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Release Notes for Mendeley Desktop v0.9.5

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Improvements to Existing Features:

  • Improved concurrent editing of documents by multiple users. Tags and keywords changes are now merged correctly and conflict resolution is improved.
  • Add support for disambiguating citations in Word and OpenOffice.
  • Improve the performance of bibliography generation and citation insertion in Word and OpenOffice.
  • Mendeley Desktop can now import PDF, BibTeX and RIS files which do not have the .pdf, .bib or .ris file extension. Mendeley Desktop will attempt to guess the type of the file in this case.
  • Support for importing .txt files which may contain references in various formats.
  • Support importing of month field from BibTeX where month name is not enclosed in quotes or braces.
  • HTML attachments are now indexed for full text search (note that this will not apply to existing attachments).
  • Show a wizard on first run offering to set up word processor integration.
  • Clearer formatting of dates in the table view.
  • Add support for superscript and subscript formatting of in-line citations.
  • Add a menu item to toggle the visiblity of the right-hand Document Details pane.
  • Support for additional fields and document types in BibTeX import and export.
  • Support for additional document types in RIS import and export.
  • Show different icons in the table view depending on the file type, number of files attached to a document and whether the file is stored locally or downloadable from the web.
  • Automatically enable the 'Citation Key' field in the Document Details pane when BibTeX syncing is enabled.
  • Support for importing file links from EndNote XML files (currently tested with EndNote X2, X3 XML files).
  • Add keyboard shortcuts for moving between tabs, creating folders and toggling the Document Details pane.
  • Clearer messages in the Word and OpenOffice.org plugins.
  • When importing PDFs through the 'Watched Folders' feature, the existing library is searched for duplicates of imported documents.
  • Improved performance of first PDF import after starting Mendeley.
  • (Mac) Mendeley Desktop offered to install the NeoOffice plugin even when NeoOffice was not installed.
  • (Linux) Add a README file to the generic Linux version of Mendeley Desktop.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed various hangs and crashes on exit when background services (such as the file organiser) were enabled.
  • The location of the Zotero database was not auto-detected if Firefox was not using the default profile.
  • Hyperlinks in PDF documents did not work reliably.
  • Fix crash when opening certain invalid PDF documents.
  • Removed non-working support for unchecking sub-folders of a watched folder.
  • Import documents directly into the 'My Publications' collection did not work.
  • Progress of syncing operations is now shown as a percentage instead of number of documents and citations updated.
  • Fix a bug where document addition date/times were stored in local time internally and would be incorrect after a timezone or daylight savings change.
  • The document type combo-box now updates correctly after a DOI/Arxiv/PubMed lookup.
  • Improved syncing performance.
  • 'Copy LaTeX Citation' menu command now generates a citation key for the selected document(s) if necessary.
  • Application interface could hang whilst performing a database upgrade or repair.
  • Search index could go out of date causing documents which should match the search keywords not to be found.
  • Search did not always find all relevant full text matches.
  • Auto-update checks did not work properly in release candidate versions.
  • (Mac) The account password field was cleared when opening the preferences dialog.

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Stable Releases

  1. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.9
  2. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.8
  3. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.7
  4. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.6
  5. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.4
  6. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.3
  7. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.2
  8. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.1
  9. Mendeley Desktop v1.17
  10. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.3
  11. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.2
  12. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.1
  13. Mendeley Desktop v1.16
  14. Mendeley Desktop v1.15.3
  15. Mendeley Desktop v1.15.2
  16. Mendeley Desktop v1.15.1
  17. Mendeley Desktop v1.15
  18. Mendeley Desktop v1.14
  19. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.8
  20. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.7
  21. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.6
  22. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.5
  23. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.4
  24. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.3
  25. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.2
  26. Mendeley Desktop v1.13
  27. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.1
  28. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.4
  29. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.3
  30. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.2
  31. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.1
  32. Mendeley Desktop v1.12
  33. Mendeley Desktop v1.11
  34. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.3
  35. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.2
  36. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.1
  37. Mendeley Desktop v1.10
  38. Mendeley Desktop v1.9.2
  39. Mendeley Desktop v1.9.1
  40. Mendeley Desktop v1.9
  41. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.5
  42. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.4
  43. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.3
  44. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.2
  45. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.1
  46. Mendeley Desktop v1.8
  47. Mendeley Desktop v1.7.1
  48. Mendeley Desktop v1.7
  49. Mendeley Desktop v1.6
  50. Mendeley Desktop v1.5.2
  51. Mendeley Desktop v1.5.1
  52. Mendeley Desktop v1.5
  53. Mendeley Desktop v1.3.2
  54. Mendeley Desktop v1.3.1
  55. Mendeley Desktop v1.3
  56. Mendeley Desktop v1.1.3
  57. Mendeley Desktop v1.1.2
  58. Mendeley Desktop v1.1.1
  59. Mendeley Desktop v1.1
  60. Mendeley Desktop v1.0.1
  61. Mendeley Desktop v1.0
  62. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.9.2
  63. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.9
  64. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8.2
  65. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8.1
  66. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8
  67. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.7.1
  68. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.7
  69. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6.3
  70. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6.2
  71. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6.1
  72. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6
  73. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.5.2
  74. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.5.1
  75. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.5
  76. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.4.1
  77. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.4
  78. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.2.1
  79. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.1
  80. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.0
  81. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.5
  82. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.4
  83. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.3
  84. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.2
  85. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.1
  86. Mendeley Desktop v0.6
  87. Mendeley Desktop v0.5.9
  88. Mendeley Desktop v0.5.8

