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Release Notes for Mendeley Desktop v1.3

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This release adds a new 'Open in Mendeley' feature alongside a number of performance and stability improvements.

New Features

  • Open in Mendeley - PDF files can now be opened in Mendeley Desktop directly.
    • Right click on a PDF file in your file browser and select 'Open With -> Mendeley Desktop'
    • Mac - Drag and drop PDF files onto the Mendeley Desktop dock icon to open them.
    • Mac - Drag and drop links to PDF files from your web browser onto the Mendeley Desktop dock icon to download and open them in Mendeley.

Improvements

  • Reduced start-up time.
  • Reduced memory usage when importing PDFs.
  • The citation formatting engine has been updated. This fixes a number of issues with citation formatting.
  • Faster file downloads during sync.
  • Added a series of hints which will appear to show new users around Mendeley.

Bug Fixes

  • (Windows) Fixed overflow error when refreshing some large Word documents.
  • (Windows, Linux) Fixed 'incorrectly encoded content' error that some users experienced with Mendeley Desktop 1.1
  • Fixed a bug that could result in associations between documents and folders not being synced correctly when joining an existing group.
  • Increased the timeout when loading web content. This fixes some content in Mendeley Desktop failing to load on slow connections and the groups members list failing to load in some large groups.
  • Fixed a bug where automatically generated citation keys for Bibtex entries were not disambiguated correctly for accented author names.
  • (Mac) Fixed periodic hang on exit under OS X 10.7 (Lion)
  • (Windows) Mendeley no longer prevents PDF files from being deleted or renamed when they are open in the internal PDF viewer.
  • (Linux) Fixed SSL error on Ubuntu 11.10 and Fedora 16 when Qt is not installed system-wide. Fedora 16 users should see this FAQ entry.
  • (Linux, Mac) Fixed an error where Mendeley incorrectly reported that it was already running when started on some systems.
  • (Linux) Fixed startup script failing to run on systems where /usr/bin/python is Python 3.

Feedback and Support

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Stable Releases

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