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What's new in this version:

Calibre 5.10.1 (64-bit)
New features:
- Bulk metadata edit: Add a new control to compress the cover image files for all selected books
- Add support for the CB7 comic file file format
- E-book viewer: Allow adding a button to the selection bar that copies the currently selected text along with a calibre:// URL to show the text in the book
- Conversion: Insert metadata: Allow showing identifiers such as ISBN in the jacket page template
- Conversion: Insert metadata: Allow hiding entries in the jacket template when they are not present in the metadata
- calibre-server --manage-users: Add a scriptable interface: calibre-server --manage-users -- help
- E-book viewer: Add keyboard shortcuts to copy the current location to the clipboard
- E-book viewer: Highlight all currently visible Table of Contents entries, not just the first
- Add a new tweak under Preferences->Tweaks->Author sort name algorithm to optionally recognize common surname prefixes such as von, van, de, etc. when generating sort names.

Bug-fixes:
- E-book viewer: Move read aloud pop-up bar to the bottom of the screen in flow mode
- E-book viewer: Fix scrolling with two fingers on touch pad on macOS not smooth
- PDF Output: When converting fixed layout input documents fix anchors inserted for navigation sometimes being rendered as blue boxes
- Edit book: Remove unused CSS: Fix selectors that don't match from CSS rules containing multiple selectors not being removed
- Bulk metadata download: Fix series number not being changes if the series is the same as the existing series
- E-book viewer: Fix a regression that caused non-HTML descriptions to not be displayed in the metadata page
- E-book viewer: Fix clock being displayed in 24 hr format on some systems even though system locale is set to use 12 hr format
- Bulk metadata edit: Fix regression that inverted the meaning of the case sensitivity setting in the Search & replace tab
- calibredb list: Fix incorrect output when redirecting to file
- 5.10.1 fixes a regression in 5.10.0 that broke conversion when including metadata as a jacket page and using long text custom columns

Improved news sources:
- Jacobin
- Japan Times
- The Wall Street Journal
- Mediapart


Calibre 5.10.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Bulk metadata edit: Add a new control to compress the cover image files for all selected books
- Add support for the CB7 comic file file format
- E-book viewer: Allow adding a button to the selection bar that copies thecurrently selected text along with a calibre:// URL to show the text in the book
- Conversion: Insert metadata: Allow showing identifiers such as ISBN in the jacket page template
- Conversion: Insert metadata: Allow hiding entries in the jacket template when they are not present in the metadata
- calibre-server --manage-users: Add a scriptable interface: calibre-server --manage-users -- help
- E-book viewer: Add keyboard shortcuts to copy the current location to the clipboard
- E-book viewer: Highlight all currently visible Table of Contents entries, not just the first
- Add a new tweak under Preferences->Tweaks->Author sort name algorithm to optionally recognizecommon surname prefixes such as von, van, de, etc. when generating sort names

Bug-fixes:
- E-book viewer: Move read aloud pop-up bar to the bottom of the screen in flow mode
- E-book viewer: Fix scrolling with two fingers on touch pad on macOS not smooth
- PDF Output: When converting fixed layout input documents fix anchors inserted for navigation sometimes being rendered as blue boxes
- Edit book: Remove unused CSS: Fix selectors that don't match from CSS rules containing multiple selectors not being removed
- Bulk metadata download: Fix series number not being changes if the series is the same as the existing series
- E-book viewer: Fix a regression that caused non-HTML descriptions to not be displayed in the metadata page
- E-book viewer: Fix clock being displayed in 24 hr format on some systems even though system locale is set to use 12 hr format.
- Bulk metadata edit: Fix regression that inverted the meaning of the case sensitivity setting in the Search & replace tab
- calibredb list: Fix incorrect output when redirecting to file

Improved news sources:
- Jacobin
- Japan Times
- The Wall Street Journal
- Mediapart


Calibre 5.9.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Annotations: Allow exporting highlights and bookmarks in Markdown format, with a link to open the book at the highlight location
- Content server viewer: Allow exporting all highlights
- Icon rules editor: Add a button to open the icons folder
- Quickview: Dropdown menu for all selectable columns

Bug-fixes:
- Fix a regression that caused the Content server to crash if a client closed a connection during a file transfer on macOS and Linux.
- LRF Output: Fix conversion broken in calibre 5 when font size rescaling is active
- E-book viewer: Cancel any speech in progress when hiding the selection popup bar after triggering the speak aloud action on it
- Color/icon rules editor: Fix duplicate rule button not working correctly
- Fix dropping files onto book details causing an error if the confirmation dialog is disabled

New news sources:
- Mallorca Zeitung by VoHegg
- T-Online by VoHegg
- El Diario by Dirk Gómez

Improved news sources:
- General Knowledge Today
- El Pais
- USA Today
- WirtchaftsWoche Online
- The Guardian
- Arcamax
- Miami Herald
- The Seattle Times


Calibre 5.8.1 (64-bit)
New features:
- Happy holidays to all calibre users
- E-book Viewer: Add a mode to follow links with only the keyboard (triggered by Alt+F)
- Edit book: A new option to show a configurable number lines above the current line when syncing the position of the preview panel to the current position in the code editor (under Preview settings in the Editor preferences)
- Windows: Automatically resolve shortcuts (.lnk files) when adding books to calibre
- Content server viewer: Don't enter full screen mode automatically when reading on desktop like devices (this can be controlled via a setting in the viewer preferences under Page layout)
- E-book Viewer tool bar: Add a select all action and a Read aloud action (can be added by right clicking the tool bar and configuring it)
- Template/formatter enhancements: Add a 'for' statement and add the ability for a developer to pass extra information to a template
- Rules editors for icon/coloring rules: Add a button to duplicate rules and to convert a rule to advanced template mode

Bug-fixes:
Content server viewer: Fix regression in 5.0 that broke scrolling on iOS
E-book viewer: Fix error when scrolling to some search results in flow mode
AZW3 Input: Fix rare AID based links not working
E-book viewer: Fix clock in header/footer not using system time format
Windows: Fix Read aloud not working with books that have a single large internal text file, such as MOBI or DOCX books
PDF Output: Fix a regression causing conversion to fail when typesetting Chinese text
Amazon metadata download: Fix no results being found when using the automatic or Google servers because of a change in the markup of the Google search results page.
Version 5.8.1 fixes a couple of regressions that broke the Save to disk function and changing Page layout settings in the viewer.

