Release Notes for Mendeley Desktop

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Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev3

This update fixes bugs in the Mac Word plugin, search and the citation styles dialog.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed installation of Mac Word plugin on systems where Word's Startup folder differs from the US English default.
  • Fixed installation of Mac Word plugin where admin rights are required.
  • Added a Help button in Word plugin error messages.
  • The 'Install MS Word Plugin' option is now always shown in the Tools menu, regardless of whether Word is installed or not.
  • Selecting an existing citation to edit it no longer requires the whole citation to be selected in Mac Word 2008.
  • Fixed filter box failing to find any matches for authors, tags etc. that contain parentheses.
  • Fixed searches for hyphenated terms in specific fields returning no results.
  • Fixed journal abbreviations file not being used if any entry in the file contained quotes.
  • (Windows) Fixed an issue where Mendeley Desktop failed to connect to Mendeley Web on Windows XP systems with Internet Explorer 6.
  • Fixed citation editor not inserting citations properly if multiple citations in a group had the same authors and year.
  • Fixed citation style drop-down not displaying correct style after refreshing documents in Mac Word 2011.
  • Fixed changes to page number / prefix / suffix author fields not being saved when editing an existing citation, unless the field was deselected prior to accepting the changes.
  • (Mac) Fixed a problem where the citation style dialog could get stuck behind the main Mendeley Desktop window.
  • Fixed a problem where Mendeley could repeatedly offer to import the same citations into Mendeley Desktop when refreshing a document which was originally authored by a different Mendeley user.
  • Fixed crash when downloading the same citation style twice in the citation style dialog.


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