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Release Notes for Mendeley Desktop v0.9.4

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New Features:

  • Option to manually or automatically import documents from Zotero.
  • Automatic library backups and easier restoration of backups.
  • Added support for multi-word institutional author names such as groups or organisations.
  • Improved LaTeX integration. Add option to automatically create and update a set of Bibtex files from your library and added 'Copy LaTeX Citation' menu entry to copy '\cite{BibtexKey}' text to clipboard.

Improvements to Existing Features:

  • Improved performance and reduced memory usage when syncing large amounts of data from and to Mendeley Web.
  • Quicker startup after importing a large number of PDF documents.
  • Make several additional actions in the Document Details tab undo-able: "Search by Title", "Details are Correct", and edits with multiple documents selected.
  • Added more citation styles, as well as an interface to search for styles.
  • Added separate per-collection options to control whether files are uploaded to and downloaded from Mendeley Web.
  • Added a safe-guard against older versions of Mendeley Desktop being used with a more recent database.
  • Added a cache for speeding up the opening of PDFs within Mendeley Desktop.
  • Identified and fixed a number of issues related to scrolling PDFs.
  • Improved the stability when rotating a PDF, and viewing attached highlights or annotations.
  • Switching to fullscreen mode should now take you to the most recently viewed page in the PDF, instead of the first page.
  • Include the URL of a reference when using the Word/OpenOffice plugins to cite a webpage.
  • Enable manually marking a document as needing review.
  • Better handling of linebreaks when copying text from the PDF viewer into the abstract field.
  • Windows: Allow non-administrator users to install the Word plugin.
  • Reduce the time taken to check for availability of Neo/OpenOffice on Mac.
  • Display a warning when entering a citation key manually which is already in use.
  • Support for searching for keywords in specific fields using 'fieldname:keyword' syntax has been extended to all plain text fields.
  • Show progress information whilst exporting documents.
  • Introduced sanity checking to ensure that any sync that would delete large amounts of documents are intended.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed various crashes and other glitches in the PDF viewer.
  • Fixed various bugs in the file organiser which could cause file copying/renaming to fail or lose link between file and Mendeley document.
  • Remove documents from collection instead of moving them to trash when Delete key is pressed.
  • Windows: Fixed an issue with the Word plugin reporting "Combobox not found".
  • Fix freeze when downloading large numbers of documents from Mendeley Web.
  • Fixed a crash that could occur during the sync process.
  • Fixed problem where fields that had been cleared in Document Details tab were not synced correctly with Mendeley Web.
  • Fixed crash when viewing some copy protected / DRMed PDFs.
  • Fixed DOI or ArXiv ID lookups failing in some cases with valid identifiers.
  • Added support for inserting citations as superscript, or subscript, where appropriate with the Word and OpenOffice plugin.
  • Fixed import of multiple URLs and non-numeric pages fields from RIS files.
  • Fixed export of line breaks in notes and abstract field to Bibtex format.
  • Correctly handle adding notes to multiple documents simultaneously.
  • Gracefully detect the version of OpenOffice available and handle plugin installation accordingly.
  • Fixed a number of issues with file renaming and the File Organizer.
  • Highlighting of search keywords in results did not work if search query was quoted or ended with a trailing space.
  • Fixed order of URLs in URLs field not being kept when closing and restarting program.
  • Some fields (Cast, Producers) were never saved to local database.
  • Fixed a character encoding bug when syncing collections.
  • Older (PowerPC-based) Macs: Fix a bug with the PDF viewer, so PDFs are now displayed in the correct colors.
  • Older (PowerPC-based) Macs: Fixed a bug that prevented exporting files to BibTex.

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Stable Releases

  1. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.8
  2. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.7
  3. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.6
  4. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.4
  5. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.3
  6. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.2
  7. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.1
  8. Mendeley Desktop v1.17
  9. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.3
  10. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.2
  11. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.1
  12. Mendeley Desktop v1.16
  13. Mendeley Desktop v1.15.3
  14. Mendeley Desktop v1.15.2
  15. Mendeley Desktop v1.15.1
  16. Mendeley Desktop v1.15
  17. Mendeley Desktop v1.14
  18. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.8
  19. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.7
  20. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.6
  21. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.5
  22. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.4
  23. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.3
  24. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.2
  25. Mendeley Desktop v1.13
  26. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.1
  27. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.4
  28. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.3
  29. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.2
  30. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.1
  31. Mendeley Desktop v1.12
  32. Mendeley Desktop v1.11
  33. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.3
  34. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.2
  35. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.1
  36. Mendeley Desktop v1.10
  37. Mendeley Desktop v1.9.2
  38. Mendeley Desktop v1.9.1
  39. Mendeley Desktop v1.9
  40. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.5
  41. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.4
  42. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.3
  43. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.2
  44. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.1
  45. Mendeley Desktop v1.8
  46. Mendeley Desktop v1.7.1
  47. Mendeley Desktop v1.7
  48. Mendeley Desktop v1.6
  49. Mendeley Desktop v1.5.2
  50. Mendeley Desktop v1.5.1
  51. Mendeley Desktop v1.5
  52. Mendeley Desktop v1.3.2
  53. Mendeley Desktop v1.3.1
  54. Mendeley Desktop v1.3
  55. Mendeley Desktop v1.1.3
  56. Mendeley Desktop v1.1.2
  57. Mendeley Desktop v1.1.1
  58. Mendeley Desktop v1.1
  59. Mendeley Desktop v1.0.1
  60. Mendeley Desktop v1.0
  61. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.9.2
  62. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.9
  63. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8.2
  64. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8.1
  65. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8
  66. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.7.1
  67. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.7
  68. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6.3
  69. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6.2
  70. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6.1
  71. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6
  72. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.5.2
  73. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.5.1
  74. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.5
  75. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.4.1
  76. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.4
  77. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.2.1
  78. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.1
  79. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.0
  80. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.5
  81. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.4
  82. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.3
  83. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.2
  84. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.1
  85. Mendeley Desktop v0.6
  86. Mendeley Desktop v0.5.9
  87. 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