New news sources:
- SchwarzerPfeil by tastytea
- Substack by topynate

Improved news sources:
- The Australian
- The Atlantic
- Zerohedge
- New York Times Book Review


Calibre 5.8.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Happy holidays to all calibre users!
- E-book Viewer: Add a mode to follow links with only the keyboard (triggered by Alt+f)
- Edit book: A new option to show a configurable number lines above the current line when syncing the position of the preview panel to the current position in the code editor (under Preview settings in the Editor preferences).
- Windows: Automatically resolve shortcuts (.lnk files) when adding books to calibre.
- Content server viewer: Don't enter fullscreen mode automatically when reading on desktop like devices (this can be controlled via a setting in in the viewer preferences under Page layout)
- E-book Viewer tool bar: Add a select all action and a Read aloud action (can be added by right clicking the tool bar and configuring it)
- Template/formatter enhancements: Add a 'for' statement and add the ability for a developer to pass extra information to a template.
- Rules editors for icon/coloring rules: Add a button to duplicate rules and to convert a rule to advanced template mode

Bug-fixes:
- Content server viewer: Fix regression in 5.0 that broke scrolling on iOS
- E-book viewer: Fix error when scrolling to some search results in flow mode
- AZW3 Input: Fix rare AID based links not working.
- E-book viewer: Fix clock in header/footer not using system time format
- Windows: Fix Read aloud not working with books that have a single large internal text file, such as MOBI or DOCX books
- PDF Output: Fix a regression causing conversion to fail when typesetting Chinese text
- Amazon metadata download: Fix no results being found when using the auto or google server because of a change in the markup of the Google search results page.

New news sources:
- SchwarzerPfeil by tastytea
- Substack by topynate

Improved news sources:
- The Australian
- The Atlantic
- Zerohedge
- New York Times Book Review


Calibre 5.7.2 (64-bit)
New features:
- E-book viewer: Add a "Read aloud" function that works via the operating system's Text-to-speech engine
- Click the "Read aloud" button in the viewer controls to start reading the book text aloud from the current page
- A new busy spinner for waiting animations
- Edit metadata: Add buttons to easily set yes/no fields also shortcut to clear the field

Bug-fixes:
- PDF Output: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke text rendering for some fonts due to a bug in Qt WebEngine (full fix is in 5.7.2)
- PDF Output: Fix conversion failing when adding header/footer and the input document defines margins/padding on the tag
- Windows: Fix the case of library names in copied calibre:// links sometimes incorrect
- AZW3 Input: Fix a regression in calibre 5 that broke processing of files with inline flow replacements
- Fix hiding and showing book details panel changes its size by a pixel or two
- Get books: Fix amazon.fr not working because of website changes
- Bulk metadata search/replace: Fix text transform function not being applied to the test result in character mode
- Book list: Improve rendering of column headers when they dont fit, by eliding them instead of just cutting off rendering
- Fix template function "first_non_empty" fails if no argument evaluates non-empty
- Fix regression in 5.7.0 causing failure to start if one of the previously used libraries had a stored path ending in a slash

Improved news sources:
- The Guardian
- The Atlantic


Calibre 5.7.1 (64-bit)
New features:
- E-book viewer: Add a "Read aloud" function that works via the operating system's Text-to-speech engine
- Click the "Read aloud" button in the viewer controls to start reading the book text aloud from the current page
- A new busy spinner for waiting animations
- Edit metadata: Add buttons to easily set yes/no fields also shortcut to clear the field

Bug-fixes
- PDF Output: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke text rendering for some fonts due to a bug in Qt WebEngine (full fix is in 5.7.1)
- PDF Output: Fix conversion failing when adding header/footer and the input document defines margins/padding on the tag
- Windows: Fix the case of library names in copied calibre:// links sometimes incorrect
- AZW3 Input: Fix a regression in calibre 5 that broke processing of files with inline flow replacements
- Fix hiding and showing book details panel changes its size by a pixel or two
- Get books: Fix amazon.fr not working because of website changes
- Bulk metadata search/replace: Fix text transform function not being applied to the test result in character mode
- Book list: Improve rendering of column headers when they dont fit, by eliding them instead of just cutting off rendering
- Fix template function "first_non_empty" fails if no argument evaluates non-empty
- Fix regression in 5.7.0 causing failure to start if one of the previously used libraries had a stored path ending in a slash

Improved news sources:
- The Guardian
- The Atlantic


Calibre 5.7.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- E-book viewer: Add a "Read aloud" function that works via the operating system's Text-to-speech engine
- Click the "Read aloud" button in the viewer controls to start reading the book text aloud from the current page
- A new busy spinner for waiting animations
- Edit metadata: Add buttons to easily set yes/no fields also shortcut to clear the field

Bug-fixes:
- PDF Output: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke text rendering for some fonts due to a bug in Qt WebEngine
- PDF Output: Fix conversion failing when adding header/footer and the input document defines margins/padding on the tag
- Windows: Fix the case of library names in copied calibre:// links sometimes incorrect
- AZW3 Input: Fix a regression in calibre 5 that broke processing of files with inline flow replacements
- Fix hiding and showing book details panel changes its size by a pixel or two
- Get books: Fix amazon.fr not working because of website changes
- Bulk metadata search/replace: Fix text transform function not being applied to the test result in character mode
- Book list: Improve rendering of column headers when they dont fit, by eliding them instead of just cutting off rendering
- Fix template function "first_non_empty" fails if no argument evaluates non-empty

