Release Notes - Papers for Windows 1.0.17

Overview of the Changes

This update of Papers for Windows fixes issues with download and renaming, keywords, improves webpage load times, PDF renaming, and brings several other fixes and improvements.


Other bug fixes and improvements

  • Added the Show Library Location option under the library tab in the Options
  • Added option to a silent install for automatic distribution
  • Fixed an issue with column resizing when columns are added/removed
  • Fixed an issue with the library card for the "me" user
  • Fixed an issue with misconfigured preference files
  • Fixed an issue where the PDF column was not updated upon import
  • Fixed an issue with authentication and URL types
  • Fixed an issue with Endnote XML exporting and double encoding
  • Fixed an issue where searching publication notes was not working
  • Fixed an issue with full text indexing
  • Fixed an crash while viewing PDFs
  • Fixed an issue with parsing JSTOR records
  • Fixed an issue where links with PDFs got lost for shared libraries
  • Library settings can now be reconstituted from osl files
  • BibTeX exporting now includes the publisher information
  • BibTeX exporting now contains correct type for thesis
  • Fixed an issue with unicode characters in relative paths to PDFs
  • Renamed "Magic Manuscripts" to "Magic Citations"
  • Fixed an issue with Publisher title parsing for ACM search
  • Fixed an issue with author name parsing
  • Fixed an issue where adding notes in the PDF tab would not show these in the main view
  • Fixed an issue with Papers archives not being imported correctly
  • Fixed an issue with searching wikipedia
  • Fixed an issue with file naming of PDFs without a title
  • Fixed an issue with adding a paper to subcollection
  • Fixed an issue with duplicate results from the Web of Science search engine
  • Fixed an issue where Match Paper option could not be invoked
  • Fixed an issue where PDFs went missing after matching
  • Fixed an issue with underscores in PDF file names
  • Fixed an issue with Endnote XML importing due to case sensitivity
  • Fixed an issue where PDFs could not be downloaded properly
  • Fixed an issue where attributed titles were not saved correctly
  • Fixed an issue where attributed subtitles were not displayed correctly
  • Fixed an issue with suffix parsing from author names
  • Fixed an issue with date parsing
  • Fixed an issue with student discount form data being overwritten
  • Fixed an issue with new update detection
  • Fixed an issue where MD5 hashes were not calculated properly due to security settings
  • Fixed an issue where matching would fail for papers with DOI in header
  • Fixed an issue with downloading PDFs from Science Direct
  • Fixed an issue with export of citations from websites
  • Fixed an issue with keywords being split by comma
  • Fixed an issue with disconnected PDFs
  • Fixed an issue with Endnote XML export
  • Fixed an issue where created_at dates were stored wrongly
  • Fixed an issue where the PDF was not being handled correctly upon matching
  • Fixed an issue where the PDF would not be renamed properly if it had a space as last character in the filename
  • Fixed an issue where the PDF would go missing after auto-matching
  • Fixed an issue where certain PDFs were duplicated
  • Fixed an issue where papers would not stay in the trash
  • Fixed an issue where the PDF would get lost upon resetting the metadata to blank
  • Fixed an issue where Javascript errors would pop up to the front
  • Fixed an issue with loading supplemental gzip files
  • Fixed an issue where the menu item for Conferences and Websites would read Periodicals
  • Fixed an issue where one couldn't remove one citation from a list
  • Fixed an issue where importing from Google Books would create 3 entries
  • Fixed an issue where the country would not be preset when purchasing papers
  • Fixed an issue with Crossref book parsing
  • Fixed an issue where creating a Livfe collection would create two entries
  • Fixed an issue where a corrupt student discount image upload would cause a crash
  • Fixed an issue with Endnote import using the wrong path to find endnote library
  • Fixed a crash after selecting copy link location in Help view
  • Fixed a crash in the PDF view component upon opening and closing tabs
  • Fixed a crash while loading PDFs
  • Fixd a crash due to a WMI exception
  • Added the ability to deactivate a license
  • Improved speed of webpage metadata parsing
  • Focus us now put in the name field during the startup wizard
  • Updated mime types for downloading contents
  • Ezproxy list is now sorted upon downloading
  • Improved website load times
  • Improved Mac-PC library compatibility

  • temporarily disabled the Web of Science search engine due to web service changes, we're working on bringing it back.

Up next

Have a look at our roadmap to see what's up next:
http://pfw.mekentosj.com/kb/roadmap/papers-for-windows-roadmap