Software Update: Sigil 1.8.0

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Sigil is an open source ebook editor with extensive options, which is being developed for Windows, Linux, and macOS. The program can import both EPUB and HTML files, including formatting and images. The support for epub2 is one hundred percent and that for epub3 is almost complete. It can further generate a multi-level table of contents and edit the epub syntax directly in the code view. In version 1.8.0, the following changes and improvements have been made:

New Features:

  • BookBrowser can now link javascripts similarly to how it links stylesheets
  • Epub3 javascripts can now open windows if javascript is enabled
  • Add Find and Replace context menu to clear its curent values ​​and history
  • Add support for 3 Automation lists that support editing and automatically running a list of commands that can include all Sigil plugins and a limited set of Tools
  • Add support for BookBrowser to insert a blank javascript file
  • Do not require replacement prompt if current book is unmodified and input plugin is run

Bug Fixes:

  • Reports now generate properly quoted csv when saved
  • Workaround Bug in QtWebengine when using custom scheme handler and specific audio/video codecs
  • Fix CV -> Preview sync after initial load when Preview Zoom is not equal to 100%
  • Fix link tags with rel set to stylesheets via Mend and Mend and Prettify that are missing type
  • Fix GoToLinkOrStyle to work on css link tags in head
  • Fix logic in GoToLinkOrStyle to better identify the actual target with styles
  • Fix insert media file when cursor at very start of tag
  • Fix Windows and macOS bugs when generating Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Fix insert closing tag when cursor at very start of tag
  • Fix double copy to Clipboard from OPF and NCX Tabs
  • Fix GoToLinkOrStyle when class attribute present but cursor not in the class attribute
  • Fix TabManager scroll to position to properly handle position of 0
  • Fix crash using Split At Markers when body tag is completely empty (no whitespace or anything)

Version number 1.8.0
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, macOS, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11
Website Sigil
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License type GPL
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