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Release Notes for Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6

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New Features and Improvements:

  • PDF annotations are now synchronized with Mendeley Web. In shared collections multiple users can add notes or highlights to documents.
  • Added an importer for Ovid Reprints/Medlars format files.
  • PDF import will make use of embedded XMP metadata if it is present and appears to be accurate.
  • (Mac) First version of Mac Word plugin. Please note: Currently the Mac Word plugin supports Microsoft Word 2008 for Mac. Word 2004 and earlier are not yet supported.

Improvements to Existing Features:

  • Crash reports sent to server now contain more detailed information.
  • Added keyboard shortcuts for selecting, highlighting and adding notes.
  • Newly imported documents are highlighted after import.
  • The updater will now ask for the administrator password if necessary during update installation on Linux and Mac.
  • Added 'Copy LaTeX Citation' action to documents list right-click menu.
  • Improvements to accuracy of automated author and title extraction from PDFs.
  • Add the ability to drag-and-drop any file type into Mendeley Desktop. If the file type is not supported by one of the importers then a new document is created with the file attached.
  • Smoother scrolling in PDF viewer.
  • 'Search by Title' and DOI lookups will now retain the full names of authors if the lookup comes back with only initials if the initials and the full names agree.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fix crashes when exiting full-screen mode in PDF viewer.
  • Fix red border around PDF content on PowerPC Macs.
  • Fix local library data not being migrated correctly when changing e-mail address in Mendeley Desktop.
  • Added additional verification of backups before restoring to web in the 'Restore Backup' feature.
  • File space usage shown in Preferences dialog did not update after syncing.
  • Incorrect progress messages were shown in the status bar when importing a PDF.
  • Fix problem where starting a 'Search by Title' lookup for one document and then switching to another document before the results came back would apply the changes to the wrong document.
  • Fix crash when performing DOI lookups in 'Add New Document' dialog.
  • The PDF viewer no longer creates temporary copies of opened PDF files on disk.
  • Fixed problem where only the first page of certain multi-page PDFs were shown in the viewer.
  • Fix problem where search in a PDF viewer tab would not find matches on the last page of the PDF.
  • Fix file organiser renaming failing on Windows for documents where the title, authors or publication name contained double quotes.
  • If uploading a file to Mendeley Web fails because the file is too large, the sync now continues uploading other attachments.
  • Fixed a problem which could cause Mendeley Desktop to loop continuously during sync.
  • Fixed PARSEFAILED error when syncing if certain characters appeared in imported documents.
  • Fixed long delay when opening the citation style browser.
  • Fixed long delay when opening the Tools -> Options menu on some systems.
  • Fixed incorrect documents being shown when searching for certain tags.
  • Fixed error about LinkToMendeleyVba.dll not being found on some Windows systems.
  • Fixed various crashes when syncing after removing shared collections on the web.

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Stable Releases

  1. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.10
  2. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.9
  3. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.8
  4. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.7
  5. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.6
  6. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.4
  7. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.3
  8. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.2
  9. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.1
  10. Mendeley Desktop v1.17
  11. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.3
  12. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.2
  13. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.1
  14. Mendeley Desktop v1.16
  15. Mendeley Desktop v1.15.3
  16. Mendeley Desktop v1.15.2
  17. Mendeley Desktop v1.15.1
  18. Mendeley Desktop v1.15
  19. Mendeley Desktop v1.14
  20. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.8
  21. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.7
  22. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.6
  23. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.5
  24. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.4
  25. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.3
  26. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.2
  27. Mendeley Desktop v1.13
  28. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.1
  29. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.4
  30. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.3
  31. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.2
  32. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.1
  33. Mendeley Desktop v1.12
  34. Mendeley Desktop v1.11
  35. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.3
  36. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.2
  37. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.1
  38. Mendeley Desktop v1.10
  39. Mendeley Desktop v1.9.2
  40. Mendeley Desktop v1.9.1
  41. Mendeley Desktop v1.9
  42. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.5
  43. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.4
  44. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.3
  45. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.2
  46. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.1
  47. Mendeley Desktop v1.8
  48. Mendeley Desktop v1.7.1
  49. Mendeley Desktop v1.7
  50. Mendeley Desktop v1.6
  51. Mendeley Desktop v1.5.2
  52. Mendeley Desktop v1.5.1
  53. Mendeley Desktop v1.5
  54. Mendeley Desktop v1.3.2
  55. Mendeley Desktop v1.3.1
  56. Mendeley Desktop v1.3
  57. Mendeley Desktop v1.1.3
  58. Mendeley Desktop v1.1.2
  59. Mendeley Desktop v1.1.1
  60. Mendeley Desktop v1.1
  61. Mendeley Desktop v1.0.1
  62. Mendeley Desktop v1.0
  63. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.9.2
  64. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.9
  65. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8.2
  66. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8.1
  67. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8
  68. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.7.1
  69. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.7
  70. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6.3
  71. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6.2
  72. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6.1
  73. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.6
  74. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.5.2
  75. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.5.1
  76. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.5
  77. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.4.1
  78. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.4
  79. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.2.1
  80. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.1
  81. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.0
  82. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.5
  83. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.4
  84. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.3
  85. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.2
  86. Mendeley Desktop v0.6.1
  87. Mendeley Desktop v0.6
  88. Mendeley Desktop v0.5.9
  89. Mendeley Desktop v0.5.8

