Release Notes for Mendeley Desktop

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Mendeley Desktop v1.17.12-dev1

This release improves stability and error handling.

All Platforms

  • Fixes crash on startup if the local database wasn't consistent
  • Fixes problems with "Restore backup" functionality
  • Fixes syncing problems for the error "Missing required field: Text"
  • "Welcome to Mendeley" onboarding page content improvement
  • Word plugin: notifies users if a citation cannot be inserted (in formulas, illustrations, etc.)

Mac OS

  • Fixes error that caused Mendeley Desktop to not load properly (stayed in the "Splash Screen")
  • Word Plugin: fixes "Insert Citation" if Microsoft Word is in full screen (it exits full screen)
  • Mendeley Desktop is now compatible with version 16 of Word (Office 365)


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