Glossary of Icons in Papers

Papers uses different icons throughout the program. This glossary will help you discover Papers more in depth, and how the icons you encounter can help keep your library organized.

General icons

dot_blue.png - Blue dots show up next to unread documents in your library.

dot_blue_half.png - A half blue dot indicates you have opened the document and started reading it, but you may not have finished reading it yet.

icon_warning_round_disabled.png - Papers detected an error, this icon is displayed when your library contains duplicates of the same paper.

inspector_citations.png - Citations

inspector_importing_box.png - Drag and drop your publications into this importing box.

Searching in Papers

icon_imported.png - This icon is displayed next to articles already imported to your library.

Collections

manual_collection.png Manual collections: to include articles or documents into these collections you manually have to drag and drop them into the collection.

smart_collection.png Smart collections include articles and documents based on criteria you set, for example all papers with more than three stars, or all papers containing a specific keyword.

livfe_collection.png Livfe collections are those collections you create to use with Papers Livfe. You can keep these collections private and share them only with the people you invite, or you can make your collection public for all users to see and subscribe to.

Authors

icon_addresscard.png - Address card displayed next to author's names in the authors list view.

icon_company_large.png - This icon is displayed in the authors list next to an institutional author or company name.

author.png - Author icon displayed next to individual authors in the authors list.

Document types

Article

icon_article_large.png Journal Articles / reprint

icon_magazine.png Magazine

icon_newspaper.png Newspaper

icon_conference_large.png Conference proceeding

icon_manuscript.png Manuscript

Book

icon_book_large.png Book /Booklet / eBook / Book Chapter

icon_manuscript.png (New) Manuscript

icon_thesis.png Thesis / Thesis Chapter

Media

icon_artwork_large.png Artwork

icon_painting.png Illustration / Painting

icon_map.png Map

icon_sculpture.png Sculpture

icon_chart_large.png Chart / Diagram

icon_equation_large.png Equation

icon_photo.png Figure / Photo

icon_report.png Table

icon_presentation.png Presentation

icon_poster.png Poster

icon_recording.png Broadcast / Interview

icon_movie.png Film

icon_video_large.png Video

icon_podcast.png Podcast

icon_song.png Song

icon_database.png Database

icon_grant_large.png Grants

icon_invoice.png Invoice

icon_recording.png Recording

icon_media.png Media

icon_movie.png Movie

icon_audio_large.png Audio file

icon_recipe.png Recipe

icon_capitol.png Constitution