KBibTeX Changelog

New in version 0.4.1

October 16th, 2012
  • Web searches: Improved support for user-triggered cancelling
  • SpringerLink search: GUI changes, using api.springer.com for search
  • PubMed: Limiting search requests per time
  • ACM Portal: Retrieving "month", fixing HTTP header
  • JSTOR: fixing HTTP header
  • Google Scholar: Updates to compensate for changes in Google's web layout; handling redirects
  • Science Direct: Updates to compensate for changes in Science Direct's web layout; handling redirects
  • arXiv: Trying to extract bibliographic information from journal strings
  • BibSonomy: Specifying number of hits to find
  • Web search uses KDE's proxy settings
  • Using KDE subsystem to open external files (e.g. PDF files)
  • Adding preview for images (in addition to PDF or HTML files); handling references to arXiv
  • Squeezing long file names in user interface
  • Handling quit actions more gracefully
  • Improving interface to external programs such as pdflatex
  • More robust XSL transformations
  • BibTeX import: guessing encoding information left by JabRef, more informative debug output, improved handling of multiple fields with same name
  • Reference preview: supporting dark color schemes
  • Fixing sorting in value list
  • Fixes in setting color tag to entries
  • Fixes in name formatting
  • Keeping user interface read-only for read-only use cases
  • Numerous bug fixes, closing memory leaks, speed improvements
  • Adding testing application for web searches
  • Fixes in duplicate merging code: remove fields user doesn't want to keep

New in version 0.4.1 RC2 (October 1st, 2012)

  • Online searches: Improved support for user-triggered cancelling
  • Fixes in online search for JSTOR, Google Scholar, Science Direct
  • Reference preview: supporting dark color schemes
  • Special test application for online searches
  • Fixes in duplication merge

New in version 0.4.1 RC1 (May 5th, 2012)

  • Fixes in online search for IEEExplore, Springer Link, PubMed, arXiv, JStor, ScienceDirect
  • Various minor GUI fixes and improvements
  • Memory leaks fixed
  • Better integration into KDE desktop
  • Consistently rejecting modifications in read-only mode
  • Improved debug output for BibTeX importer
  • Document Preview revamped
  • Asking for user confirmation on exiting with modified documents
  • General GUI improvements such as squeezing long URLs

New in version 0.4 (November 25th, 2011)

  • Support for Windows (compiles out of the box)
  • Configuration file system refactored
  • Adding more online search engines: SpringerLink, PubMed, ACM Digital Library, JSTOR, IEEE Xplorer, Science Direct
  • Improving all other online search engines: Google Scholar, arXiv, BibSonomy
  • "List of Values" refactored, allows to search for items
  • Introducing preferences dialog to manage various settings
  • Improved support for drag'n'drop throughout the program
  • Improving tagging elements with color
  • Introducing global keyword list to select from
  • Editing widgets get "history" to select from
  • Widget for cross references allows to select from existing elements
  • Introducing duplicate finding and merging code and user interface
  • Improvements in usability of filter line edit
  • File view can resize and order columns, settings get stored
  • Improving file importer and exporter filters
  • BibTeX references can be sent to LyX via a pipe
  • Numerous bug fixes

New in version 0.3 Beta 2 (May 2nd, 2011)

  • adding man page
  • URL list allows to choose from local files
  • correcting behavior of read-only controls
  • more robust/flexible importer for BibTeX code
  • adding "recently used files" menu item
  • fixes in online/web searches including handling of "cancel" events
  • numerous other bug fixes and improvements

New in version 0.2.2 (July 13th, 2009)

  • Adding support for BibUtils and Bib2Db5 to read and write more bibliography formats
  • Finding duplicates in bibliography files
  • Creating multiple backup files
  • Support for all text encodings supported by iconv
  • Supporting more LaTeX commands for non-ASCII characters
  • Finding external files (e.g. PDF files) using relative paths, too
  • Greatly improving querying web services (e.g. Google Scholar) Querying CiteSeerX, IEEExplorer, Computer Science Bibliographies and
  • ScienceDirect added
  • Querying Z39.50 servers added
  • Viewing primary and online references added
  • Saving window sizes of dialogs
  • Normalizing entry ids according to suggestion system possible
  • Multiple selection in sidebar possible
  • Numerous other improvements
  • Various bugfixes

New in version 0.2.2 Beta 2 (February 16th, 2009)

  • List of changes to be published. See above link for detailed list of changes.