[OS X TeX] [ANN] BibDesk-1.1.6

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Thu Sep 8 05:02:26 CEST 2005

The BibDesk team is pleased to announce that BibDesk 1.1.6 is now  
available from <http://bibdesk.sourceforge.net/>.  We've fixed some  
major bugs in this release (including our top reported crashers), and  
added a few new features as well.  Thanks to those of you who have  
tested our nightly builds and submitted bug reports on the new features!

If you encounter any problems with this release, please let us know  
by filing a bug report at <http://sourceforge.net/tracker/? 
group_id=61487&atid=497423> so we can track the issue and get it  
fixed.  Complete release notes follow.

Changes since 1.1.5

*** New Features ***

   *  Can now copy entire PDF from the TeX preview and editor drawer
   *  Progress indicator added to TeX preview window
   *  Find/Replace support added in various places (10.3 and greater  
only): abstract/annote/rss tabs, and error editing window
   *  Can now edit macros in the Pasteboard/File/Web import sheet(s)
   *  Can now set the base font size for the document's text preview
   *  Abbreviated words are now always included in acronyms for cite- 
key or autofile, and you can set the length of words to ignore when  
creating acronyms
   *  Advanced format settings for cite-key and autofile preferences  
are now in a separate sheet in preferences
   *  Pref pane layout revised again
   *  Can drag webloc files from the document table on 10.4 and later  
(for a remote URL column)
   *  Can now drag remote URL icons from the document table to a web  
   *  Can now add new fields in the text/web import sheet, as in the  
   *  Can now declare arbitrary fields as Remote/Local Url fields in  
   *  Can drag remote-URLs (or weblocs) to the appropriate popup  
button in the editor
   *  Can drag remote or local file URLs to appropriate fields in the  
   *  Local/remote URL icons are now displayed in the text cells of  
the editor, and can be dragged from the editor
   *  Stop words are now removed when sorting by Booktitle as well as  
   *  Added menu items to duplicate Title to Booktitle (main menu and  
editor action menu)
   *  Set remote URL field from file metadata when setting the local  
file field (if the remote URL is empty)

*** Bugs Fixed ***

   *  TeX previewing completely rewritten
       -  Files are no longer generated in Application Support
       -  Separate tasks are used for copy/paste and the preview window
       -  Thread safety improved
       -  Performance improved
       -  Files with .cfg and .sty extensions in Application Support  
are copied to the working directory
       -  TeX tasks now time out after 10 seconds
       -  If the task failed, the .log file is displayed instead
   *  Fixed bug #1252043, hang when using crossrefs
   *  Exceptions raised during metadata generation will no longer  
cause a crash
   *  Fixed bug #1254408, can't drag Amazon entries from Reference Miner
   *  Fixed bug #1255628, exception raised when dragging from the  
custom cite drawer
   *  Fixed crashing bug in editor if Preview.app didn't have any  
recent items in its menu
   *  Comparisons using generalBibItemCompareFunc now work properly  
with inherited values (sorting by Year was not correct for  
crossreferenced items)
   *  Fixed bug #1254829 by committing edits before generating cite  
keys or autofiling
   *  Add a single whitespace after a comma separator when parsing  
multi-value RIS fields
   *  Collapse DOS line endings properly in the RIS parser, so  
spacing in multi-value RIS fields isn't weird
   *  Fix crasher when dropping a publication on the editor to be  
   *  Rewrote the macro editing to eliminate some focus and editing  
   *  ER tag in RIS parsing was being associated with the previous  
record, rather than discarded
   *  Error handling when BibTeX parsing fails has been refactored,  
and the error table updates when the error editor window is closed
   *  Encoding conversion errors when parsing BibTeX are reported
   *  Remote URLs now open properly from the main table
   *  Fixed exception in advanced find when finding previous with  
only one match
   *  Fixed crash that could occur when closing a document while  
preview updates were being dequeued
   *  Document now gets resorted if you change a value in the  
currently-sorted column
   *  Fixed exception raised when selecting text at the end of the  
document's preview, then switching to an entry with a shorter preview
   *  Fixed bug #1263818, exception raised when dragging between  
documents under certain conditions
   *  Fixed crash when saving and then closing a document while the  
metadata cache was being written
   *  Fixed bug #1266321, toolbar delete button shouldn't support  
click-through behavior
   *  Fixed memory leaks in complex strings, date creation, and the  
BibTeX parsing
   *  Remote URLs such as doi: locations are now sanitized properly  
with percent escapes
   *  Horizontal scroller in TeX PDF preview no longer overwrites the  
scroll factor button after switching from the Text tab
   *  File paths are added to metadata items in case the aliases fail
   *  Further optimizations to the document's text preview
   *  Use 10.4 API for setting the table column width in order to  
silence an annoying console log message
   *  Fixed annoying bug when editing abstract/annote/rss, where  
selection jumped to the end of the entry after the first keystroke
   *  RIS parser no longer adds a linefeed after HTML/math conversions
   *  Correct pasteboard is now used when dragging to the editor  
window, so random crossref entries are no longer created
   *  Removed log message about complex strings created without a  
macro resolver from deployment builds
   *  Fixed a couple of potential crashers when sorting with nil strings
   *  Sort empty values more consistently
   *  Remove TeX from Spotlight search results
   *  The dragged row is now highlighted when dragging from the  
custom cite drawer
   *  Dragging from the cite drawer when nothing is selected in the  
main table will show an explanatory dialog
   *  Resorting the main table no longer causes the previews to  
update needlessly
   *  Fixed bug #1045938, set default copyright date for RSS export  
to 2005
   *  Fixed bug #1284038, @preamble was not being parsed properly.   
Now that we read the document's preamble, we also check to see if the  
default template contains the preamble to avoid duplicating it.
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