Improved news sources:
- The Guardian
- The Atlantic


Calibre 5.6.0 (64-bit)
New:
- Edit book: Show a non-modal popup for a few seconds to allow undoing file delete operations
- Device books view: Add an action to the context menu to easily jump to the matching book in the calibre library view
- Add ability to undo Generate cover in the Edit metadata screen, by long clicking the Generate cover button
- Edit book: Allow adding tags to the list of tags for the insert tag button
- calibredb add: New option --automerge to automatically merge duplicates
- Add an edit notes action to the context menu in the viewer highlights panel
- Content server viewer: Allow viewing images in a new window by right clicking them, matches the calibre builtin viewer behavior
- Book details window: Allow opening the edit metadata window using either the keyboard shortcut or the context menu
- Allow copying the current search as a calibre:// URL by right clicking the search box
- Book details panel: Add entries to copy calibre:// links for the current book to the context menu
- Edit book: Upgrade book: Ask whether to keep the NCX based Table of Contents

Fixed:
- Windows: Fix calibre portable launcher not working correctly from root directory in calibre 5.5
- macOS: Fix rendering of space after punctuation incorrect in Big Sur
- DOCX Input: When converting images placed using the obsolete VML markup default them to being inline rather than block images
- Metadata edit dialog: Fix keyboard shortcuts for bold/italic/underline not working when more than one comments editor widget is present on a single tab
- When using calibre://show-book URLs and the book is not found, clear any Virtual library or search restriction and then show the book
- macOS: Fix calibre:// URLs not working from other documents
- Fix calibre:// URL search action not changing library if needed
- annotation_count() template function displaying value for deleted annotations
- Edit book: Fix syntax highlighting not recognizing ends-with selector

Improved news sources:
- The BBC
- Folha de Sao Paolo
- Netzpolitik


Calibre 5.5.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Support the calibre:// URL scheme
- Clicking on calibre:// URLs can be used to have calibre perform various actions
- Viewer: Show calibre:// URL for current book in the Goto->Location panel
- Edit book: Add an action to the right click menu for tabs to close tabs to the right of the current tab.
- Add ability to copy tag, publisher and author in Book details panel by right-clicking
- Annotations browser: Add a context menu for common actions
- Annotations browser: Show a dot for highlights with notes
- Edit book: Saved searches panel: Allow copying the current saved search to the regular search panel by clicking the Export button
- Windows: Fix command line arguments not working for the portable.exe launchers
- Viewer: back and forward buttons on the mouse now trigger the back and forward actions
- Option to mark all books with annotations/bookmarks
- Various minor improvements to how keyboard focus is handled in the Tag browser

Bug fixes:
- Edit book: Fix regression in calibre 5 that caused an error when managing user dictionaries.
- Viewer: Fix previous/next buttons iterating over removed bookmarks
- Welcome wizard: Fix changing the language causing a empty folder to be created.
- Viewer: Fix regression causing custom shortcuts with shift key pressed not working
- Viewer: In dark mode when showing images with transparency in the popup use a light background color as most images are designed with a light background color in mind
- Fix a regression in the previous release that broke conversion of DJVU files
- Metadata edit: "Set to Undefined" button missing on integer columns
- Entry remains underlined in Tag Browser after clearing filter
- XML Catalogs: Fix languages field missing
- Fix a regression that broke loading of third party plugins that are encoded in an encoding other than UTF-8
- Windows: Fix sending email on computers with non-ASCII computer names

Improved news sources:
- Spectator Magazine


Calibre 5.4.2 (64-bit)
New features:
- Windows: Allow adding of books to calibre from directories whose path length is larger than 260 characters
- Tag browser: Add an option in Preferences->Look & feel->Tag browser to allow the tag browser to get keyboard focus
- Tag browser: Allow editing the set of permissible values and colors for a custom column with fixed values, by right clicking on it
- Edit metadata dialog: Make most custom metadata controls use only a single line: Elide the names of custom columns that are longer than a fixed width, instead of using multiple lines.Configurable via Preferences->Tweaks->Edit metadata custom column label length
- Edit book: Remove unused CSS: Add an option to merge CSS rules that have identical properties
- Book details window: Double clicking on the cover now shows it in the default system image viewer
- News download: Allow passing username/password in feed URLs
- Open with: Allow renaming Open with applications

Bug fixes:
- Viewer: Fix jumping to search result not always working in flow mode
- Get Books: Update Google and Gutenberg plugins for website changes
- Viewer: Fix keyboard shortcuts using ctrl+alt+letter key not working on windows
- Viewer: Fix keyboard shortcuts to shrink/grow selection not working
- Viewer: Fix keyboard shortcut to toggle highlights panel not working when the highlights panel is itself focused
- Viewer: handle editing of missing highlights more gracefully
- Drivers: Fix regression in calibre 5 that broke connecting to SONY devices
- Open with: On Linux when reading names from .desktop files, use the first matching language
- Conversion: Fix a regression in calibre 5 that broke conversion of some malformed CSS stylesheets
- Conversion: Fix a regression in calibre 5 that broke processing of some PDB files with images
- Conversion: Fix regression in calibre 5 in the handling of @import() rules in stylesheets that import from directories above themselves
- Content server: Fix various controls on the book details page not working when viewing a random book
- Tag browser: Fix a crash when renaming a saved search to a value that already exists
- Tag browser: Fix renaming of custom column with fixed set of values not working
- Fix a regression in calibre 5 that broke auto-sync of generated catalogs to devices
- Fix setting rating via ebook-meta command line tool broken in calibre 5
- When boolean columns are set to bistate, checking "show checkmarks" results in all non-boolean values being shown as false
- Spell check: Fix using non UTF-8 dictionaries broken in calibre 5
- Fix a rare issue where restarting calibre from within the program would fail
- Version 5.4.2 fixes bugs in 5.4.0 that prevented calibre from starting on macOS and from choosing save file names on Windows

Improved news sources:
- Psychology Today
- Washington Post
- LifeHacker
- The Atlantic
- New York Review of Books


