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Changes for v2.30.0 - v2.31

  • New Features
  • E-book viewer: Make the search engine used for searching for selected text configurable (in the Miscellaneous section of the viewer preferences)
  • Bug Fixes
  • E-book viewer: Fix dragging to select text with the mouse causing the page to slide sideways in paged mode, if the mouse leaves the text area.
  • Closes tickets: 1464862
  • E-book viewer: Fix transitioning between full screen mode and normal mode sometimes causing current position to not be preserved.
  • Closes tickets: 1466082
  • AZW3 Input: Ignore incorrect text encoding (incorrectly encoded bytes are now replaced by placeholders) instead of erroring out.
  • Closes tickets: 1465769
  • Get Books: Update Legimi and CDP store plugins for website changes
  • Fix Cybook Nolimbook not being detected in linux and OS X.
  • Closes tickets: 1464382
  • DOCX Output: Fix internal hyperlinks being ignored when they point to a HTML file whose element has an id.
  • Closes tickets: 1464086
  • Edit Book: Fix groups in replace template being interpreted backwards when search direction is up
  • Searching: When search as you type is active, do not change automatically change focus to the book list when searching, unless the user presses Enter.
  • Closes tickets: 1463042
  • Font subsetting: Fix subsetting removing some needed ligatures when subsetting some Arabic fonts
  • Prevent errors when testing email sending even if stderr on the host machine is broken
  • New news sources
  • Various Ukranian news sources by rpalyvoda
  • Improved news sources
  • Baltimore Sun
  • El Mercurio Chile
  • Sydney Morning Herald



Changes for v2.29.0 - v2.30.0

  • New Features
  • An option to auto-convert a book on adding even if it is already in the output format (Preferences->Adding Books).
  • Closes tickets: 1460477
  • E-book viewer: If there are entries in the Table of Contents that are long enough to be truncated, display the full text in a popup menu when the mouse hovers over the item.
  • Closes tickets: 1460093
  • News download: Add support for turning off SSL certificate verification in individual recipes
  • Kobo driver: Support for upcoming firmware version 3.16
  • Closes tickets: 1461964
  • Bug Fixes
  • DOCX Output: Fix aspect ratio of images being distorted when the input document specifies image width but not height or vice-versa.
  • Closes tickets: 1455502
  • DOCX Output: Fix extra page breaks being inserted in some situations.
  • Closes tickets: 1455502
  • LIT Input: Fix smarten punctuation not working for text (as opposed to HTML) based LIT files.
  • Closes tickets: 1460998
  • EPUB metadata: Fix extraction of cover image from EPUB 3 files that do not use EPUB 2 backward compatible markup and that have incorrect cover page markup as well.
  • Closes tickets: 1461321
  • Book details panel: On windows use only \ as a path separator when copying file paths
  • Edit Book: Fix Saved searches panel not working well with very long search/replace expressions
  • OS X: Fix changing preferences causing 'Email to selected recipients...' appearing multiple times in the Connect/Share menu.



Changes for v2.28.0 - v2.29.0

  • New Features
  • Allow opening the full Tag Editor dialog directly from the book list by holding down the Shift key while starting an edit of a tag-like field. For example, click on the tags field for a book and press Shift-F2
  • Tag Browser: Allow undoing the deletion of items in the Manage categories window
  • calibredb add: Allow setting arbitrary identifiers, not just ISBN.
  • Closes tickets: 1458620
  • Add a 'Retry' button to the news download failed error message.
  • Closes tickets: 1458076
  • Bug Fixes
  • DOCX Output: Detect the common idiom of placing centered images as inline images inside a containing centered block and render the resulting image as a floating centered image in the DOCX file.
  • Closes tickets: 1455502
  • DOCX Output: Fix incorrect handling of bold/italic in paragraphs where the majority of text is either bold or italic instead of normal
  • Table of Contents editor: Fix save/load of settings in the XPath wizard not working across restarts
  • Get Books: Update the Kobo Store plugin for website changes
  • Improved news sources
  • Popular Science
  • General Knowledge Today
  • Scientific American
  • Wired Magazine



