switching to FireFox Quantum v. 63.0 from Safari v… (read more)

Information that may help:

MacBook (2015), OS X Mojave 10.14, Firefox Quantum 63.0, LibreOffice 6.1.2.1.

The situation:

Switching to FireFox Quantum v. 63.0 from Safari v. 12 because FireFox application is said to be (from multiple forum discussions) better able to integrate and successfully employ a Zotero citation management utility extension.

However, after FireFox download completed, but application not yet installed, user looked for Zotero Firefox extension (plug-in), finding relevant information at only one Mozilla site:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/zotero-bib-autoexport/

The Mozilla info screen for "Zotero Autoexporting" displayed "Not compatible with FireFox Quantum".

I have either asked the wrong question about or looked in the wrong place for a functional extension of the Zotero utility and its use with Firefox Quantum and LibreOffice, or FireFox Quantum does not support a usable LibreOffice Zotero extension or connector (I do not know the difference between these two).

Having downloaded FireFox Quantum following many, many attempts to configure these named applications / to download the correct application versions / to correctly configure the applications / to troubleshoot incorporating PubMed bibliographic citations using Zotero into LibreOffice 6.1.2.1 documents, to finally read that the Zotero extension is "Not compatible with FireFox Quantum" is massively frustrating.

Here is what I want to do:

Use the browser Firefox Quantum. Install into FireFox Quantum an auto-downloading Zotero extension. Perform PubMed searches. Use Pubmed resources to save searches in a format Zotero can import. Use Zotero to import and manipulate PubMed-Zotero compatible search results. Incorporate search results from Zotero into LibreOffice Writer documents.

Is this too much to ask?

Thank you for advice and instructions.

Jim Martin

Asked by Jim Martin 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago