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Calibre 3.15.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Browser viewer: Allow customizing what information is displayed in the header and footer areas. Access Preferences from the viewer controls to change.
- Add support for MTP devices on FreeBSD
- ToC editor: Add more case changing operations to the right click menu
- Content server: Redirect pre 2.x book URLs to new 3.x URLs via a JavaScript redirect
- Content server: Allow opening entries in the book list in a new tab via middle click/right click
- Add a tweak in Preferences->Tweaks to exclude some fields when using the Edit metadata->Copy/paste actions
- Linux: Allow using calibre-tray.png in the calibre resources folder to override the system tray icon

Bug fixes:
- Browser viewer: Fix goto next/previous section actions not working when the sections are in different individual HTML files
- Edit book/Book polishing: When compressing images and the compressed image is larger thant he original, use the original image
- PDF input: Fix conversion of multi-level PDF Outline causing duplicate entries in the Table of Contents
- Edit book: Fix incorrect EPUB 3 declarations being added to the OPF file when adding covers to an EPUB 2 book
- Edit book: Fix backspace key un-indenting instead of deleting even when text is selected if the cursor is at the start of the line
- Tag browser: Fix position not bing preserved when deleting books
- Edit Book: Use the cache directory rather than the temp directory to store working files. Hopefully prevents temp file cleaners from destroying books
- EPUB input: Handle books that erroneously set the mimetype for font files to text/plain
- AZW3 input: Do not fail to process files with invalid internal flow references
- When updating plugins, do not show the dialog asking which toolbar to put the plugin, even if the user has removed the plugin for all toolbars
- Content server: Fix using the Clear logs button preventing the server from restarting until calibre itself is restarted

Improved news sources:
- LA Times
- Popular Science
- Nikkei News

Calibre 3.14.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- User manual: A new quick reference primer for regular expression syntax https://manual.calibre-ebook.com/regexp_quick_reference.html
- Content server: Allow viewing the book metadata while reading a book. In the viewer controls, tap Goto and then Metadata to see the metadata
- Kobo driver: Add support for new firmware
- Bulk metadata edit: Allow choosing the algorithm used for changing the case of titles
- Get books: The koobe.pl store plugin has now become the Swiat Ebookow store plugin
- Allow Copy/paste of book metadata from the main book list. Right click the Edit metadata button to access these actions
- Allow disabling the confirmation popup when opening the containing folder of many books at once

Bug fixes:
- Nook driver: Fix books sent via calibre not appearing under My Files on the Glowlight 3 Plus
- Get Books: Update Mills & Boon, publio, empik, legimi, woblink and beam-ebooks.de plugins for website changes
- Book polishing: Do not scan book for font usage when subsetting if no embedded fonts are available
- Content server: Open links in the comments section from the book details page in new windows
- Choose English as the User interface language when a locale related environment variable is set to the C locale
- Linux installer: A nicer error message if the user tries to run the installer on an ARM machine
    
New news sources:
- El Cohete a la luna by Darko Miletic

Improved news sources:
- Boston Globe
- The Times
- Economist

Calibre 3.13.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Driver for the new Bq Cervantes 4
- Edit book: Auto-generate links to existing stylesheets when adding a new HTML file.
- Add a button to easily clear server logs in Preferences->Sharing over the net->Show server logs.
- Catalog generation: Store the list of fields to be used in generating CSV/XML catalogs per library.
- Bulk metadata edit: Make the custom series controls similar to the builtin series ones, with the same set of features
- Edit book: Pre-select existing cover image (if any) in add cover dialog
- Make the Manage saved searches dialog a little easier for new users.
- Add a tweak to control behavior of Enter on the book list
- Content server: Fix random book button on book details page multiplying.
- Edit Book: Bulk file rename dialog: Remember last used prefix for renaming files

Bug fixes:
- Tag browser: Fix use of the tweak to control order of items in the Tag browser causing unexpected expansion of items after editing metadata.
- Content server: Improve rendering of tags/categories with long words on small screens.
- Fix first added saved search not appearing in Tag browser until calibre restart.
- When checking added books for duplicates, also check on the language field. So books with the same title/authors but different languages are not considered duplicates.
- Edit Book: Spell check should not fail if there are non-HTML files in the spine
- Conversion: Fix an error when using the embed_all_fonts option with certain books
- Save to disk: Dont error out if the user deletes all formats to be saved.
- Linux binary: Fix calibre not starting on systems where QT_QPA_PLATFORM is set to use wayland