Changes for v2.27.0 - v2.28.0

  • New Features
  • Conversion of all ebook formats to Microsoft Word (DOCX) files
  • Supports conversion of text styles, images, lists, tables, embedded fonts, etc. Produces DOCX files compatible with Microsoft Word 2007 or newer. Note that this code is very new, so there will likely still be kinks that will be worked out in the coming weeks.
  • Add keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl+Right, Ctrl+Left) to switch between virtual library tabs.
  • Closes tickets: 1453497
  • When sending email using GMX pause for five minutes between books, to prevent GMX from blocking the account. The delay can be configured via Preferences->Tweaks
  • Bug Fixes
  • Open With: Fix application icons in XDG_DATA_HOME on linux not being found and fix unhandled error when choosing non-executable files as applications.
  • AZW3 Output: Remove duplicate anchors to workaround some Kindle renderers using the last occurrence of an anchor as the target instead of the first.
  • Closes tickets: 1454199
  • Fix language definition on body tag being ignored during conversion
  • Edit book: When importing multiple files into the book, import them in the order sorted by their filenames instead of in random order
  • E-book viewer: Fix print to pdf not working on some windows systems with non-ascii usernames and non-utf-8 system locales. Also make the print to pdf dialog a little easier to use.
  • Edit Book: Fix TOC editor window not remembering its last used size
  • Improved news sources
  • Field and Stream
  • Linux Magazine
  • Brand Eins
  • Courrier International
  • Wired Magazine
  • The Onion



Changes for v2.26.0 - v2.27.0

  • New Features
  • Edit metadata dialog: Add a clear button for the publisher.
  • Closes tickets: 1449105
  • DOCX Input: Add option to not insert page breaks between endnotes.
  • Closes tickets: 1448433
  • calibredb list: Allow outputting the book languages as well.
  • Closes tickets: 1445853
  • Italian translation of Quick Start Guide
  • Embed metadata: When embedding metadata fails for some books, add an option to show the failed books in the book list
  • Closes tickets: 1449076
  • Animate the main toolbar when a device is connected/disconnected, to indicate that the contents of the toolbar have changed
  • Bug Fixes
  • E-book viewer: When printing, print to a PDF file instead of directly to the printer. This fixes printing not working on some systems.
  • Closes tickets: 1448330
  • AZW3 Input: Handle kindlegen produced azw3 files that do not use normal HTML anchors for linking.
  • Fix too many open files errors that could occur in a few places on OS X
  • Do not allow user to hide all columns in book list via the context menu, as restoring them becomes difficult



Changes for v2.25.0 - v2.26.0

  • New Features
  • Driver for the soon to be released Kobo Glo HD
  • Bug Fixes
  • Do not use a separate process to draw the splash screen. This might fix the issue of calibre randomly freezing on startup on a few windows systems
  • MOBI Ouput: Fix :first-letter applied to elements containing a comment causing conversion to fail
  • Properly display names of libraries containing the ampersand character.
  • Closes tickets: 1447188
  • When sorting filenames in comics treat the file extension as a secondary sort key. Fixes xyz.jpg sorting before xyz_1.jpg
  • Fix a regression in 2.25 that broke the search & replace wizard in the conversion dialog when converting a book with multiple formats
  • Content server: Fix errors when library contains enough virtual libraries to cause grouping.
  • Closes tickets: 1446282
  • Manage tags dialog: Fix setting a tag to empty causes an unhandled error.
  • Closes tickets: 1446318
  • E-book viewer: Fix a regression that caused the viewer to occasionally skip the last page in a chapter when displaying more than one pages per screen and scrolling by screen
  • Edit Book: Fix open OPF file not being refreshed when deleting items from the file browser.
  • Closes tickets: 1445634
  • New news sources
  • Discover Magazine Monthly by Michael Marotta
  • Improved news sources
  • WirtschaftsWoche Online
  • Wired
  • CNN



