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Release Notes for Mendeley Desktop v0.6.3

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New Features

  • PDF file organisation and renaming tool
  • Automatic extraction and retrieval of metadata for ArXiv papers
  • Lookup metadata for documents based on their PubMed ID
  • Invite other researchers who are not Mendeley contacts to join Shared Document Groups from within the program
  • Store and sync paper abstracts
  • Link to your Mendeley profile and online library in Mendeley Desktop

Improvements to Existing Features:

  • Author extraction improvements in the PDF importer - This release lays the groundwork for future metadata extraction improvements
  • Faster startup with large libraries
  • Reduce the number and duration of pauses during synchronisation, especially with large libraries
  • Improved auto-completion of authors
  • Allow deletion of documents in Recently Added and Ungrouped views
  • Display the number of documents in groups next to the group name
  • Warn the user if they accidentally try to add papers to ‘My Publications’ if they do not appear in the author list for that paper
  • Show number of PDFs uploaded/downloaded from Mendeley Web while syncing
  • More informative progress updates during PDF import
  • Import tags from Bibtex, RIS files
  • Export tags to Bibtex files
  • Word plugin installer integrated into Mendeley Desktop (Tools menu)
  • More citation styles for citation view and Word plugin
  • Bibliographies in Word plugin have hanging indents for certain styles
  • Various improvements to citation formatting

Bug Fixes (General)

  • More robust synchronisation - fixed many bugs which could occur whilst syncing
  • Various citation formatting improvements
  • Various Bibtex import fixes - Bibtex files generated by Google Scholar and Web of Science now import correctly
  • Support RefWorks-generated RIS files
  • Prevent pasting rich text into metadata fields which do not support it
  • Use case insensitive sorting in fields list and table view
  • Strip XML tags when exporting notes to Bibtex or RIS
  • Fix ‘Save’ button not being enabled when viewing un-corrected metadata until at least one of the fields had been changed
  • Removed in-line editing in table view as it was accidentally activated too easily
  • Fixed problems entering ISBN, ISSN information
  • Made several error messages less scary
  • Fix current article selection being lost when sorting library
  • Fixed imported documents being added to different groups if the user changed the selection while the import was in progress
  • Fixed searching for exact phrases using quotation marks
  • Stop trying to upload PDF files if account quota is reached
  • Fixed bug causing scary message about UUID clash

Bug Fixes (Windows)

  • Fixed crashes when importing certain PDFs on Windows
  • File auto-renamer could create file names which were too long on Windows

Bug Fixes (Mac)

  • Fixed crash during online metadata retrieval when importing PDFs
  • Now works on OS X systems which have Qt/KDE installed (fix possible crash on startup)

Bug Fixes (Linux)

  • Make Ubuntu package require the Qt 4 SQLite plugin
  • Now compatible with Qt 4.5

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Stable Releases

  1. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.6
  2. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.4
  3. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.3
  4. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.2
  5. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.1
  6. Mendeley Desktop v1.17
  7. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.3
  8. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.2
  9. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.1
  10. Mendeley Desktop v1.16
  11. Mendeley Desktop v1.15.3
  12. Mendeley Desktop v1.15.2
  13. Mendeley Desktop v1.15.1
  14. Mendeley Desktop v1.15
  15. Mendeley Desktop v1.14
  16. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.8
  17. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.7
  18. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.6
  19. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.5
  20. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.4
  21. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.3
  22. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.2
  23. Mendeley Desktop v1.13
  24. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.1
  25. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.4
  26. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.3
  27. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.2
  28. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.1
  29. Mendeley Desktop v1.12
  30. Mendeley Desktop v1.11
  31. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.3
  32. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.2
  33. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.1
  34. Mendeley Desktop v1.10
  35. Mendeley Desktop v1.9.2
  36. Mendeley Desktop v1.9.1
  37. Mendeley Desktop v1.9
  38. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.5
  39. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.4
  40. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.3
  41. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.2
  42. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.1
  43. Mendeley Desktop v1.8
  44. Mendeley Desktop v1.7.1
  45. Mendeley Desktop v1.7
  46. Mendeley Desktop v1.6
  47. Mendeley Desktop v1.5.2
  48. Mendeley Desktop v1.5.1
  49. Mendeley Desktop v1.5
  50. Mendeley Desktop v1.3.2
  51. Mendeley Desktop v1.3.1
  52. Mendeley Desktop v1.3
  53. Mendeley Desktop v1.1.3
  54. Mendeley Desktop v1.1.2
  55. Mendeley Desktop v1.1.1
  56. Mendeley Desktop v1.1
  57. Mendeley Desktop v1.0.1
  58. Mendeley Desktop v1.0
  59. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.9.2
  60. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.9
  61. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8.2
  62. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8.1
  63. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8
  64. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.7.1
  65. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.7
  66. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6.3
  67. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6.2
  68. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6.1
  69. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6
  70. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.5.2
  71. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.5.1
  72. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.5
  73. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.4.1
  74. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.4
  75. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.2.1
  76. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.1
  77. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.0
  78. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.5
  79. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.4
  80. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.3
  81. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.2
  82. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.1
  83. Mendeley Desktop v0.6
  84. Mendeley Desktop v0.5.9
  85. Mendeley Desktop v0.5.8