New news sources:
- Various Russian news source by bugmen00t

Improved news sources:
- The Economist
- The Walrun Magazine
- China Daily
- Telepolis

Calibre 3.12.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Driver for the new Nook Glowlight 3
- Allow configuring the metadata fields displayed in the popup book details window. To configure, simply click the 'Configure' link at the bottom of the window.
- Wireless driver: Allow specifying extra file formats (unknown to calibre) to send

Bug fixes:
- Fix a regression that caused clicking the clear button in the main search bar to not unapply the current search until enter is pressed
- Linux: Fix a regression causing calibre to fail to start on systems with no DBUS session bus
- Browser viewer: Fix body font being forced to sans-serif, overriding in book and user stylesheet settings
- Fix sending email failing of the computer's FQDN is set to a single period

Improved news sources:
- New Yorker
- Geopolityka

Calibre 3.11.1 (32-bit)
- Change log not available for this version

Calibre 3.11.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Kindle driver: Add support for the new Kindle Oasis
- Browser viewer: Allow the user to specify a CSS style sheet to control the look and feel of the text
- Edit book spell check: In the list of suggestions show the original word in italics
- Edit Book: When adding a new HTML file, add it after the file being currently edited instead of at the end
- Column coloring: Add a contains rule type
- Book details panel: Allow saving the displayed cover to disk via the right click context menu

Bug fixes:
- Browser viewer: Fix font size and color scheme settings not being respected in the footnote popup
- DOCX Output: Fix comments/XML processing instructions in the middle of text causing text to be skipped.
- Book details panel: Fix metadata field titles not being top aligned
- Linux: Fix long startup delay on systems that do not have a desktop notification service running

Improved news sources:
- Financial Times
- computerworld.pl
- Tulsa World
- Science Daily
- El Mundo

Calibre 3.10.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Browser viewer: Show footnotes in a popup window. Similar to the popup footnote functionality in the calibre viewer
- Content server: Add an option to control the timeout for making AJAX queries to the server

Bug fixes:
- Fix regression that broke Preferences->Conversion->Common options in version 3.9
- Server: Fix adding expressions to the search always using AND instead of respecting the setting to use OR or AND
- Browser viewer: Fix a regression that caused loading more than one book in the same session or using the back/forward browser buttons to require refreshing the browser
- Jobs list: Fix killing of job killing the wrong job if other jobs are completed while waiting for kill confirmation
- DOCX Output: Fix preserve cover aspect ratio option still distorting the aspect ratio slightly

Improved news sources:
- Lomza
- Go Comics
- Various Polish news sources

Calibre 3.9.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Remove the Connect to iTunes function since Apple has removed that functionality from iTunes: Now you have to use one of the wireless connection methods to connect to an iPad/iPhone
- Kobo driver: Support for new firmware
- Allow changing the icons in yes/no columns via column icon rules
- Quickview panel: Add a context menu with a "View" action to the book table
- Make the elapsed time display in the jobs dialog more human friendly

Bug fixes:
- EPUB Input: Fix styles in existing titlepage not being flattened when the titlepage is preserved during conversion
- Fix conversion of grayscale JPEG-XR images not working
- Update the douban metadata download plugin to match changes to the website
- DOCX Output: Fix the preserve cover aspect ratio option not visible

Improved news sources:
- Respekt Magazine
- Associated Press
- Heraldo de Aragon
- El Correo
- El Periodico de Aragon
- A List Apart

Calibre 3.8.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Bulk metadata edit dialog: Add an action to set metadata from e-book files
- Server: Add an option to control the number of books displayed per page in the browser (Preferences->Sharing over the net->Advanced)
- DOCX Output: Add an option to preserve the cover aspect ratio in the output document
- Book details panel: An option to control the layout of the panel in 'Narrow' mode (Preferences->Look & feel->Book details)
- If the --start-in-tray option is specified, create a tray icon even if the configuration option to enable tray icons is off

