Release Notes for Mendeley Desktop

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Mendeley Desktop v1.16.3


  • Word 2016 for Mac 64 bit is now supported.
  • Added a button in the toolbar for accessing your profile.
  • Better display on High DPI screens.
  • Mendeley Desktop now includes "Harvard - Cite Them Right" citation style. You should prefer it over "havard1".

Word Plugin Bug Fixes.

  • Using the Word Plugin with the Track Changes feature on is now possible.
  • Support for baseline citations.
  • Fixed a freeze of the plugin on Word 2016 for Mac.
  • Word for Mac 2016: fixed an error showing "Compile error in hidden module".
  • Word for Mac 2016: fixed an error showing "Invalid procedure call".
  • Exporting as compatible with LibreOffice will keep your current document working with Mendeley Word Plugin.

Other Bug Fixes

  • Dragging a file from the finder will import the file on Mac.
  • Fixed a bug that would cause some folders to be automatically deleted.
  • Notes will now always display the user profile pictures.
  • Changed the icon displayed when dragging documents. The drag / drop operation is now much faster.
  • Fixed a bug that might crash the application when cancelling a sync.
  • Fixed a bug that would crash Mendeley Desktop when uninstalling a citation style.
  • Open with Mendeley Desktop will import your PDFs.
  • Better support for languages in PDF exports.


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