Software update: Caliber 5.38

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Version 5.38 of Caliber has been released. This open source ebook manager is available for Windows, Linux, and macOS. Among other things, it can look up all relevant information and cover images, and convert ebooks to make them suitable for the various types of e-readers. Furthermore, the program can convert newspapers, magazines and news articles based on RSS feeds into e-book format. Books can also be purchased with Caliber at the well-known web stores. The following changes and improvements have been made in this release:

New features

  • E-book viewer: When displaying estimated time to completion for reading a book, remember the reading rate the next time the book is opened. Close tickets: 1852929
  • Dark theme: Highlight the current cell in the book list with a darker background and different foreground to make it more obvious. Close tickets: 1961500
  • An option to disable editing composite columns in the main book list when Tabbing through them (Preferences->Look & feel->Edit metadata). Close tickets: 1961639

bug fixes

  • Tag editor: Fix regression in previous release that caused double clicking on tags to not work on non Linux platforms.
  • Copy to library: Fix annotations not being copied. Close tickets: 1962365
  • Edit book: Spell check: Fix words after a comment not being checked. Close tickets: 1962213
  • PDF Output: Fix conversion failing if there are ToC entries pointing to removed content. Close tickets: 1960554
  • E-book viewer: Fix an error when opening books with MathML for the second time if the last read position was at a MathML element. Close tickets: 1961775
  • Edit book: Fix double clicking to select a word also selecting smart quotes surrounding the word.
  • EPUB 3 metadata: Fix non-integer series index being sometimes represented using exponential notation.

New news sources

  • Hindustan Times by unkn0wn
  • India Legal Magazine by unkn0wn
  • RT а русском by Vuizur

Improved news sources

  • Lenta.ru and aif.ru
  • Indian Express
  • Live Mint
  • Mainichic
  • Japan Times

Version number 5.38
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11
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License type GPL
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