Bug fixes:
- Possible fix for issue with pinning calibre to taskbar on windows. Note that as an unfortunate side-effect, you will have to unpin and re-pin calibre to the taskbar after updating
- DOCX Output: Fix text immediately after a hidden tag not being included
- Fix a regression that broke fetching of metadata from Douban
- Cover grid: Fix Shift+arrow keys to manipulate selection not working
- Editor snippets: Dont lose the last selected word when the user triggers a non-existent snippet
- Book details popup window: Show the cover size in the bottom right corner if the option to show cover size in the Book details panel is set
- Linux: Fix regression that broke using calibre on some older VNC servers
- Browser viewer: Do not fail if the book contains javascript that has errors
- Linux: Fix file open dialog on older KDE desktops not working correctly
- Update Ozon.ru metadata plugin for website changes
- LIT Input: Fix a buffer overflow caused by malformed LIT files
- Conversion: Expand -epub-writing-mode to -webkit-writing-mode and writing-mode properties for maximum compatibility
- Linux: Fix SONY PRS-650 not being detected

Calibre 3.7.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Allow searching for books in a virtual library using a new 'vl:' prefix
- Server: Show file sizes in the tooltips for the download buttons.
- Server: Reduce the grid view minimum cover thumbnail size from 150px to 105px
- Narrow layout: Fix wasted space to the left of the comments in the Book details panel

Bug fixes:
- Server: Fix downloading files via the list of formats not working when launching calibre from the home screen on iOS
- Browser viewer: Fix controls help overlay not being displayed the first time the viewer is used
- MOBI Output: Fix a regression causing a crash for some input documents that specify text-transform or font-variant CSS properties
- DOCX Input: Fix framed lists being rendered with the frame inside the bullets instead of outside it
- Fix a regression that could cause conversion to crash when using the first-letter CSS pseudo selector and outputting to MOBI or DOCX
- Conversion: Fix remove first image option not working for comic input with the disable comic processing option
- Server: Fix tooltip not working in the cover grid view
- Workaround for Qt bug that prevented using the shift and ctrl keys with the touchscreen
- Fix libraries being sorted alphabetically by full path rather than just library name
- Server: Allow hyphens in user names
- calibredb.exe: Fix misleading error message when connecting to a server with incorrect username or password

New news sources:
- Paris Review and Public Domain Review by fenuks by fenuks
- IDPixel and The Insider by bugmen00t
- Improved news sources:
- Asian review of Books
- Financial Times
- National Post
- Go Comics

Calibre 3.6.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Copy to library: Add an action to show a dialog that allows for easy selection of libraries for copy/move. Useful when there are a large number of libraries to choose from.
- Server: Allow deleting a downloaded book from the "Browse all downloaded books" screen

Bug fixes:
- Hopefully fix an issue with the book list jumping around when using the mouse on some computers
- E-book viewer: Change the default fonts on windows to the Liberation font family. This matches the other platforms and avoids rendering issues with Times New Roman.
- DOCX Output: Convert images placed by themselves inside block tags as block images rather than inline images.
- Fix a typo that broke the download of a few news sources
- ebook-viewer.exe: Fix --continue-reading not working
- Fix non XML safe characters in feed descriptions causing news download to fail.
- Browser viewer: Fix books that contain broken links with unicode characters in their paths not working.
- Quickview: Fix regression in previous release that broke the 'Lock quickview' control

New news sources:
- Various Sardinian news by tzium

Improved news sources:
- Navy Times

Calibre 3.5.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Server: Add a new 'custom' mode for the book list, where you can specify exactly what metadata fields are displayed, via a template (see Preferences->Sharing over the net->Book list template)
- Speed up HTML parsing by an order of magnitude, by switching from html5lib to html5-parser
- Add support for touch screens to the main calibre book list. You can now flick to scroll, tap to select and double-tap to view books
- Server: Add an option to ban IP addresses if there are too many failed login attempts
- calibre-debug: Change the --explode-book action to only create the exploded directory and not rebuild the file. Add a new --implode-book action to rebuild the file, separately.
- Book details panel: Add Manage authors/series/tags/etc. to the menu when right clicking on the item
- Kobo driver: Update for new firmware

Bug fixes:
- PDF Output: Fix a regression in 2.82 that caused conversion of comics to PDF files to have successive images become smaller and smaller in some circumstances
- PDF Output: Fix a regression in 2.83 that caused occasional blank pages at the end of chapters when using headers/footers
- Get books: Update store plugins for ebook.nl and the various amazon websites
- Edit book: Hide editor toolbars if they are empty
- Server: Fix failed login attempts using digest auth not being logged to the main log
- Quickview: for non-text fields, sort on native values instead of text
- Fix hidden search bar state not being restored on calibre restart
- Fix option to not save cover separately when using Save to disk not working
- Server: Fix an error on browsers that do not support blob storage in IndexedDB
- Comic input: Fix a bug in the normalize image filter that caused a crash when converting comics that contain a page with only a single color
- Edit Book: Handle non-normalized unicode characters in file names better