Changes for v2.24.0 - v2.25.0

  • New Features
  • Edit Book: Make embedding fonts using the manage fonts dialog easier. You can now double click on a font family to see what faces for that family area available on your computer and install new fonts directly from the dialog.
  • Book Details panel: Allow deleting tags/series/publisher/etc. by right clicking on the link in the book details panel.
  • Closes tickets: 1442925
  • E-book viewer: Allow expanding/collapsing all items in the Table of Contents view by right clicking
  • When using the View specific format action add an 'Open With' button to choose a specific program to view the specified format
  • Fetch News: Add API to allow recipe writers to easily resolve internal links to point to the downloaded versions of articles
  • DOCX Input: Add support for DOCX files created by Word 2013 in 'Strict' mode
  • When getting cover from comic files, use smart filename sorting to find the first filename, recognizing numbers inside the filenames.
  • Bug Fixes
  • E-book viewer: When displaying multiple pages per screen fix whole screen scrolling so that it works as expected even at the end of the file, when their might be fewer pages left than would fill the screen.
  • DOCX Input: Automatically resize large images used as bullets in lists, to compensate for the fact that HTML renderers do not do this.
  • Book list: Prevent yes/no columns from making the minimum row height too large.
  • Template language: Fix raw_field() function returning incorrect values for lists
  • Edit book: Fix book locale changing when OPF edited if OPF contains a country code in addition to a language code
  • Edit Book: Fix escaped HTML tags in the comments metadata being reported as mis-spelled words.
  • Closes tickets: 1441925
  • Edit Book: Fix regression that caused copying of non-breaking spaces to not work when using the keyboard shortcuts
  • Open With: Fix open with not working for programs from the Microsoft Office suite
  • New news sources
  • MIT Technology Review Magazine by Michael Marotta
  • The Codeless Code by April King
  • Improved news sources
  • Die Zeit
  • NZZ Webpaper
  • Arcamax



Changes for v2.23.0 - v2.24.0

  • New Features
  • E-book viewer: Add an option to not save the bookmarks inside EPUB files, under the Miscellaneous section of the viewer preferences
  • Manage User Categories: Allow restricting the visible items to only those present in the current Virtual Library (if any)
  • Book details panel: Allow copying full path to ebook files by right clicking on the format link.
  • Closes tickets: 1437756
  • Bug Fixes
  • Edit Book: Fix GIF format images being corrupted when using the builtin image editor to make changes to them.
  • Closes tickets: 1440398
  • Edit Book: When dragging and dropping files to re-order them in the file browser, fix the final order being dependent on the order the files were selected in.
  • Closes tickets: 1440598
  • Conversion: Fix error when converting a document that contains an invalid function based CSS selector without parentheses.
  • Closes tickets: 1440278
  • Edit Book: Fix regression that caused pressing Alt+X to type unicode characters to not work
  • Device view: Preserve position in list of books when deleting books from the device view
  • Make the context menu for the book details popup window work the same way as for the book details panel
  • Get Books: Update amazon store plugin for website changes
  • PDF Metadata: When choosing between reading metadata from the Info dict and the XMP block, consider both the MetadataData and the ModifyDate in the XMP block, since there exist PDF metadata writing tools that update one and not the other.
  • Closes tickets: 1440304
  • Fix a regression that caused ebook viewer to remember the state of the Table of Contents panel when quitting on OS X.
  • Closes tickets: 1440444
  • Prevent Enter key on Manage authors/tags/etc. dialogs from closing the dialog.
  • Closes tickets: 1440146
  • Improved news sources
  • Le Temps
  • United Daily
  • Liberty Times
  • Apple Daily
  • China Times
  • House News
  • Providence Journal
  • Harvard Business Review



Changes for v2.22.0 - v2.23.0

  • New Features
  • Allow adding an empty ebook in various formats to existing book records by right clicking the Add Books button
  • Add ability to create additional empty formats to the 'Add empty book' command
  • News download: Add API to cleanly abort the download of an article during the preprocess stage based on the article's contents.
  • Update the version of Qt bundled with calibre to 5.4.1. This fixes various minor bugs, most notably, improving text rendering on linux.
  • Bug Fixes
  • MOBI Input: Fix links not working in viewer for MOBI files that contain anchors placed on linebreak elements.
  • Closes tickets: 1439450
  • Book details panel: Fix copying Path link by right clicking on it not working.
  • Closes tickets: 1437756
  • Fix a regression that caused importing of a single book from a directory to fail if the directory has no ebook files in it
  • Column Icons: Fix apostrophes in icon filenames causing errors.
  • Closes tickets: 1436690
  • Edit Book: Fix a regression that caused Remove unused CSS to fail on invalid CSS selectors, instead of ignoring them
  • Open With: Fix open with failing to get list of default programs on windows if the registry contains missing ProgIDs.
  • Closes tickets: 1434990
  • Improved news sources
  • Esquire
  • Courrier International
  • CNET
  • Tagesschau



