Answered By: Melissa Vetter
Last Updated: Jun 28, 2014     Views: 2952

By default Mendeley saves PDFs in the following directories:


\Users\NAME\AppData\Local\Mendeley Ltd\Desktop\Downloaded\




/home/NAME/.local/share/data/Mendeley Ltd./Mendeley Desktop/Downloaded/

Therefore if you dragged a PDF from your desktop into Mendeley, but then later deleted the copy on the Desktop, a copy will remain within Mendeley and your synchronized account on

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