[OS X TeX] [ANN] BibDesk 0.98

Adam R.Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Wed Feb 16 08:07:58 CET 2005

The BibDesk development team is pleased to announce that BibDesk 0.98 
is now available for download at <http://bibdesk.sourceforge.net/>.

This release has a full-fledged AutoFile feature, thanks to Christiaan 
Hofman, so check out the preferences; it's almost like iTunes for 
articles!  Further, AppleScript should work once again (if not, please 
let me know ASAP), and we fixed an incompatibility with the 
autocompletion plugin that caused EndNote 8 to hang (thanks to Alex 
Montgomery for discovering this).  Autocompletion users should update 
their plugin from BibDesk's Autocompletion preferences.

In the event that you find a bug, please remember to file a report at 
<http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=61487&atid=497423>, with 
supporting information so we can reproduce the issue.

** NOTE **
The cautious among you may want to back up your existing bibliography 
and autofiled articles (if any), before using the new "Consolidate..." 

New Features
   •  AutoFile can now rename files according to a user-specifiable 
format string; this allows for reorganization of existing files and 
automatic filing of new papers
   •  New specifiers to support AutoFile
   •  View local file/view remote URL buttons in the BibEditor are now 
popup buttons, and the drawer has a close button

   •  AppleScript should work again
   •  Format string popup menu now inserts specifiers at the insertion 
   •  Check for valid field names in the experimental parser
   •  Added a "Validate" option to imported files (currently only RIS)
   •  RIS imported files are now assigned a default name by NSDocument
   •  Input Manager will no longer cause EndNote 8 to hang on launch
   •  @string definitions are now saved when using the experimental 
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