Changes for v2.21.0 - v2.22.0

  • New Features
  • Book List: When editing data in the book list directly, expand the editor widget to use all available width if the data does not fit inside the current column width
  • Edit Book: When re-opening a previously edited book, restore all open files and the cursor position. Can be disabled in Preferences->Main Window
  • Advanced search builder: Allow using days/weeks/months/years when building a date based search with number of days ago.
  • Closes tickets: 1431695
  • Amazon metadata download: Speedup metadata download from amazon.com when an ASIN is specified by trying the product page directly first instead of running a search.
  • Implement updating metadata in DOCX files
  • Bug Fixes
  • ODT Input: Add support for intra-document cross-references.
  • Closes tickets: 1429271
  • PDF Output: Fix incorrect encoding of ASCII control characters and some Chines characters in metadata and Table of Contents strings.
  • Closes tickets: 1433848
  • Amazon metadata download: Work around amazon server problems where it does not return Kindle Editions in search results when not logged in.
  • Closes tickets: 1433125
  • Fix Manage Authors dialog causing current search in the book list to be cleared.
  • Closes tickets: 1432324
  • Conversion: Fix a regression in 2.21 that caused conversion to fail for books with invalid pseudo-class CSS selectors.
  • Closes tickets: 1432267
  • Content server: Fix OPDS categories not showing books for composite column categories if the column contains a colon.
  • Single convert dialog: Only write metadata updates if metadata actually changed. Also show a nicer error message when a file is locked by another process.
  • Open With: Fix error when scanning for default programs on windows for some file types
  • Edit Book: Fix Preview panel sometimes not working when opening multiple html files one after the other very quickly
  • Improved news sources
  • Wired Daily



Changes for v2.20.0 - v2.21.0

  • New Features
  • Allow opening ebook files and covers in external applications by simply right clicking on them in the Book Details panel.
  • Now, you can right click on an ebook format or the cover in the Book Details panel, and open it with any application installed on your computer. calibre will automatically present you with a list of application capable of opening the file. Simply choose one, or if your particular application is not auto-detected, you can browse for it manually.
  • Tag Browser: Make rename and delete for items in the Tag Browser restrict themselves to the current Virtual Library (if any). There is also an additional menu entry you can use to rename and delete across all books while in a Virtual Library.
  • Conversion: Use a new (written from scratch) implementation of CSS Level 3 selectors that fixes various bugs in handling of the more advanced/uncommon CSS selectors such as nth-last-child()
  • Edit Book: Allow restoring of disabled confirmation prompts in preferences and add a confirmation when removing saved searches
  • Edit ToC button: Remember the last used ebook formats
  • Bug Fixes
  • E-book viewer: Fix regression that prevented pasting of text with formatting from the viewer.
  • Closes tickets: 1428018
  • Table of Contents Editor: Fix selecting a location inside a file and then clicking on another file causes the previous location to be used in the new file.
  • Closes tickets: 1428212
  • DOCX Input: Fix incorrect bold font weight being used for heading styles even if the style definition does not specify bold.
  • Closes tickets: 1430831
  • AZW3 Input: Fix a bug that prevented conversion of AZW3 files that contained an empty CSS media block.
  • Closes tickets: 1426220
  • PDF Output: Fix incorrect rendering of text in elements that use font-variant:small-caps and also have children.
  • Closes tickets: 1425094
  • Get Books: Update Amazon Europe, Empik and CDP store plugins
  • PDF Output: Fix incorrect conversion of source document that specify dir='rtl' on the root element.
  • Closes tickets: 1429292
  • PDF Output: Ignore unparseable links instead of aborting the conversion on them.
  • Closes tickets: 1429282
  • Fix reading metadata from filenames tester not working for dates before 1900.
  • Closes tickets: 1424607
  • Linux binary install: Fix SSL CA certificates not being detected on Fedora based distributions
  • Books list: Fix column alignment incorrectly propagating when changing libraries
  • FB2 Input: Do not put a border around images
  • Fixes for various incompatibilities with (Py)Qt 5.4.1 which is used by some calibre distro packages on linux
  • Fix error when running calibredb backup_metadata on a library that contains book records with no path information
  • Edit Book: Fix extra search being hidden when removing a saved search
  • Fix a regression in 2.20 that prevented some changes to per-library preferences from being saved
  • Linux installer: Do not register application/octet-stream as one of the mimetypes calibre can handle
  • New news sources
  • Pando Daily by Darko Miletic
  • Improved news sources
  • Spektrum der Wissenschaft
  • New Musical Express
  • The Daily Mirror



