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Posted 2 months ago
New Features For details on the major changes in calibre between 2.0 and 3.0, see https://calibre-ebook.com/new-in/twelve A completely re-written Content server with support for reading books in-browser on your phone/tablet. Also works in offline ... [More] mode. Support for high resolution (Retina screens) A new splash screen to celebrate the release of calibre 3 Minor tweaking of the main user interface to emphasize the core features Bug Fixes Kobo driver: Fix for detection of some devices, with SD card not working on macOS Tag browser: Fix preservation of state when recounting and the visible categories have changed. CHM Input: Handle CHM files that have missing or empty root files. Fix Page flips options box in viewer preferences bot being laid out properly Fix initial down arrow in search box jumping two places Fix editing the authors via the book list not respecting the tweak to control author name splitting E-book viewer: Fix external links not working in the footnote popup panel Fix a regression that broke command line completion in bash [Less]
Posted 3 months ago
New Features Book details panel: Allow right click to search the internet for the current book Book details panel: Allow right clicking on an author name to search the internet for works by that author Book details panel: Clicking an author name ... [More] now searches Goodreads by default instead of Wikipedia. Can be changed in Preferences->Interface->Look & feel->Book details Kobo driver: Add support for the Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2 Bug Fixes PDF output: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke conversion to PDF for some files DOCX output: Fix lengths specified in percentage of page size not being converted correctly DOCX output: Fix some hyperlinks not working in word because the bookmark name is longer than forty characters DOCX output: Prevent images from being larger than the page size Comic input: Fix the number of colors control not allowing values less than 8 Kobo driver: Fix main memory and Card A being swapped on some systems Kobo driver: Fix the ignore collections option being accidentally case-insensitive Preferences->Toolbars: Show an error message when the user tries to remove either the Preferences or Location Manager buttons instead of just silently adding them back version 2.85.1 contains a fix for a regression that cause the Open with action to go missing from the right click menu of the Book details panel [Less]
Posted 3 months ago
New Features Book details panel: Allow right click to search the internet for the current book Book details panel: Allow right clicking on an author name to search the internet for works by that author Book details panel: Clicking an author name ... [More] now searches Goodreads by default instead of Wikipedia. Can be changed in Preferences->Look & feel->Book details Kobo driver: Add support for the Kobo Auro H2O Edition 2 Bug Fixes PDF Output: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke conversion to PDF for some files. DOCX Output: Fix lengths specified in percentage of page size not being converted correctly. DOCX Output: Fix some hyperlinks not working in word because the bookmark name is longer than forty characters. DOCX Output: Prevent images from being larger than the page size. Comic Input: Fix the number of colors control not allowing values less than 8 Kobo driver: Fix main memory and Card A being swapped on some systems Kobo driver: Fix the ignore collections option being accidentally case-insensitive Preferences->Toolbars: Show an error message when the user tries to remove either the Preferences or Location Manager buttons instead of just silently adding them back. version 2.85.1 contains a fix for a regression that cause the Open with action to go missing from the right click menu of the Book details panel [Less]
Posted 3 months ago
New Features Kindle driver: Also delete book thumbnails from the system directory when deleting books. Conversion: Use the same regular expression engine as is used by the Edit Book tool. The new engine has much better support for Unicode ... [More] characters/character classes. Edit Book: Add keyboard shortcuts to jump to opening and closing tags (Ctrl+{ and Ctrl+}) Add API to pre-process image data in recipes easily fetch-ebook-metadata: add option to use only a single metadata plugin Bug Fixes E-book viewer: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke printing from inside the viewer. DOCX Output: When the input document contains paragraphs inside a block with a background color preserve the background color in the resulting paragraphs in the DOCX document. DOCX Output: Fix links to empty inline tags not working. DOCX Input: Fix links that point to anchors placed in empty paragraphs not working. PDF Output: Do not crash when unable to find page for link destination, instead use previous page. Edit Book: Fix sorting by language in Report->Words not working Edit Book: Fix drag and drop of multiple items in the File Browser causing item order to be reversed. Get Books: Update Baen store plugin for website changes Linux: When adding books from directories ignore files that have undecodable names. AZW3: Preserve the primary-writing-mode EXTH header field when round-tripping AZW3 files. Should fix editing/conversion of RTL AZW3 files causing page turning to become left-to-right on the Kindle AZW3 Output: Set the primary-writing-mode EXTH header when the input document has page-progression-direction set to RTL as this is apparently required on newer Kindle firmware for right-to-left page turning Fix a misbehaving wireless device connection can cause calibre to hang when opening the Connect/Share menu. [Less]
Posted 3 months ago
New Features Kindle driver: Also delete book thumbnails from the system directory when deleting books Conversion: Use the same regular expression engine as is used by the Edit book tool. The new engine has much better support for Unicode ... [More] characters/character classes Edit book: Add keyboard shortcuts to jump to opening and closing tags (Ctrl+{ and Ctrl+}) Add API to pre-process image data in recipes easily fetch-ebook-metadata.exe: add option to use only a single metadata plugin Bug Fixes E-book viewer: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke printing from inside the viewer DOCX output: When the input document contains paragraphs inside a block with a background color preserve the background color in the resulting paragraphs in the DOCX document DOCX output: Fix links to empty inline tags not working DOCX input: Fix links that point to anchors placed in empty paragraphs not working PDF output: Do not crash when unable to find page for link destination, instead use previous page Edit book: Fix sorting by language in Report->Words not working Edit book: Fix drag and drop of multiple items in the File Browser causing item order to be reversed Get books: Update Baen store plugin for website changes Linux: When adding books from directories ignore files that have undecodable names AZW3: Preserve the primary-writing-mode EXTH header field when round-tripping AZW3 files. Should fix editing/conversion of RTL AZW3 files causing page turning to become left-to-right on the Kindle AZW3 output: Set the primary-writing-mode EXTH header when the input document has page-progression-direction set to RTL as this is apparently required on newer Kindle firmware for right-to-left page turning Fix a misbehaving wireless device connection can cause calibre to hang when opening the Connect/share menu [Less]