Calibre 5.4.1 (64-bit)
New:
- Windows: Allow adding of books to calibre from directories whose path length is larger than 260 characters
- Tag browser: Add an option in Preferences->Look & feel->Tag browser to allow the tag browser to get keyboard focus
- Tag browser: Allow editing the set of permissible values and colors for a custom column with fixed values, by right clicking on it
- Edit metadata dialog: Make most custom metadata controls use only a single line
- Elide the names of custom columns that are longer than a fixed width, instead of using multiple lines.Configurable via Preferences->Tweaks->Edit metadata custom column label length
- Edit book: Remove unused CSS: Add an option to merge CSS rules that have identical properties
- Book details window: Double clicking on the cover now shows it in the default system image viewer
- News download: Allow passing username/password in feed URLs
- Open with: Allow renaming Open with applications

Bug fixes:
- Viewer: Fix jumping to search result not always working in flow mode
- Get Books: Update Google and Gutenberg plugins for website changes
- Viewer: Fix keyboard shortcuts using ctrl+alt+letter key not working on windows
- Viewer: Fix keyboard shortcuts to shrink/grow selection not working.
- Viewer: Fix keyboard shortcut to toggle highlights panel not working when the highlights panel is itself focused
- Viewer: handle editing of missing highlights more gracefully
- Drivers: Fix regression in calibre 5 that broke connecting to SONY devices
- Open with: On Linux when reading names from .desktop files, use the first matching language
- Conversion: Fix a regression in calibre 5 that broke conversion of some malformed CSS stylesheets
- Conversion: Fix a regression in calibre 5 that broke processing of some PDB files with images
- Conversion: Fix regression in calibre 5 in the handling of @import() rules in stylesheets that import from directories above themselves
- Content server: Fix various controls on the book details page not working when viewing a random book
- Tag browser: Fix a crash when renaming a saved search to a value that already exists
- Tag browser: Fix renaming of custom column with fixed set of values not working
- Fix a regression in calibre 5 that broke auto-sync of generated catalogs to devices
- Fix setting rating via ebook-meta command line tool broken in calibre 5
- : When boolean columns are set to bistate, checking "show checkmarks" results in all non-boolean values being shown as false
- Spell check: Fix using non UTF-8 dictionaries broken in calibre 5
- Fix a rare issue where restarting calibre from within the program would fail

Improved news sources:
- Psychology Today
- Washington Post
- LifeHacker
- The Atlantic
- New York Review of Books


Calibre 5.4.0 (64-bit)
New:
- Windows: Allow adding of books to calibre from directories whose path length is larger than 260 characters
- Tag browser: Add an option in Preferences->Look & feel->Tag browser to allow the tag browser to get keyboard focus
- Tag browser: Allow editing the set of permissible values and colors for a custom column with fixed values, by right clicking on it
- Edit metadata dialog: Make most custom metadata controls use only a single line
- Elide the names of custom columns that are longer than a fixed width, instead of using multiple lines.Configurable via Preferences->Tweaks->Edit metadata custom column label length
- Edit book: Remove unused CSS: Add an option to merge CSS rules that have identical properties
- Book details window: Double clicking on the cover now shows it in the default system image viewer
- News download: Allow passing username/password in feed URLs
- Open with: Allow renaming Open with applications

Bug fixes:
- Viewer: Fix jumping to search result not always working in flow mode
- Get Books: Update Google and Gutenberg plugins for website changes
- Viewer: Fix keyboard shortcuts using ctrl+alt+letter key not working on windows.
- Viewer: Fix keyboard shortcuts to shrink/grow selection not working
- Viewer: Fix keyboard shortcut to toggle highlights panel not working when the highlights panel is itself focused
- Viewer: handle editing of missing highlights more gracefully
- Drivers: Fix regression in calibre 5 that broke connecting to SONY devices
- Open with: On Linux when reading names from .desktop files, use the first matching language
- Conversion: Fix a regression in calibre 5 that broke conversion of some malformed CSS stylesheets
- Conversion: Fix a regression in calibre 5 that broke processing of some PDB files with images
- Conversion: Fix regression in calibre 5 in the handling of @import() rules in stylesheets that import from directories above themselves
- Content server: Fix various controls on the book details page not working when viewing a random book
- Tag browser: Fix a crash when renaming a saved search to a value that already exists
- Tag browser: Fix renaming of custom column with fixed set of values not working
- Fix a regression in calibre 5 that broke auto-sync of generated catalogs to devices
- Fix setting rating via ebook-meta command line tool broken in calibre 5
- : When boolean columns are set to bistate, checking "show checkmarks" results in all non-boolean values being shown as false
- Spell check: Fix using non UTF-8 dictionaries broken in calibre 5
- Fix a rare issue where restarting calibre from within the program would fail

New news sources:
- title by author

Improved news sources:
- Psychology Today
- Washington Post
- LifeHacker
- The Atlantic
- New York Review of Books


Calibre 5.3.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Tag browser: When grouping items by first letter if adjacent letters have few entries combine them into a single group
- Can be controlled via an option in Preferences->Look & fee->Tag browser to combine 'first letters' together if there are a small number of items under adjacent letters
- Viewer: Allow displaying the current page / total pages in the header/footer. Useful in paged mode to see exactly how many pages are left
- Viewer search panel: Show more result context in a tooltip when hovering over a search result
- DOCX Input: Add support for Word controls used to rotate or flip images
- Only works with output formats such as EPUB that support CSS transforms
- Viewer image pop-up: Allow maximizing/minimizing the window
- Edit metadata dialog: Use only a single line for custom column date fields
- Add an item to search for categories to the category editor context menu
- Category editor: Add a right click menu to change case of the selected entries