Changes for v2.19.0 - v2.20.0

  • New Features
  • ODT Input: Add backlinks for footnotes/endnotes and improve their formatting.
  • Closes tickets: 1421056
  • Windows: When running on windows 8 and newer register with default programs so that users can more easily select calibre or its viewer/editor as the default program to launch ebook files.
  • Closes tickets: 1422248
  • Make publishers in the book details panel clickable.
  • Closes tickets: 1419313
  • Edit Book spell check: For mis-spelled words of the form one:two offer one: two as a suggested correction.
  • Closes tickets: 1422133
  • Bug Fixes
  • Fix a regression that caused incorrect results when searching on numeric or date fields with relational operators.
  • Closes tickets: 1423390
  • DOCX Input: Fix regression in 2.19 that broke handling of text with leading or trailing non-breaking spaces/en-spaces/quad-spaces.
  • Closes tickets: 1422844
  • Amazon metadata download: Update plugin for website changes to Amazon Brazil.
  • Closes tickets: 1420629
  • E-book viewer: Fix footnote popup window not displaying entire footnote if footnote contains element with page-break-after set
  • Edit Book: Reports tool: Fix double clicking on an unused image causing an error
  • Tag Browser: Fix incorrect grouping of words starting with graphemes, such as ash.
  • Closes tickets: 1422116
  • Conversion: Ignore incorrectly URL encoded links instead of erroring out on them.
  • Closes tickets: 1421996
  • E-book viewer: Remove soft-hyphens when copying text to clipboard
  • Improved news sources
  • aktualne.cz



Changes for v2.18.0 - v2.19.0

  • New Features
  • Quick view window: Allow the quickview window to be docked into the main calibre window.
  • Closes tickets: 1415714
  • Add empty book: Allow setting the title as well as the author and series for the added empty book records
  • Windows driver for Grammata Papyre 602.
  • Closes tickets: 1418207
  • Edit Book: Add an option to turn off auto-completion of closing tags
  • Allow adding a description for custom columns.
  • Closes tickets: 1417219
  • Book Details panel: Allow any identifier of the form url+number to become a clickable link. For example: url1:http://example.com
  • Bug Fixes
  • Conversion: Convert entities that reference non-BMP unicode codepoints on Windows and OS X correctly. Linux was not affected by this bug.
  • Closes tickets: 1417327
  • Edit Book: Do not autocomplete the closing tag wen typing the / key inside an existing tag.
  • Closes tickets: 1417700
  • Fix Booken Lev e-book reader not being detected in OS X and Linux.
  • Closes tickets: 1417325
  • DOCX Input: Change handling of sequences of space characters to more closely follow Microsoft Word.
  • Edit Book: Fix Table of Contents editor not remembering its saved state across calibre sessions
  • Edit book: Disallow drag and drop of documents onto the preview panel to workaround crashing bug in Qt.
  • Closes tickets: 1416752
  • E-book viewer: Fix current page not being preserved when opening and then immediately closing the footnote window.
  • Closes tickets: 1416526
  • PDF Output: Fix incorrect encoding for some chinese characters in the PDF Outline (Table of Contents)
  • Closes tickets: 1416222
  • Improved news sources
  • FAZ.net
  • Indian Express
  • CNN