Development Releases

  1. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.3-dev6
  2. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.3-dev5
  3. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.3-dev1
  4. Mendeley Desktop v1.17-dev5
  5. Mendeley Desktop v1.17-dev2
  6. Mendeley Desktop v1.17-dev1
  7. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.2-dev5
  8. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.2-dev3
  9. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.1-dev2
  10. Mendeley Desktop v1.16-dev4
  11. Mendeley Desktop v1.16-dev2
  12. Mendeley Desktop v1.16-dev1
  13. Mendeley Desktop v1.14.1-dev8
  14. Mendeley Desktop v1.14.1-dev7
  15. Mendeley Desktop v1.14.1-dev5
  16. Mendeley Desktop v1.14.1-dev1
  17. Mendeley Desktop v1.14-dev5
  18. Mendeley Desktop v1.14-dev4
  19. Mendeley Desktop v1.14-dev3
  20. Mendeley Desktop v1.14-dev1
  21. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.5-dev3
  22. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.5-dev1
  23. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.4-dev2
  24. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.4-dev1
  25. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.2-dev1
  26. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev8
  27. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev7
  28. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev6
  29. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev5
  30. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev4
  31. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.4-dev1
  32. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev1
  33. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.3-dev3
  34. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.3-dev1
  35. Mendeley Desktop v1.12-dev8
  36. Mendeley Desktop v1.12-dev4
  37. Mendeley Desktop v1.12-dev2
  38. Mendeley Desktop v1.12-dev1
  39. Mendeley Desktop v1.11-dev9
  40. Mendeley Desktop v1.11-dev7
  41. Mendeley Desktop v1.11-dev6
  42. Mendeley Desktop v1.11-dev3
  43. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.2-dev1
  44. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev6
  45. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev5
  46. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev3
  47. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev2
  48. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev1
  49. Mendeley Desktop v1.9-dev3
  50. Mendeley Desktop v1.9-dev2
  51. Mendeley Desktop v1.9-dev1
  52. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.5-dev1
  53. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.4-dev1
  54. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.3-dev1
  55. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.1-dev1
  56. Mendeley Desktop v1.8-dev2
  57. Mendeley Desktop v1.8-dev1
  58. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev6
  59. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev5
  60. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev4
  61. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev3
  62. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev2
  63. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev1
  64. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev5
  65. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev4
  66. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev3
  67. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev2
  68. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev1
  69. Mendeley Desktop v1.5.2-dev2
  70. Mendeley Desktop v1.5.2-dev1
  71. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev5
  72. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev4
  73. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev3
  74. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev2
  75. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev1
  76. Mendeley Desktop v1.3-dev3
  77. Mendeley Desktop v1.3-dev2
  78. Mendeley Desktop v1.3-dev1
  79. Mendeley Desktop v1.1-dev4
  80. Mendeley Desktop v1.1-dev1
  81. Mendeley Desktop v1.0-dev4
  82. Mendeley Desktop v1.0-dev3
  83. Mendeley Desktop v1.0-dev2
  84. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.9-r34441
  85. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8.2-r33527
  86. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8.2-r33117