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Version history for Calibre (Portable)

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Changes for v2.44 - v2.45

  • New Features
  • Cover browser: Allow customizing the text that appears under the covers with a template in Preferences->Look & Feel->Cover browser
  • When sending books without a cover to the device, generate a cover with book metadata instead of using the blank book icon
  • Preferenes->Add your own columns: Show more information about existing columns
  • Bug Fixes
  • PDF Output: Handle input documents with fonts that do not have either postscript or full name information.
  • Closes tickets: 1518678
  • DOCX Input: Handle numbering styles that use non-decimal number formats and custom templates.
  • Closes tickets: 1519962
  • Allow restoring of corrupted library to work even if the metadata.db file is missing from the library folder
  • Closes tickets: 1519855
  • Bulk metadata dialog: Fix renaming a custom series via search and replace causing the series index to be reset to 1.
  • Closes tickets: 1519599
  • Bulk metadata dialog: Fix search and replace not working for text like custom columns if the column contains only a single value.
  • Closes tickets: 1516890
  • Content server: Fix next and previous links not working in the mobile view when using a search query that includes url unsafe characters.
  • Closes tickets: 1519606
  • Update Amazon metadata download plugin to handle website change that was preventing any metadata from being downloaded
  • Edit Book: Fix error when trying to add words to user dictionary for a book with a language that has no dictionary available.
  • Closes tickets: 1517928
  • Tag browser: Fix various bugs in how grouped search terms are displayed. Also fix counts and average rating for items in user categories
  • When using copy to library also create missing composite columns in the destination library.
  • Closes tickets: 1516880
  • Improved news sources
  • The Guardian and The Observer

Changes for v2.43 - v2.44

  • New Features
  • Allow setting the cover for a book from one of the book's formats by right clicking on the format in the Book details panel.
  • Closes tickets: 1515411
  • Allow drag and drop of all file types onto the book details panel and the format list in the edit metadata dialog.
  • Closes tickets: 1515407
  • Edit Book: When inserting an image into the current document, add a button to paste the image from the clipboard
  • Edit Book: Change the suggested prefix for bulk renaming of files depending on the type of files being renamed.
  • Closes tickets: 1514468
  • On Linux, use the system tray icon from the system theme, if available
  • Bug Fixes
  • Fix for error when connecting to some Android phones/tablets that have an SD card on OS X and Linux
  • Linux build: Fix problem with pointing hand mouse cursor not using the system theme on some Linux systems
  • Fix the device view state not being saved when a connected device is ejected/disconnected
  • Edit Book: Fix saving fails if the original file is deleted during editing session
  • Closes tickets: 1513849
  • E-book viewer: When doing a search do not match text in comments, attributes and inappropriate tags, such as