Changes for v2.17.0 - v2.18.0

  • New Features
  • Edit Book: Add 'Style Classes' and 'Links' report pages to the Reports tool
  • Tag browser: Allow expanding all children of a node by right clicking and choosing 'Expand All'
  • Closes tickets: 1414315
  • Preferences: Re-arrange the controls to avoid needing to move the mouse from the top to the bottom of the dialog when closing the dialog after making some changes
  • Bug Fixes
  • Save to Disk: Fix a bug where when multiple books are being saved to disk, if the save to disk template results in identical filenames, the filenames were not being properly disambiguated.
  • Preferences: Use a dialog instead of a main window to workaround Qt's poor handling of full screen mode on OS X Yosemite.
  • Closes tickets: 1414497
  • Improved news sources
  • Al Jazeera in English



Changes for v2.16.0 - v2.17.0

  • New Features
  • Edit Book: A new reports tool that shows a summary of files, images, words, characters and styles used in the book.
  • The reports tool is a great way to get an overview of the different parts of your book. Every line in the report is hot-linked, double clicking it jumps to the places in the book where that item is used.
  • Edit Book: Allow adding the 'Manage Snippets' action to the toolbar, for easy access
  • Bug Fixes
  • Update Ozon.ru metadata download plugin for website changes.
  • Closes tickets: 1407265
  • E-book viewer: Fix regression in 'flow' mode that caused horizontal scrollbar to be rendered as vertical.
  • Closes tickets: 1409916
  • Fix a regression that prevented adding of books from sub-folders if the folder contained only an OPF file and no actual ebook files.
  • Closes tickets: 1411240
  • New news sources
  • TheAtlantic.com by ebrandon
  • The Conversation by Krittika Goyal
  • Apple Daily (TW) by Yulun Shih
  • Improved news sources
  • Salon.com
  • The Onion
  • Haaretz
  • Jot Down
  • Le Monde Diplomatique
  • tyzden
  • The AJC



Changes for v2.15.0 - v2.16.0

  • New Features
  • Edit Book: Add support for snippets -- small pieces of text that are often re-used.
  • You can now create your own snippets and insert them into the text with only a few keystrokes. The snippets include support for placeholders that you can jump between. See http://manual.calibre-ebook.com/snippets.html for details.
  • Bug Fixes
  • Edit Book: When importing files and the book has an orphaned entry in the manifest for that file, but the file itself is not present, rename the file instead of erroring out.
  • Closes tickets: 1407860
  • Book Details panel: Fix author links with URL schemes other than http or file preventing context menu from working.
  • Closes tickets: 1408174
  • PDF Output: Make the minimum height for headers and footers scale with the base font size
  • Fix a typo that prevented the Cybook Muse from being detected on some computers.
  • Closes tickets: 1407435
  • Fix regression in 2.15 that broke calibre on OS X 10.7 and 10.8
  • Closes tickets: 1407102
  • New news sources
  • Ajans Firat and Edebiyat Haber by asalet_r
  • Improved news sources
  • Various updated Turkish news sources
  • tyzden
  • Sueddeutsche Zeitung



Changes for v2.14.0 - v2.15.0

  • New Features
  • Edit Book: Add auto-completion for links.
  • Now as you type the filename in href or src attributes, a popup with possible completions is displayed. See http://manual.calibre-ebook.com/edit.html#auto-complete for details.
  • Edit Book Function mode: Add builtin functions to change case of text, ignoring HTML tags in the matched text
  • Edit Book - Check Book: Allow auto-fixing of file not in spine errors
  • Driver for Papyre 624 ml
  • Closes tickets: 1405901
  • Conversion: Convert images encoded as data URIs in the input document into normal images, as some ebook reader software cannot handle data URIs.
  • Closes tickets: 1405803
  • Bug Fixes
  • AZW3 Input: Handle AZW3 files that contain Amazon specific CSS media queries.
  • Closes tickets: 1406708
  • Fix regression that broke the markdown-calibre command
  • Edit Book - Show what changed: Fix scrollbar sometimes not visible if the differences contain a few, very long lines. Also fix the line numbers being partially obscured on some systems (depending on the font used).
  • Closes tickets: 1406056
  • Edit Book: Fix a regression that caused the Home key to not move to the start of the line on lines containing un-indented tags
  • Get Books: Update the Amazon (US) plugin for website changes.
  • Closes tickets: 1406040
  • MOBI Input: Fix incorrect conversion of MOBI files that wrap their content inside anchor tags.
  • Closes tickets: 1405858



