Release Notes for Mendeley Desktop

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Mendeley Desktop v1.5

This update adds support for 64bit versions of Office 2010 and fixes many other issues with the Word plugins.

New Features

  • Support for 64bit versions of Office 2010.
  • Improved Undo/Redo of inserting/editing/refreshing Mendeley citations in Word 2010. Actions performed with the Mendeley Cite-o-Matic toolbar can now be undone/redone via Word's Undo menu.
  • On Mac, the OpenOffice plugin has been dropped in favor of support for LibreOffice.


  • The 'urldate' field is now exported for web-page BibTeX entries.
  • The mapping between Mendeley and EndNote document types has been improved.
  • Mendeley will now to continue to upload other files if upload of a single file fails due to exceeding the size limit for a single file.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed several problems with Word plugin installation on Windows.
  • Fixed many crashes related to the Word plugins.
  • Fixed Mendeley extracting junk journal names for certain papers.
  • Fixed several sync crashes.
  • Fixed several occasional crashes during shutdown.
  • Mendeley will now prompt the user to save their work before trying to install or update the Word plugins.
  • Edit -> Copy Citation and 'Send Citation' now copy/send the correct citation when used from a PDF tab.
  • (Linux) Fixed crash on startup under Fedora 16 and Ubuntu 12.04.
  • Fixed a problem when refreshing bibliographies created in Mac Word under Word on Windows.


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