Fixed:
- Fix a regression in 5.0 that caused performance of dialogs that contain title/series/tags edit fields to be very poor with large libraries
- Fix a regression in 5.0 that caused some pop-up menus to appear on the wrong monitor in multi-monitor setups
- macOS: Fix a long standing bug that prevented drag and drop of multiple items
- Windows: Fix a regression that broke scanning for default programs for the Open with action
- Windows: Fix a regression in 5.0 causing some MOBI files with non-BMP characters not being processed correctly
- E-book viewer: Fix scrolling past the end of chapter boundaries not working in books that have negative margins
- Edit metadata dialog: fix incorrect rendering of custom column names that start with emoji
- Quickview: Fix nothing shown after clearing the search
- Dark mode: Fix radio buttons having no outline
- Annotations browser: When showing a book in the calibre library that is not currently visible, display an error

New news sources:
- Deutsche Welle by VoHe

Improved news sources:
- Reuters


Calibre 5.2.0 (64-bit)
New:
- Browse annotations: Add a check box to restrict the displayed annotations to only the books currently selected in the calibre library
- Allow storing and calling functions in the calibre template language (Preferences->Template functions)
- Add a shortcut (Shift+V) to open the last read book

Fixed:
- Fix import errors with some third party plugin on Windows
- Viewer: Fix toolbar show controls button not working when no book is open.
- Viewer: Fix incorrect positioning of context menu for viewer toolbar.
- MOBI Input: Fix regression that broke reading of some documents
- Bulk metadata search and replace: Fix some regular expression causing errors with the new regex engine
- Fix a regression that broke application of plugboards when sending by e-mail
- ODT Input: Fix a regression that broke conversion of ODT files with footnotes.
- Viewer: Fix mouse wheel not working while selection bar is visible
- Viewer: Fix selection popup bar not always close to mouse when ending select-to-drag
- Fix calibre-server not exiting on Ctrl+c on Windows
- Content server OPDS feeds: Fix error if the metadata for a book contains particular unicode characters.
- Edit book: Reports tool: Fix a regression that broke sorting.
- HTMLZ Output: Fix an error when converting a document that has SVG images


Calibre 5.1.0 (64-bit)
New:
- Enhancement: allow using templates in search expressions
- Viewer lookup panel: Add a checkbox to disable automatic update of lookup when the selected text changes
- Viewer: Allow skipping the confirmation when using the remove highlight button in the popup bar

Bug fixes:
- ToC Editor: Fix bulk rename of entries not working
- Linux: Fix right clicking on system tray icon not working
- Fix User category based searches unreliable dues to caching issues
- PDF Output: Dont fail if the input document has an html file identified as the cover
- Catalog generation: Fix a regression that broke generating catalogs if books with no comments are present
- Windows: Fix error on first run of calibre after install/upgrade
- Viewer: Fix copy to clipboard button in toolbar not working
- Viewer: Fix copy to clipboard not copying text as HTML to clipboard in addition to plain text


Calibre 5.0.1 (64-bit)
New features:
- E-book viewer: Add support for highlighting
- E-book viewer: Add support for right-to-left and vertical text
- Switch calibre to Python 3. This means that some no longer maintained third party plugins will not work
- Dark mode support for the Content server and E-book viewer user interfaces
- Content server's in-browser viewer now supports bookmarking. Bookmarks and highlights are auto-synced across devices
- Regular expression engine used for searching the book list and reading metadata from filenames has been made more powerful

Bug fixes:
- Version 5.0.1 fixes a bug in 5.0.0 that broke connecting to devices on macOS


Calibre 5.0.0 (64-bit)
New:
- E-book viewer: Add support for highlighting
- E-book viewer: Add support for right-to-left and vertical text
- Switch calibre to Python 3. This means that some no longer maintained third party plugins will not work
- Dark mode support for the Content server and E-book viewer user interfaces
- Content server's in-browser viewer now supports bookmarking. Bookmarks and highlights are auto-synced across devices
- Regular expression engine used for searching the book list and reading metadata from filenames has been made more powerful


Calibre 4.23.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Kobo driver: Add support for new firmware. Also add recognition of 'Kobo Plus' subscription books
- Edit book: Allow customizing the base background/foreground and link colors for the preview window
- Quickview panel: Add actions to the context menu to search for book in library, open in viewer, etc
- Allow forcing calibre to remember the column width for the On device column by right clicking the header of the column
- Template language: Add functions to perform math operations to convert fractional numbers to integers

Bug fixes:
- Content server: Fix Esc key not working in several views
- Fix unable to delete default value for custom columns of boolean type, once set
- EPUB Output: When splitting dont consider files with only a single character empty
- Comments editor: Fix syntax coloring for HTML view in dark mode
- Book list: When a series column is not wide enough, elide text in the middle so that the series number is visible

New news sources:
- linuxnews.de and t3n.de

Improved news sources:
- El Diplo
- calibre Blog
- ESPN
- LA Times
- Winnipeg Free Press
- Popular Science
- Science News Recent Issues


Calibre 4.22.0 (64-bit)
New:
- Edit book: In dark mode, make the preview panel also dark
- PDF Output: Headers/footers: Allow displaying the current page number and total number of pages in the top level section/chapter
- Edit book: Show EPUB version in window title
- Allow testing if a number column is set or not set in coloring/icon/emblem rules.
- Viewer: Add a setting to control how many pixels a scroll wheel should generate before triggering a page turn

Bug fixes:
- Edit book: Fix a regression in the previous release that caused poor performance when editing large files
- DOCX Input: Leave undefined text colors in the input document as undefined
- Viewer: Fix using a very small font step size not working
- Font scanner: Also scan the new win 10 local font paths
- Viewer: Fix typing values in font size adjust control not working

Improved news sources:
- Respekt
- The Atlantic


Calibre 4.21.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Kobo driver: Add support for the new Kobo Nia
- Cover grid: Vertically center covers that are smaller than the available space
- Quickview panel: Add a checkbox to easily toggle if virtual libraries are respected
- When creating custom columns allow specifying a default value to be applied to new books for that column

