Release Notes for Mendeley Desktop

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Mendeley Desktop v1.5-dev1

New Features and Improvements

  • Support for 64bit Word 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.
  • Improved performance of citation and bibliography refresh
  • Experimental: Automatically sync changes from Mendeley Desktop to Mendeley Web. Note that changes are not automatically synced in the Web -> Desktop direction.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a number of issues that could cause Word plugin installation to fail on Windows.
  • Fixed Mendeley extracting nonsense journal names from some PDFs with offline metadata extraction. Only journal names extracted from embedded XMP metadata or online sources will now be used.
  • Fixed Mendeley becoming unresponsive whilst waiting for Word or Outlook to be closed during plugin installation.
  • Mendeley will attempt to politely close Word on Mac before installing the plugin.
  • Fixed a number of issues that could result in Microsoft Word becoming unresponsive, taking longer to start up or crashing with the Word plugin installed.
  • More robust handling of corrupted citation fields in Word documents.


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