Changes for v2.13.0 - v2.14.0

  • New Features
  • Metadata review dialog: Automatically insert series number when selecting a series from the completion dropdown. Also if the user does not specify a series number, use 1 as the default, instead of not setting the series.
  • Closes tickets: 1404692
  • Bug Fixes
  • Fix regression that broke error reporting for save to disk for books that contain no formats.
  • Closes tickets: 1405674
  • Metadata download: Fix metadata download not working for titles that contain a apostrophes in languages other than English.
  • Closes tickets: 1403677
  • Fix deleting a book from both the library and the device causing the next selected book to be incorrect, when the library is sorted by the On Device column.
  • Closes tickets: 1404629
  • FB2 Output: Fix generation of FB2 sections based on a multi-level Table of Contents in the input document.
  • Closes tickets: 1393514
  • Tolino Shine driver: Fix option to swap main memory and SD card not working on OS X.
  • Closes tickets: 1404793
  • FB2 Input: Workaround for broken FB2 files produced by convertonlinefree.com.
  • Closes tickets: 1404701
  • OS X: Workaround for OS X installs that have incorrect permissions set on their home directories. calibre will now no longer refuse to start on such machines.
  • MOBI Input: Dont crash on corrupted JPG images.
  • Closes tickets: 1404590
  • Fix column icons not displaying for custom comments type columns
  • Closes tickets: 1404234
  • Metadata review dialog: Show a confirmation for the 'Reject all remaining' button.
  • Closes tickets: 1404386
  • New news sources
  • OSEL.cz by spacekpe
  • Courier Mail by Krittika Goyal
  • Improved news sources
  • Nikkei News



Changes for v2.12.0 - v2.13.0

  • New Features
  • Driver for the new CYBOOK MUSE ebook reader
  • Closes tickets: 1398672
  • Edit metadata dialog: Allow editing identifiers in a dedicated window by right clicking on the identifiers edit box.
  • Closes tickets: 1400925
  • Allow generating a cover from metadata by right clicking the cover are in the book details panel also.
  • Closes tickets: 1401972
  • Content server: Server KEPUB files with the extension kepub.epu when connecting to the browser on Kobo devices
  • Kobo driver: Add support for new firmware version 3.12
  • Edit metadata dialog: Add a keyboard shortcut to swap title and author [Alt+Down]
  • Closes tickets: 1397701
  • Bug Fixes
  • Save to disk: Fix a regression that prevented saving of files into the root of a drive on Windows
  • FB2 Input: Add support for FB2 books that incorrectly use the FictionBook 2.1 XML schema.
  • Closes tickets: 1401915
  • Fix command line arguments not being ignored on windows and linux when restarting calibre.
  • Closes tickets: 1401991
  • E-book viewer: Fix sorting of bookmarks by position in book not working on windows and OS X.
  • Closes tickets: 1402152
  • Kobo driver: Fix bookmarks not being deleted from device when deleting books on the device
  • Closes tickets: 1401502
  • Edit book: Fix auto-complete of closing tag not working when typing the closing tag at just before a word (the word would become the closing tag name).
  • calibredb: Fix list --for-machine ignoring custom columns
  • Closes tickets: 1401085
  • Edit book/Book polishing: Fix subsetting of fonts whose @font-face rules use the local() or format() CSS functions not working
  • Edit book: Fix regression that broke typing of XML entities for ampersand, less-than and greater-than
  • Edit Book: Do not change the current selected text when right clicking on a mis-spelled word
  • Improved news sources
  • The Australian
  • The New Yorker
  • The Guardian
  • Ars Technica