Bug fixes:
- Edit book: Fix initial sync of preview panel to cursor position sometimes not working when a new HTML file is opened for editing
- Fix changed author sort name not being used when adding another book by the author to the library
- Cover browser: improve rendering of text with heavily hinted fonts
- Viewer: Fix CBC comic files not being viewed correctly. Note that you have to reload the book via the viewer controls to apply the fix
- Viewer: Fix Table of Contents not correct for comics
- Viewer: Ignore the zero width non-joiner character in searches
- Viewer: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke reading of books with mathematics and also tags without href attributes
- Cover grid: When using a background image do not scroll it with the covers

Improved news sources:
- 1843 magazine
- Caravan Magazine


Calibre 4.20.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Edit book: Preview: Support displaying mathematics
- Kobo driver: Add support for the latest firmware version
- Allow copy/pasting dates from columns having different date display formats
- Book details panel: When right clicking on tags/authors/etc. allow finding them in the Tag browser easily
- Allow selecting individual items to delete in the Check library dialog
- Add an option to the wireless device driver to ignore device free space when sending books

Bug fixes:
- Viewer: Fix turning pages in paged mode with a high precision touchpad to generate scroll events too fast
- Edit book: Fix pasting files from another editor instance causing unsaved changes in open editors to be lost
- Tag browser: Do not show counts for searches as they are always zero
- Check library: Do not abort if there are folders in the library that calibre does not have permission to access
- Amazon metadata download: Fix download of ratings not working from amazon.co.jp

New news sources:
- The Print by Kovid Goyal

Improved news sources:
- Popular Science
- Caravan Magazine
- Sports Illustrated
- Gazetta Prawna


Calibre 4.19.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Manage authors dialog: Improve performance in very large libraries

Bug fixes:
- Book details panel: Fix a regression that caused right clicking on an author name to manage it not opening with that name selected
- calibredb set_metadata: When converting a string into a datetime if the string is a full ISO 8601 date with timezone do not adjust the date to make it timezone neutral
- Edit book: Fix Check book spuriously reporting incorrect mime type warnings for fonts after upgrading a book from EPUB 2 to EPUB 3
- Book details panel: Dont show sizes less than 0.01MB as zero
- Viewer: Fix jump to previous section not working when viewer is on last section

Improved news sources:
- Journal of Accountancy
- Bangkok Post
- 20 minutes


Calibre 4.18.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Viewer: Search panel: Add a button to return to the position the book was at before doing a search.
- Tag browser: Improve handling of hierarchical tags
- Renaming a tag now renames it and all its children. Drag and drop of hierarchical tags alters their hierarchy. Deleting a tag now deletes all its children
- Viewer: In flow mode, implement drag scrolling
- Tag browser: Allow Manage Tags to open to a selected letter when clicking on a letter
- Viewer: Show number of search results in title of search panel
- Content server: In the book list hovering over the library name now shows the total number of books in the library

Bug fixes:
- Fix a regression in the previous release that broke the copy and recalculate author sort buttons
- Book details: Fix extra margin to the right of the metadata fields
- Cover grid: Show text under books that have no cover as well
- When merging metadata, if a custom column has type multiple in the new data and some other type in the old data, ignore the old data instead of failing
- Windows: Fix an error when changing title/author for books in a library whose name contains characters not encodeable in the current code page
- Windows: Fix amazon metadata download failing when accented characters in search query
- Comments editor: Fix shortcuts for bold/italic not working when toolbars are hidden

Improved news sources:
- The Hindu
- Wired Daily Edition
- The Economist


Calibre 4.17.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Add a workaround for Amazon destroying cover thumbnails on e-ink Kindles
- For books sent with this release of calibre, reconnecting the Kindle to calibre after the cover has been destroyed will restore it automatically
- Viewer: Group search results by section
- Viewer: When the search results panel is expanded, show more context
- Tag browser: Add options in Preferences->Look & feel->Tag browser to hide empty categories and also to have the Find in the Tag browser show all matches instead of jumping from match to match
- Tag browser: The Find function for searching for items in the Tag browser can now do exact matching by using = as a prefix
- Manage tags/authors/etc dialogs: Allow searching and filtering the list of items
- Book details panel contenxt menu: Add an action to open the Book details window
- Viewer: Add Next and Previous buttons in the bookmarks panel
- Conversion: Change the default white-space CSS for tags to pre-wrap as this suits ebooks better

Bug fixes:
- Edit Book: Fix default CSS template not quoting the charset, causing Check book to complain about the CSS
- Fix a regression in the previous release that broke the losslessly compress images tool when the image filenames had upper case characters on Windows
- Fix a regression that broke drag and drop of images from browsers to the book details panel on some platforms
- FB2 metadata: Fix setting dates before 1900 failing
- Fix Bookeen Diva HD not being detected

New news sources:
- Independent Australia by Pat Stapelton

Improved news sources:
- How To Geek
- Tagespost by Pat Stapleton
- ABC News


Calibre 4.16.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Viewer/Edit book fuzzy search: Ignore soft hyphens and zero-width joiner characters when searching for text
- Tag browser: Allow adding/removing tags/authors/etc. to the currently selected book by right clicking on that tag and choosing "Apply to selected books"
- Kobo driver: Add support for updated firmware
- Manage categories dialog: When editing a value with multiple values selected, change them all
- Book list column header context menu: Add an entry to resize the column to fit its current contents
- Show completions when editing tags/authors/series etc in the Tag browser and Manage tags dialog
- Quickview: Double clicking an item now searches for it
- Comments editor: Add an action to the context menu to smarten punctuation
- FB2 metadata: Add support for setting publisher and publish year

Bug fixes:
- Edit book: Fix compress images losslessly failing for a few images on windows when there are a lot of images in the book
- Fix a regression in 4.13 that broke the user category editor for all custom columns
- Viewer: Fix font size changes not applying to monospaced fonts

Improved news sources:
- Ars Technica
- Washington Post


Calibre 4.15.0 (64-bit)
New:
- Viewer: Improve the interface for changing font sizes
- Viewer: Add a keyboard shortcut (Ctrl+Alt+b) for adding a bookmark