Development Releases

  1. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.9-dev3
  2. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.9-dev2
  3. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.3-dev6
  4. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.3-dev5
  5. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.3-dev1
  6. Mendeley Desktop v1.17-dev5
  7. Mendeley Desktop v1.17-dev2
  8. Mendeley Desktop v1.17-dev1
  9. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.2-dev5
  10. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.2-dev3
  11. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.1-dev2
  12. Mendeley Desktop v1.16-dev4
  13. Mendeley Desktop v1.16-dev2
  14. Mendeley Desktop v1.16-dev1
  15. Mendeley Desktop v1.14.1-dev8
  16. Mendeley Desktop v1.14.1-dev7
  17. Mendeley Desktop v1.14.1-dev5
  18. Mendeley Desktop v1.14.1-dev1
  19. Mendeley Desktop v1.14-dev5
  20. Mendeley Desktop v1.14-dev4
  21. Mendeley Desktop v1.14-dev3
  22. Mendeley Desktop v1.14-dev1
  23. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.5-dev3
  24. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.5-dev1
  25. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.4-dev2
  26. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.4-dev1
  27. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.2-dev1
  28. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev8
  29. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev7
  30. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev6
  31. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev5
  32. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev4
  33. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.4-dev1
  34. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev1
  35. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.3-dev3
  36. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.3-dev1
  37. Mendeley Desktop v1.12-dev8
  38. Mendeley Desktop v1.12-dev4
  39. Mendeley Desktop v1.12-dev2
  40. Mendeley Desktop v1.12-dev1
  41. Mendeley Desktop v1.11-dev9
  42. Mendeley Desktop v1.11-dev7
  43. Mendeley Desktop v1.11-dev6
  44. Mendeley Desktop v1.11-dev3
  45. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.2-dev1
  46. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev6
  47. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev5
  48. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev3
  49. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev2
  50. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev1
  51. Mendeley Desktop v1.9-dev3
  52. Mendeley Desktop v1.9-dev2
  53. Mendeley Desktop v1.9-dev1
  54. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.5-dev1
  55. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.4-dev1
  56. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.3-dev1
  57. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.1-dev1
  58. Mendeley Desktop v1.8-dev2
  59. Mendeley Desktop v1.8-dev1
  60. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev6
  61. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev5
  62. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev4
  63. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev3
  64. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev2
  65. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev1
  66. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev5
  67. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev4
  68. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev3
  69. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev2
  70. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev1
  71. Mendeley Desktop v1.5.2-dev2
  72. Mendeley Desktop v1.5.2-dev1
  73. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev5
  74. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev4
  75. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev3
  76. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev2
  77. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev1
  78. Mendeley Desktop v1.3-dev3
  79. Mendeley Desktop v1.3-dev2
  80. Mendeley Desktop v1.3-dev1
  81. Mendeley Desktop v1.1-dev4
  82. Mendeley Desktop v1.1-dev1
  83. Mendeley Desktop v1.0-dev4
  84. Mendeley Desktop v1.0-dev3
  85. Mendeley Desktop v1.0-dev2
  86. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.9-r34441
  87. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8.2-r33527
  88. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8.2-r33117