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Can't install Mendeley plugin

asked 2017-01-07 01:04:13 +0100

ivan-z gravatar image

Hi everyone,

Could anyone help me with the stupid problem: I can't install the plugin cause I don't have the option "Install LibreOffice plugin" in my Mendeley Desktop. According to this instruction ( I should see the option "Install LibreOffice Plugin", but I have only the three: Invite Colleagues, Install Web Importer, Check for duplicates... and no more. Seems, my Mendeley don't know that I have LibreOffice on my laptop. How to let them know about each other? I'm not sure, but on the basis of overall stability of LibreOffice I think that the problem connected to the software. Seems, Mendeley works well.. Both the software is up to date: Mendeley Desktop 1.17.6 LibreOffice Vanilla Version: macOS Sierra 10.12.2

Please, send me in proper direction (not to hell, please :-) with my attempts to fix the problem.

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answered 2019-08-03 20:41:20 +0100

Daiana gravatar image

I had this problem 'cause I used the Linux Mint App manager to install Mendeley. Once I downloaded it directly from Mendeley website and installed through the Terminal, it worked properly.

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answered 2017-04-02 13:03:10 +0100

SamAus gravatar image

problem solved as below: - open LibreOffice Writer - Choose Tools\Extension Manager\Add - Browse to: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mendeley Desktop\openOfficePlugin - Choose the plugin in the browsing folder and open Hope it helps

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Thanks! this solved it for me!

cam gravatar imagecam ( 2017-10-20 12:29:32 +0100 )edit

I tried this solution and it did not work. I still only have the MS Word plugin appearing under the web importer. Any clues?

Xabier gravatar imageXabier ( 2017-11-21 18:59:31 +0100 )edit

Worked for me as well - thanks

DarioM gravatar imageDarioM ( 2018-02-05 10:16:16 +0100 )edit

Thanks, it worked for me. LibreOffice (x64), Mendeley Desktop 1.17.13.

Maduar gravatar imageMaduar ( 2018-03-01 19:43:44 +0100 )edit

Hi Xavier. I had the same problem like yours. I have been solved using the solution given by SamAus: open LibreOffice Writer - Choose Tools\Extension Manager\Add - Browse to: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mendeley

I iadded the Mendeley extensions, and despite still only appearing in the Mendeley the MS Word plugin appearing, in the Libre Office I could insert references. Dont worry if does not appear LibreOffice in the Mendeley. The citation runs anyway....

Rosa Maria gravatar imageRosa Maria ( 2018-04-11 12:24:21 +0100 )edit

answered 2017-01-07 23:06:01 +0100

ivan-z gravatar image

well, I solved the problem by installing MS Office. There was no any problem with Mendeley plugin installation once MS Word been installed.

Thank's! )

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