Posted 4 months ago
New Features PDF output: Default to generating PDFs with a page size of letter instead of taking the page size from the output profile PDF/DOCX output: Add separate, PDF/DOCX specific, page margin settings that override the common settings Table of ... [More] Contents tool: Add an undo button Metadata jacket: Show custom rating columns using stars Metadata jacket: Change formatting of series to match that used by the book details panel. Also allow access to the raw series name and number when customizing the jacket template calibredb check_library: Vacuum database when running the check Check Book: Add a check for empty identifier elements Bug Fixes Edit book/Book polishing: When adding a cover to an EPUB 3.0 file set the SVG property if a SVG cover wrapper is used Refresh the book list when a User category is added/edited EPUB metadata: Fix deleting ISBN from EPUB file could result in an EPUB file without a package identifier if the ISBN was used as the package identifier Amazon metadata download: Fix title and author names being bold in the downloaded comments when using bing to get Amazon metadata PDF output: Fix a regression that broke PDF output for documents containing mathematics E-book viewer: Fix a regression that broke the "Clear recently read books" action in the viewer [Less]
Posted 4 months ago
New Features PDF Output: Default to generating PDFs with a page size of letter instead of taking the page size from the output profile. PDF/DOCX Output: Add separate, pdf/docx specific, page margin settings that override the common settings. Table ... [More] of Contents tool: Add an undo button Metadata jacket: Show custom rating columns using stars Metadata jacket: Change formatting of series to match that used by the book details panel. Also allow access to the raw series name and number when customizing the jacket template. calibredb check_library: Vacuum database when running the check Check Book: Add a check for empty identifier elements Bug Fixes Edit book/Book polishing: When adding a cover to an EPUB 3.0 file set the svg property if a SVG cover wrapper is used Refresh the book list when a User Category is added/edited. EPUB metadata: Fix deleting ISBN from EPUB file could result in an EPUB file without a package identifier if the ISBN was used as the package identifier. Amazon metadata download: Fix title and author names being bold in the downloaded comments when using bing to get amazon metadata. PDF Output: Fix a regression that broke PDF Output for documents containing mathematics. E-book viewer: Fix a regression that broke the "Clear recently read books" action in the viewer [Less]
Posted 5 months ago
New Features Edit book: Saved searches: Add keyboard shortcut (Alt+Up/Down Arrow) to move selected searches Bug Fixes Fix a typo in the previous release that caused dynamically updated metadata source plugins to stop working Catalog generation: ... [More] Ignore tags with commas in them when generating genres News download: Do not use Microsoft user agents as more and more websites are serving JPEG XR images to these browsers Amazon metadata download: Fix spurious results when searching for books that are not present on Amazon using a search engine Get books: Fix free samples being detected as independent books when searching OPDS based stores such as Feedbooks Edit book: Saved searches: Preserve selection when using arrows to move multiple items Fix template formatter functions not being reloaded after a check library operation Fix an error during shutdown caused by some library closed plugins [Less]
Posted 5 months ago
New Features Edit Book: Saved Searches: Add keyboard shortcut (Alt+Up/Down Arrow) to move selected searches Bug Fixes Fix a typo in the previous release that caused dynamically updated metadata source plugins to stop working. Catalog generation: ... [More] Ignore tags with commas in them when generating genres News download: Do not use Microsoft user agents as more and more websites are serving JPEG XR images to these browsers Amazon metadata download: Fix spurious results when searching for books that are not present on amazon using a search engine. Get Books: Fix free samples being detected as independent books when searching OPDS based stores such as Feedbooks. Edit Book: Saved Searches: Preserve selection when using arrows to move multiple items Fix template formatter functions not being reloaded after a check library operation Fix an error during shutdown caused by some library closed plugins [Less]
Posted 5 months ago
New Features Amazon metadata download: Allow downloading amazon metadata from multiple sources. You can now configure the Amazon plugin via Preferences->Metadata download to use either the amazon servers, or various search engine caches to get ... [More] the metadata. Should help with the recent CAPTCHA problems when downloading metadata from amazon Kobo driver: Add support for new firmware Edit Book: Spell Check dialog: Always add the original word as one of the spelling corrections, so that small edits to the word can be made easily. Edit Book: Saved searched Dialog: Allow re-arranging the saved searches using drag and drop. Implement auto update of builtin metadata download plugins, just as for recipes and Get Books plugins. Needed as the websites they get data from often change. Edit Book: When inserting full screen images, use the actual image dimensions in the generated SVG code, when available Linux installer: Check that the umask is suitable before running the installer. Should fix breakage on systems where users have changed the user umask but neglected to also alter it for sudo Bulk metadata edit: Remove the control to delete specific formats as it is redundant. This functionality is already present by right clicking the Remove books button Bug Fixes TXT Input: When detecting the encoding of txt files only use the first four kilobytes of text. Fixes excessively slow conversion of very large text files. Get Books: Fix price not being displayed for books from Amazon dues to website changes GetBooks: Update Google Books plugin for website changes E-book viewer: Fix slow startup when recently opened files are on a slow/malfunctioning networked filesystem. Google metadata download: Fix metadata not being found when the title of the book includes a sub-title Improve downloading of covers from the google books metadata source News download: Fix a bug that could cause a crash when downloading an SVG image. Edit book: Fix a regression that caused pasting copied text from programs that generate both HTML and plain text when copying to paste the HTML in preference to the plain text [Less]