Improved news sources:
- Mediapart
- New Yorker
- Boston Globe
- Private Eye

Calibre 3.4.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Edit book: Allow exporting all selected files to the computer from the 'File browser' by right clicking and choosing 'Export selected files'
- Server: When returning to the search page, remember the last used state of the Tag browser
- Template language: Allow the in_list() functions to return different values depending on what is found
- Add a configurable shortcut to move the focus from Quickview to the book list

Bug fixes:
- Conversion: When inserting the publication year in the metadata jacket, do so in the local time zone, so it matches what is displayed in the main calibre program.
- Server OPDS feeds: Fix incorrect counts in letter categories when there are lowercase names.
- Edit book: Fix 'Show details' button not visible when doing 'Replace all' rather than 'Count all'
- Nook driver: Remove the % character from filenames sent to the Nook.
- Fix calibre startup crash caused by Quickview when the applied virtual library is empty (has no books)

Improved news sources:
- FOX News
- Private Eye

Calibre 3.3.1 (32-bit)
New features:
- Edit book: Allow exporting all selected files to the computer from the 'File browser' by right clicking and choosing 'Export selected files'
- Server: When returning to the search page, remember the last used state of the Tag browser
- Template language: Allow the in_list() functions to return different values depending on what is found
- Add a configurable shortcut to move the focus from Quickview to the book list

Bug fixes:
- Conversion: When inserting the publication year in the metadata jacket, do so in the local time zone, so it matches what is displayed in the main calibre program.
- Server OPDS feeds: Fix incorrect counts in letter categories when there are lowercase names.
- Edit book: Fix 'Show details' button not visible when doing 'Replace all' rather than 'Count all'
- Nook driver: Remove the % character from filenames sent to the Nook.
- Fix calibre startup crash caused by Quickview when the applied virtual library is empty (has no books).

Improved news sources:
- FOX News
- Private Eye

Calibre 3.3.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Quickview panel: Allow opening and closing the panel via the Layout button in the bottom right corner
- Book details panel: Allow right clicking on author names to search for books by the author on Amazon
- Edit book: When doing a Replace/Count all with multiple searches add a 'Show details' button on the result dialog that shows the individual counts for each search
- Comments editor: Add a button to easily insert separators (i.e. tags) when editing comments

Bug fixes:
- Browser viewer: Fix back/forward buttons not working correctly when clicking on links that lead to different internal files in the book
- Server: Fix using 'Show more books' button and then changing list mode setting causing resulting book list to be incomplete
- Server: Fix changing sort/search in the /mobile view only working with the default library
- DOCX Input: Fix alt and title attributes for some images not being preserved
- Amazon metadata download: Change the default source from Bing to Google as the Bing cache seems to be having trouble at the moment
- ISBNDB metadata download: Ignore SSL errors when contacting isbndb.com as they seem to have no intention of fixing their broken SSL certificate
- Conversion: Fix heuristics processing incorrectly removing some tags
- Handle non-ASCII binary strings in the author_name_prefix/suffix tweaks

Improved news sources:
- Politico
- The Times
- The Sunday Times Magazine

Calibre 3.2.1 (32-bit)
- Fix for an issue that broke mouse wheel scrolling in the cover grid view

Calibre 3.2.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Server: Allow logged in users to change their passwords by clicking the user icon in the top right corner of the home screen
- macOS: Add headless support: calibre command-line utilities can now run on macOS machines without a screen

Bug fixes:
- Viewer: Fix incorrect display of pages in paged mode for books that override the box-sizing CSS property on the element
- Server: Fix timeout errors when using SSL (particularly common when running the server on windows)
- Blacklist the iOS Reader applications and Marvin XD plugins as they were preventing calibre from starting up and they have not worked in a long time anyway, since Apple restricted USB access to their iOS devices
- Fix for in-program restart not working on some Windows 10 Home machines
- EPUB3 metadata: Fix handling of elements with multiple roles
- Server: Disallow client initiated SSL renegotiation

Improved recipes:
- The Australian
- Wired Daily

New recipes:
- Kitekinto

Calibre 3.1.1
(32-bit)