Changes for v2.11.0 - v2.12.0

  • New Features
  • Edit Book: Automatically complete the closing tag in HTML/XML files when typing Edit Book: Implement auto-indent, now when pressing the Enter key to start a new line, the new line's indentation is automatically created
  • Driver for the Verso E71b ebook reader
  • Closes tickets: 1395289
  • Redesigned the 'Add a custom news source' dialog to make it easier to use, with a more powerful python editor
  • Make translations of the User Manual available in many different languages (fully or partially translated). Click the 'Change Language' link in the sidebar of the manual to change the language
  • Edit Book: Search & Replace function mode: Add a new function annotation (replace.file_order) to control what order multiple files are processed in, when doing Replace All. See the User Manual for details.
  • Bug Fixes
  • Get Books: Update Woblink store plugin for website changes
  • Book polishing: Ignore zero byte font files in the ebook instead of erroring out on them when subsetting fonts.
  • Closes tickets: 1395694
  • E-book viewer: Tighten heuristic used to detect footnote links. Do not consider a link that is the only content inside a block level tag as an endnote link, even if it is linked back to from its destination.
  • Update the version of libimobiledevice shipped in the Linux and OS X builds to 1.1.7, should help with some connection issues to Apple devices
  • PDF Output: Add support for font-family aliasing in @font-face rules.
  • Closes tickets: 1395176
  • Improved news sources
  • Wall Street Journal
  • New Yorker
  • Le Monde
  • Defense News
  • Digital Journal
  • Cracked.com
  • Boston Globe
  • RealClear Politics
  • EcoGeek
  • The Friday Times



Changes for v2.10.0 - v2.11.0

  • New Features
  • Edit Book: Add a new 'function mode' for the Search and Replace tool
  • The function mode allows you to create python functions that run on the results of Search and Replace. This allows you to do arbitrarily powerful text processing. For example, you can automatically fix the case of text, automatically add section number to headings, and so on. For examples and documentation, see: http://manual.calibre-ebook.com/function_mode.html
  • Bug Fixes
  • DOCX Input: Add support for multilingual documents.
  • Closes tickets: 1394428
  • Edit metadata dialog: Fix date fields being displayed in the UTC timezone instead of the local timezone, causing the day to be off by one in some timezones.
  • Closes tickets: 1393166
  • Conversion/Book polishing: Fix ampersands in title/series/publisher/author not being properly escaped.
  • Closes tickets: 1393230
  • Update the bundled version of libimobiledevice on windows, so that the iOS Reader plugin can connect to iOS 8 devices again
  • Fix a regression in 2.10 that causes Adding books from sub-folders, one book per folder to incorrectly add OPF files present in the sub-folders as an extra format.
  • Closes tickets: 1392864
  • Fix a regression in 2.10 that caused changes in Preferences->Adding books to not work for the next immediate add
  • Fix Ctrl-R while in debug mode not restarting in debug mode properly
  • Fix regression in evaluating composite columns that use other composite columns.
  • Improved news sources
  • Nikkei News



Changes for v2.9.0 - v2.10.0

  • New Features
  • Driver for the PocketBook Lux 2 with latest firmware.
  • Closes tickets: 1390720
  • Review downloaded metadata: Add suggestions for the tags, authors, publishers and series fields. Suggestions will pop-up as you type.
  • Closes tickets: 1390887
  • Add Books: Improve performance when adding large numbers of books at once
  • Add Books: Allow adding books from multiple ZIP/RAR archives, each containing many books, by right clicking on the Add Books and choosing 'Add from Archive'
  • Metadata download: Prioritize results that have the same language as the current calibre user interface language
  • Edit Book: Make the CSS used for styling the generated HTML Table of Contents user customizable via http://manual.calibre-ebook.com/customize.html#overriding-icons-templates-et-cetera
  • Bug Fixes
  • E-book viewer: Fix popup footnotes not working on windows
  • Fix saving of searches that use the backslash to escape special characters not working
  • Closes tickets: 1392052
  • Save to disk: When multiple books end up with the same file name because they have the same metadata, automatically adjust the filename to make it unique.
  • Closes tickets: 863472
  • Fix ebook editor global menu not working on Unity when started from inside calibre
  • Get Books: Update the Amazon European store plugins for website changes
  • Edit Book: Fix handling of XML unsafe characters (like <, > and &) inside
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