Bug fixes:
- Bulk metadata edit: Fix a regression causing scrollbars to not appear in Custom metadata tab
- Viewer: Fix a regression that broke searching in flow mode
- BibTeX Catalog: Dont output comment describing the catalog as Zotero fails to process it
- Linux: Fix uninstaller not working on Linux distros that have no python symlink
- Viewer: Fix zoom step size setting ignored
- Viewer: Fix text that has font sizes specified using keywords not being scaleable by the viewer's font size controls
- Viewer: Fix LRF files not opening
- MOBI metadata: When reading author sort from MOBI files, construct the final value from all author fields

Improved:
- The Nation
- Animal Politico


Calibre 4.14.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Viewer: Add an option to have taps turn by screen fulls instead of pages, under Scrolling behavior
- Viewer: Allow double clicking or long tapping on images to view then in a new window.
- Edit Book: Add a new fuzzy search mode in which typographical quotes and various space types are matched by the plain equivalents
- Content server: Add a new setting to allow un-authenticated users from specific IP addresses to make changes to the calibre library
- Quick view: Double click in a column to show that column in the main book list

Bug fixes:
- Book details panel: Fix copy path to file not copying full path to file when right clicking on a format entry
- Windows: Fix error when applying hyphenation in bulk with Polish books.
- DOCX Output: Fix images that use URL unsafe characters in their filenames being dropped during conversion.
- DOCX Output: Fix internal links not working when converted files contain URL unsafe characters in their filenames
- Viewer: Fix view image popup not remembering its geometry
- Viewer: Allow leading and trailing whitespace in search expressions
- HTMLZ Output: Fix SVG images that use xlink:href not working.
- Windows: Fix drag and drop from SMB shares to the edit metadata dialog formats list not working.
- Comments editor: Dont insert blank lines between list elements
- Allow using Quick view from the Book grid view
- Fix tri-state booleans not working with color/icon rules and undefined values

New news sources:
- Heise ct and iX by Ralf Hein
- Saechsische Zeitung by by epubli

Improved news sources:
- London Review of Books
- Seattle Times
- MIT Technology Review
- Zeit Online
- Handelsblatt
- Spectator Magazine
- Spektrum der Wissenschaft


Calibre 4.13.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Edit book: When searching in normal mode, have spaces in the search expression match multiple spaces and line breaks in the text
- When running calibre-portable.exe popup a more useful error message if it is placed in a location with a too long path
- Edit book: Allow skipping confirmation dialog when marking non-first file as cover page
- Add a shortcut [Ctrl+Alt+p] to switch to the previously opened library

Bug fixes:
- Viewer: Fix searching in flow mode not scrolling to display the search results
- Viewer search: Fix jumping to next match sometimes selecting previous match if the searched for expression occurs with identical context in multiple places
- Viewer: Ensure there is no bleed between pages when using single page per screen
- Fix shift click not working reliably in the book list
- Fix edit open with applications not working from files browser in editor
- MOBI Input: Upshift non-animated GIF to PNG as it is a more widely supported format
- MOBI Input: Dont auto-convert images in PNG/GIF formats to JPEG
- MOBI Output: Improve conversion of PNG images with transparency to GIF
- Check Book: Do not fail if non-UTF-8 stylesheets are present in the book
- Viewer: Maximum font size for margin text should be the body font size not hardcoded to 12px
- PDF Output: Ignore glyph size mismatches when merging fonts for TTF

New news sources:
- Istorias and Sardinia Post by tzium

Improved news sources:
- Forbes
- LA Times
- Glasgow Herald
- Spectator Magazine
- Newsweek


Calibre 4.12.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Kobo driver: Add support for new firmware with the series list on the device
- Automatically extract the source DOCX file from Kindle Create KPF files when adding them to calibre. If you prefer to preserve the KPF file you can disable the KPF Extract plugin in Preferences->Plugins
- Content server: Add a button to delete all locally cached books
- Edit Book: Allow selecting the contents of a tag with Ctrl+Alt+t
- Viewer: Save current position after 3 seconds of last position change. Useful if the viewer crashes on resume from sleep
- Viewer: Add a keyboard shortcut (Ctrl+w) to toggle the scrollbar
- Viewer: Keyboard shortcuts to change number of columns (Ctrl+[ and Ctrl+])

Bug fixes:
- Fix the Douban metadata download plugin
- Viewer: Fix searching in Regex and Whole words mode not working well
- Viewer: Fix searching for multiple words in fixed layout books not working
- RTF Input: Fix handling of RTF files with invalid encoded text
- PDF Output: Add a hangcheck for loading HTML if there is no progress for sixty seconds abort
- Viewer: When starting without a book allowing quitting the viewer by clicking the close button on the "Open book" page

New news sources:
Spectator Australia by James Cridland

Improved news sources:
Wired
ABC News Australia


Calibre 4.11.2 (64-bit)
Bug fixes:
- 4.11.2 fixes a couple of regressions that broke the New bookmark button in the viewer and scrolling in the content server library view. Also fixes calculation of default column widths in viewer not changing when font size is changed


Calibre 4.11.1 (64-bit)
New features:
- Viewer: Allow right clicking on the scrollbar to easily access commonly used scrolling shortcuts
- Edit book: Preview panel: Allow right clicking on images to edit them
- Add a new Quick select action to quickly select a virtual library with a few keystrokes. Activated by Ctrl+t or the Virtual library menu
- Viewer: Calculate default column widths based on current font size
- Viewer: Add a control to quit the viewer useful on touchscreens
- Viewer: Add shortcut for showing metadata (Ctrl+n)

Bug fixes:
- Viewer: Fix a regression that broke detection of pop-up footnotes using EPUB 3 markup
- Viewer: Fix current reading position not preserved when changing preferences and auto scroll is active
- Viewer: Fix stopping autoscroll at end of chapter not stopping next chapter jump
- Fix for viewer window going off screen even when not restoring window geometry
- Edit book: Fix syntax highlighting for break-(before|after)
- Fix drag and drop of some image files onto edit metadata dialog not working
- Conversion pipeline: Fix styles applied via selectors to the element being ignored
- Bulk metadata edit: Fix clear series not resetting series index
- Fix clicking on author name in book details panel to search in Goodreads not working if author has more than two parts in his name