- Version 3.1.1 fixes a regression in 3.1.0 that prevented the standalone calibre-server.exe from working on Windows

Calibre 3.0.0 (32-bit)
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 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

New news sources:
- RussiaFeed by Darko Miletic

Improved news sources:
- Economist
- New York Times
- Private Eye
- The Hindu
- Harper's Magazine
- Lifehacker
- The Daily Mai

Calibre 2.85.1 (32-bit)
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 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

Calibre 2.85.0 (32-bit)
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 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

New news sources:
- Balkanist by Darko Miletic

Improved news sources:
- Private Eye

Calibre 2.84.0 (32-bit)
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 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

New news sources:
- First Things by John Hutson

Improved news sources:
- Private Eye
- Die Zeit
- NYTimes Tech Beat

Calibre 2.83.0 (32-bit)
New Features:
- PDF Output: Default to generating PDFs with a page size of letter instead of taking the page size from the output profile.
- This avoids user confusion/bug reports about PDF Output having "too large fonts". There is a new option "Use profile size" to have the conversion use the output profile page size instead.
- PDF/DOCX Output: Add separate, pdf/docx specific, page margin settings that override the common settings
- Useful because page margin settings for page oriented formats, such as PDF and DOCX are usually different than those for reflowable formats such as EPUB
- Table 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

New news sources:
- Jacobin magazine by Darko Miletic

Improved news sources:
- Go Comics
- Die Zeit (subscription)
- Pagina12
- New York Magazine

Calibre 2.82.0 (32-bit)
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: 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

New news sources:
- The Morning Paper by Darko Miletic

Improved news sources:
- The Economist
- Telegraph UK

Calibre 2.81 (32-bit)
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 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

Improved news sources:
- tyzden
- The Economist
- Kansas City Star
- NYTimes
- The Spectator

Calibre 2.80 (32-bit)
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 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

New news sources:
- Various new and improved Belgian news sources by erkfuizfeuadjfjzefzfuzeff

Improved news sources:
- The Atlantic
- The Financial Times

Calibre 2.79.1 (32-bit)

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 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

Improved news sources:
- Strange Horizons
- Wall Street Journal
- Bangkok Post
- The Atlantic
- NYTimes
- LA Times
- New Yorker
- The Straits Times

Calibre 2.79.0 (32-bit)

New features:
- Windows: Make recently opened books show up in the jump lists for the standalone viewer and editor programs
- 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

Improved news sources:
- Strange Horizons
- Wall Street Journal
- Bangkok Post
- The Atlantic
- NYTimes
- LA Times
- New Yorker
- The Straits Times

Calibre 2.78.0 (32-bit)
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 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)

New news sources:
- The Sunday Times Magazine by Bobby Steel
- Improved news sources:
- FOX News
- Oriental Daily
- AM730
- The Times
- NYTimes
- Mediapart
- Echo Online
- kath.net
- GoComics
- The Hindu

Calibre 2.77.0 (32-bit)
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 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.

Improved news sources:
- kath.net
- publico.pt
- Telepolis
- The Times
- Helsingin Sanomat

Calibre 2.76.0 (32-bit)
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 not getting a cover when converted to PDF
- PDF 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.
- 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.

Improved news sources:
- Clarin
- La Prensa
- Telam
- iProfesional
- Buenos Aires Economico

Calibre 2.75.1 (32-bit)
Bug Fixes:
- Version 2.75.1 has fixes for a regression in 2.75.0 that broke the Live CSS feature in the editor and caused some minor problems in the viewer

Improved news sources:
- Ambito Financiero
- Die Zeit (subscription)
- Irish Times
- Guardian
- Independent
- Ambito.com

Calibre 2.75.0 (32-bit)
New:
Happy Holidays everyone!
- Add support for new Kobo firmware version 4.2
- Allow using amazon_in, amazon_au, amazon_com identifiers in the Book details panel

Bug fixes:
- Kobo driver: Fix incorrectly sized covers being sent to some Kobo devices
- E-book viewer: Prevent javascript in the book from accessing files on the computer using XMLHttpRequest
- Edit Book: Fix the 'Search ignoring markup tool' not ignoring comments/processing instructions, etc.
- CSS Transforms: Fix 'is'/'is not' rules not matching currentColor
- E-book viewer: Make the swipe up gesture move to next section instead of previous section
- Edit Book: Allow the Spell Check dialog and the search panel to be made much narrower than before
- Edit Book: Fix customize template window not freely resizable on windows
- Edit Book: Fix newlines not being matched by the 'Search ignoring markup' tool
- EPUB Input: Fix incorrect handling of html files that are in a folder above the OPF file