Development Releases

  1. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.10-dev3
  2. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.9-dev3
  3. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.9-dev2
  4. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.3-dev6
  5. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.3-dev5
  6. Mendeley Desktop v1.17.3-dev1
  7. Mendeley Desktop v1.17-dev5
  8. Mendeley Desktop v1.17-dev2
  9. Mendeley Desktop v1.17-dev1
  10. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.2-dev5
  11. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.2-dev3
  12. Mendeley Desktop v1.16.1-dev2
  13. Mendeley Desktop v1.16-dev4
  14. Mendeley Desktop v1.16-dev2
  15. Mendeley Desktop v1.16-dev1
  16. Mendeley Desktop v1.14.1-dev8
  17. Mendeley Desktop v1.14.1-dev7
  18. Mendeley Desktop v1.14.1-dev5
  19. Mendeley Desktop v1.14.1-dev1
  20. Mendeley Desktop v1.14-dev5
  21. Mendeley Desktop v1.14-dev4
  22. Mendeley Desktop v1.14-dev3
  23. Mendeley Desktop v1.14-dev1
  24. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.5-dev3
  25. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.5-dev1
  26. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.4-dev2
  27. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.4-dev1
  28. Mendeley Desktop v1.13.2-dev1
  29. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev8
  30. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev7
  31. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev6
  32. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev5
  33. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev4
  34. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.4-dev1
  35. Mendeley Desktop v1.13-dev1
  36. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.3-dev3
  37. Mendeley Desktop v1.12.3-dev1
  38. Mendeley Desktop v1.12-dev8
  39. Mendeley Desktop v1.12-dev4
  40. Mendeley Desktop v1.12-dev2
  41. Mendeley Desktop v1.12-dev1
  42. Mendeley Desktop v1.11-dev9
  43. Mendeley Desktop v1.11-dev7
  44. Mendeley Desktop v1.11-dev6
  45. Mendeley Desktop v1.11-dev3
  46. Mendeley Desktop v1.10.2-dev1
  47. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev6
  48. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev5
  49. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev3
  50. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev2
  51. Mendeley Desktop v1.10-dev1
  52. Mendeley Desktop v1.9-dev3
  53. Mendeley Desktop v1.9-dev2
  54. Mendeley Desktop v1.9-dev1
  55. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.5-dev1
  56. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.4-dev1
  57. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.3-dev1
  58. Mendeley Desktop v1.8.1-dev1
  59. Mendeley Desktop v1.8-dev2
  60. Mendeley Desktop v1.8-dev1
  61. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev6
  62. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev5
  63. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev4
  64. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev3
  65. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev2
  66. Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev1
  67. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev5
  68. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev4
  69. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev3
  70. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev2
  71. Mendeley Desktop v1.6-dev1
  72. Mendeley Desktop v1.5.2-dev2
  73. Mendeley Desktop v1.5.2-dev1
  74. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev5
  75. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev4
  76. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev3
  77. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev2
  78. Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev1
  79. Mendeley Desktop v1.3-dev3
  80. Mendeley Desktop v1.3-dev2
  81. Mendeley Desktop v1.3-dev1
  82. Mendeley Desktop v1.1-dev4
  83. Mendeley Desktop v1.1-dev1
  84. Mendeley Desktop v1.0-dev4
  85. Mendeley Desktop v1.0-dev3
  86. Mendeley Desktop v1.0-dev2
  87. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.9-r34441
  88. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8.2-r33527
  89. Mendeley Desktop v0.9.8.2-r33117