Improved news sources:
- New York Times


Calibre 4.11.0 (64-bit)
New features:
Viewer:
- Allow right clicking on the scrollbar to easily access commonly used scrolling shortcuts
- Calculate default column widths based on current font size
- Add a control to quit the viewer useful on touchscreens
Edit book:
Preview panel: Allow right clicking on images to edit them
Add a new Quick select action to quickly select a virtual library with a few keystrokes. Activated by Ctrl+t or the Virtual library menu

Bug fixes:
Viewer:
- Fix a regression that broke detection of pop-up footnotes using EPUB 3 markup
- Fix current reading position not preserved when changing preferences and auto scroll is active

Closes tickets:
- Viewer: Add shortcut for showing metadata (Ctrl+n)
- Viewer: Fix stopping autoscroll at end of chapter not stopping next chapter jump
- Fix for viewer window going off screen even when not restoring window geometry
- Edit book: Fix syntax highlighting for break-(before|after)
- Fix drag and drop of some image files onto edit metadata dialog not working
- Bulk metadata edit: Fix clear series not resetting series index
- Fix clicking on author name in book details panel to search in Goodreads not working if author has more than two parts in his name
- Conversion pipeline: Fix styles applied via selectors to the element being ignored

Improved news sources:
- New York Times


Calibre 4.10.1 (64-bit)
New features:
- Viewer: When searching have single and double quotes match their curly variants as well.

Bug fixes:
- Fix a regression that caused the edit metadata individually and convert individually actions to use the bulk actions when multiple books are selected
- Viewer: Fix search shortcut button not focusing search input if the search panel is placed in a tab or a floating window
- Update Google Images cover download plugin for website markup changes
- Catalog generation: Ignore invalid pubdates
- Viewer: Stop autoscroll when changing page layout mode
- zipfile: Fix regression that broke handling of zipfiles with internal filenames not encoded in UTF-8
- Check Book: Turn off unique headings CSS warning
- DOCX Output: When a list item contains a nested listed but no text, it should be output as an empty list item

Improved news sources:
- The New Yorker
- Financiele Dagblad


Calibre 4.9.1 (64-bit)
New features:
- Viewer: Much improved search functionality; Now all matches are displayed when searching in a side bar with a few words of context. Also supports searching using regular expressions.
- Edit book: The Check book function has a new, improved CSS checker with support for CSS 3
- Edit book: Add an "Open with" action to the context menu of the files browser to easily open files with external programs
- Viewer toolbar: Add button to easily change color schemes

Bug fixes:
- Comments editor: Fix inserted blank paragraph being rendered as two lines
- PDF Output: Fix conversion of files containing elements failing
- Viewer: Fix failure to open some books that contain unparseable URLs
- Viewer: Fix data displayed in side margins getting moved out of position when mouse hovers over side margin
- Book details panel: When right clicking to save the cover, replace invalid characters in the suggested filename
- Fix harmless error popup when adding SSL key/certificate in server settings
- Dark mode: Fix colors in remove all formats except dialog

Improved news sources:
- Liberty Times


Calibre 4.8.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- Viewer in flow mode: Add auto-scrolling which can be triggered from the viewer controls and also make smooth scrolling by pressing down the arrow keys configurable
- Viewer: Allow showing data in left and right margins in addition to headers/footers
- Viewer: Allow right clicking in the lookup panel to zoom in/out
- Viewer: Allow setting colors for the margins when creating new color schemes in Preferences->Colors
- Viewer: Ctrl+, to show preferences

Bug fixes:
- PDF Output: Fix extracting text from generated PDFs not working if more than 100 characters per font are used in the text
- macOS: Fix viewer controls not using system UI font
- Viewer: Fix images not being rendered at certain sizes when they are the only content on the page in paged mode with single page per screen
- Viewer: Fix svg links not working
- Viewer: Fix a bug that could allow maliciously crafted EPUB files to read data from files on the computer. Thanks to dozernz for discovering this attack vector
- macOS: Fix regression in previous release that caused link color to be light blue even when not using dark


Calibre 4.7.0 (64-bit)
New features:
- macOS: Use transient scrollbars unless they are disabled in system preferences
- Viewer toolbar: Add actions for next and previous section. They are not added to the toolbar by default, customize it to add them.
- Viewer: Add an option to keep the toolbar visible in full screen mode (Viewer Preferences->Miscellaneous)
- Viewer: Allow modifying the current selection using Ctrl+Shift+Arrow.
- Book details: Add an option in Preferences->Look & feel->Book details to show a heading for the comments in the book details panel
- Edit book: Spell check: Ignore soft hyphens in words
- Viewer: In multiple pages per screen mode, When paging back to a chapter we have just paged forward from return to the exact position we left - from in terms of number of blank trailing pages displayed.
- Viewer: Add a setting under Preferences->Colors to control when the viewer will override all book colors or not.

Bug fixes:
- Viewer: Fix flick scrolling in flow mode jumping to next chapter.
- Windows: Possible fix for some windows appearing off screen on multi-monitor setups
- macOS: Fix PDF Output not working when running ebook-convert via symlink on the command line.
- PDF Output: Ignore upto 8 byte glyph data size mismatches when merging identical glyphs.
- Edit Book: Spell Check: Fix words surrounded by narrow non-breaking spaces being incorrectly detected as mis-spelled
- Get books: Update various Polish language stores
- macOS: Fix drag and drop to re-arrange items in the viewer toolbar not working
- PDF Output: When an inline image is placed alone inside a block tag, ensure that it is not split over two pages.
- ToC editor: Fix generate from links not working correctly when links have no fragments.
- PDF Output: Dont dedup images that cannot be uncompressed
- Advanced search dialog: Fix an error when closing dialog i

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