“Compile error in hidden module” message when using the Mendeley add-in in Word 2016 for Mac 64-bit

Important: This issue is now closed with the fix indicated below. For more information on other recent issues for your application, see Fixes or workarounds for recent Office issues.

Last updated: September 2016


When launching Word 2016 for Mac 64-bit (version 15.25 or later) with the Mendeley add-in enabled, you receive the following error:

"Compile error in hidden module" error message in Word 2016 for Mac

Status: Fixed

Mendeley has released an update to the add-in, Mendeley Desktop v1.16.3, which is now compatible with Word 2016 for Mac 64-bit version. Go to Download Mendeley Desktop for Windows to get the latest version. For more information, please visit Release Notes for Mendeley Desktop v1.16.3.

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See Also

Error message and Add-in Compatibility after upgrading to Office for Mac 64-bit Office

KB 3187505: Office 2016 for Mac 64-bit Upgrade

Office 2016 for Mac upgrade to 64-bit

Mac Office and the Transition to 64-bit

Fixes or workarounds for recent issues in Word for Mac

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