Release Notes for Mendeley Desktop

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Mendeley Desktop v1.7-dev4

This update improves the first-use experience for new users and includes fixes for the new Mac Word plugin and citation style editor integration.

The online citation style editor has also been updated to fix a number of issues. See the style editor guide for information on using the style editor.

New Features

  • Improved first-use experience for new users. New users will be given the opportunity to add popular papers from their discipline from the Mendeley catalog to Mendeley Desktop after logging in for the first time.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a 404 error when editing certain citation style via right-click -> Edit Style in the citation style browser.
  • (Mac) Fixed Word crash when refreshing citations in a document that contained no Mendeley citations.
  • (Mac) Fixed citations not being inserted or updated when the citation editor was open for longer than 60 seconds before being accepted.
  • Show a clearer message if the Mendeley Word Plugin is unable to connect to Mendeley Desktop.
  • Fixed searches containing a mix of field-specified terms (eg. "author:") and keywords only found in the full text of the PDF returning no results.


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