Calibre 2.74.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Amazon metadata download: Allow downloading from amazon.cn as well. To use go to Preferences->Metadata download and customize the amazon plugin to download from amazon.cn
- Edit Book: Allow disabling the 'Files already arranged into folders' message popup

Bug fixes:
- Edit Book: Fix selected text not being fully highlighted when using the solarized color schemes.
- calibredb: Fix CSV output for the check_library command not being properly escaped
- Fix subsetting of fonts whose names start with 'and' not working
- Fix a regression in 2.72 that broke the --start-in-tray command line option.
- Fix third party plugins that create dynamic context menus not working in linux
- DOCX Input: Fix images wider than 50% of the page width being incorrectly right aligned even when anchored to the center of the page.
- Catalog generation: Ensure all citation keys in BiBTeX catalogs have only ascii characters.
- Get Books: Update ebookpoint and legimi plugins for website changes
- EPUB3 metadata: Ensure updating metadata never produces empty dc:contributor elements.
- DOCX Output: Fix an error when converting tables with spanning cells.
- Nicer error message if the user tries to import data while the content server is running

Improved news sources:
- Frontline
- Korea Herald
- Pagina 12
- Edge Conversations
- Kitsapun
- Mobile Nations
- NME
- Security Watch
- Sign on SD
- Star Advertiser
- tyzden

Calibre 2.73.0 (32-bit)
New features:
- Add a preference in Preferences->Look & Feel to hide the row numbers in the main book list
- Allow Export/Import of column coloring and icon rules
- Edit Book: Allow bulk changing of file extension for selected files by right clicking ont he selected files in the file browser
- Edit Book: Check Book: Add a check for nav documents that contain no ToC in EPUB 3 books
- Edit Book: Check Book: Add a test to check if the embedded fonts in the book have their embedding permissions enabled

Bug fixes:
- Pressing the up arrow in an date edit with undefined value should jump to the current date rather than Feb 101
- EPUB Input: When an invalid nav based ToC is used in an EPUB 3.0 document that also has a fallback NCX ToC, use the fallback ToC
- Fix a regression that broke the icon theme creation tool in the previous release
- Fix insert character dialog not reflowing characters on resize. Also only allow the search bar in the dialog to get input focus

Improved news sources:
- Dilbert
- The Hindu

Calibre 2.72.0 (32-bit)
New Features:
- Font embedding: Implement automatic embedding for fonts with non-normal stretch and weight values such as Condensed/Light/Extra Bold fonts
- Allow aborting an in-progress Copy-to-library action
- Edit Book: When adding a font file via File->New automatically generate the appropriate @font-face rule and copy it to the clipboard so that it can be easily inserted into the appropriate CSS files
- Edit Book: Check Book: Add a warning for links with the : character in them on windows
- Conversion: When converting markdown documents recognize basic metadata in the markdown document formatted as per the markdown metadata extension
- Edit Book: Spell Check dialog: Various small usability enhancements -- preserve position in word list on refresh, ensure that new current word is highlighted after changing a word, etc.
- Edit Book: Flash the taskbar icon after beautify all files completes

Bug Fixes:
- Fix creating an empty library with the same structure as current library not creating custom columns on the first restart after creating the new custom columns
- Edit Book: Dont fail to rename files on windows if there is a link containing the colon character
- PDF Output: Dont fail if one of the embedded fonts has no names
- Edit Book: When downloading external resources, ensure the generated filenames are valid
- Fix calibre not opening full-screen in windows tablet mode
- Edit Book: Fix check external links tool not detecting changes that have not yet been saved
- Generate covers: Fix & in the series causing incorrect formatting of series number
- Edit Book: Fix a regression in the last release that broke the Arrange into folders tool when arranging into sub-folders of a folder that does not exist

Improved news sources:
- Mediapart

Calibre 2.71.0 (32-bit)
New Features:
- calibre's tenth birthday edition!
- calibre was first released (as libprs500) ten years ago today. A big thank you to the entire calibre community -- users, contributors and developers -- for keeping it humming for so long.
- A new set of icons for calibre
- To celebrate calibre turning ten, calibre now has a brand new set of icons



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