57
I Use This!
Activity Not Available

News

Analyzed about 1 month ago. based on code collected about 1 month ago.
Posted 13 days 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 about 1 month 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 about 2 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]
Posted about 2 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 built-in 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]
Posted 2 months ago
New Features Add support for sideloading of KFX files created with the third-party KFX calibre plugin Edit book: Allow drag and drop of image files, stylesheets and html files into the editor to insert the appropriate and tags and add the files ... [More] to the book automatically. Kobo driver: Add support for updated firmware Edit Book: Spell Check: If there are no suggestions fill the suggested word box with the original word. Viewer: add a shortcut (Ctrl+F11) to show/hide toolbars. Bug Fixes PDF Output: Fix courier font not being rendered when converting on windows. E-mail delivery: Add a Message-ID header when sending emails. Reduces probability of mails sent from calibre being marked as spam Save to disk: Fix path shortening being applied to entire save template even when saving to singe directory. Get Books: Update the Virualo and Publi store plugins for website changes Viewer: Fix regression that caused slow opening of some books with missing font/css/image files Viewer: Pressing Ctrl+F in fullscreen mode should show the controls. Edit book: Do not allow creating multiple new files whose names differ only by case. Viewer: Use heuristics to try to detect comics encoded as fixed layout EPUBs to ensure they are displayed as intended. [Less]
Posted 3 months ago
New Features Windows: Make recently opened books show up in the jump lists for the standalone viewer and editor programs OS X/Linux: Show an informational popup message when an Android device is plugged in that needs the user to tap Allow for the ... [More] connection to work. Conversion: Log options that are different from the defaults separately, for easy reference Bug Fixes Conversion: Fix regression that broke conversion of some epub files when using the 'Remove first image' option. Get Books: Update Kobo plugin for website changes Windows MTP driver: Fix error when enumerating device storage not being reported during debug device detection Tag Browser: When dragging and dropping a book onto a series increment the series number. Fix crash when generating covers with Qt 5.8 on linux Fix Get Books result list and jobs list not being populated on Qt 5.8 Fix importing rules in the coloring/icon rules dialog not enabling the apply button [Less]
Posted 3 months ago
New Features Windows: Make recently opened books show up in the jump lists for the standalone viewer and editor programs OS X/Linux: Show an informational popup message when an Android device is plugged in that needs the user to tap Allow for the ... [More] connection to work. Conversion: Log options that are different from the defaults separately, for easy reference Bug Fixes 2.79.1 fixes a regression in 2.79.0 that broke the file open dialogs on windows vista Conversion: Fix regression that broke conversion of some epub files when using the 'Remove first image' option. Get Books: Update Kobo plugin for website changes Windows MTP driver: Fix error when enumerating device storage not being reported during debug device detection Tag Browser: When dragging and dropping a book onto a series increment the series number. Fix crash when generating covers with Qt 5.8 on linux Fix Get Books result list and jobs list not being populated on Qt 5.8 Fix importing rules in the coloring/icon rules dialog not enabling the apply button [Less]
Posted 3 months ago
New Features View button: Add an action to the right click menu that always opens the book with the calibre viewer, regardless of the preferences Kobo driver: Update to support the newest firmware from Kobo E-book viewer: Allow opening a specific ... [More] item from the Table of Contents via the --open-at command line parameter. Amazon metadata download: Add support for downloading from amazon.ca Bug Fixes Edit Book: Do not condense CSS rules when saving AZW3 files regardless of the value of Preferences->Common Options->Look & Feel->Expand CSS EPUB Output: Fix a duplicate id created in rare circumstances when splitting on page breaks. DOCX Input: Fix error when converting documents that have images pointing to web resources. E-book viewer: Fix a regression that caused an increase in load times when loading the individual HTML files inside an EPUB book. Fix setting a similar books search to use the formats field in Preferences->Searching resulting in an error. Kobo driver: Fix incorrect cover size being uploaded to the Glo HD E-book viewer: Fix 'View Image' right click menu action not available for svg files included via tags. HTML Input: Remove the # character from input filenames, for maximum compatibility. Edit Book: Fix spell check treating the unicode hyphen (U+2010) differently from the normal hyphen (U+002d). [Less]
Posted 3 months ago
Bug Fixes Conversion: Fix changing the cover image not updating references to the old cover image inside SVG wrappers. E-book viewer: Fix a regression that caused clicking links in the footnote popup window to stop working Edit Book: Fix importing ... [More] DOCX file as new book not setting the version attribute in the OPF Kindle driver: Fix some newer KFX books not being recognized on e-ink kindles, because of a change in how metadata is stored in the KFX format DOCX Output: Fix missing tag causing conversion to fail. Edit Book: Fix group references causing errors when used in replace string in the normal mode search and replace Edit Book: Fix Check Book reporting a spurious mime/type mismatch error after replacing a file with a file having a different mime type. Amazon metadata download: Fix detection of series not working for some books due to changes in the amazon website Fix Nook HD+ not being detected on windows Edit Book: Ensure keyboard focus stays with Files Browser when renaming files. [Less]
Posted 4 months ago
Bug Fixes E-book viewer: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke the viewer on systems where the temporary directory is a symlink (common on OSX). EPUB Input: Fix EPUB2 files that specify a cover image via a tag but not in the PDF ... [More] Output: Fix conversion failure when input document contains first page with no renderable content. Editor: Fix incorrect handling of some regular expressions in the Search tool. OS X: Fix dynamically generated context menus, such as the sort by menu not working. Fix a crash when running with assertions turned on in Qt. Edit Book: Reports tool: Fix an error when right clicking on items in the Links view. [Less]