Copy DOI to clipboard

I would like to copy a list of DOIs from a set of records to the clipboard for quick import into Zotero. I can find the corresponding AppleScript commands for authors, name, etc. but how would this look like for DOI?

Did you store the DOI as custom metadata or do you want to retrieve it from the document’s content? In the second case see digital object identifier property.

That was fast :slight_smile:

What helped was to get inspired by the Download Bibliographic Data script you provide.

For anyone who is interested this is what I came up with:

on performSmartRule(theRecords)
	tell application id "DNtp"
		set theList to ""
		repeat with theRecord in theRecords
			set theMetaData to custom meta data of theRecord
			set theList to (theList & ", " & (mddoi of theMetaData))
		end repeat
		set the clipboard to theList
	end tell
end performSmartRule

With a simple CMD+V into the “Add Entry through Identifier” in Zotero, all entries from the selected records are imported.
In my case, a Smart Rule checks the existence of a DOI, one might want to add a clever if when using standalone

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Can you post a screen capture of how this is done in Zotero for any passers-by using it? Thanks!

Of course

Click on the button marked by the arrow, paste the clipboard content from the script, hit enter

Thanks! :slight_smile: