Release Notes - Papers for Windows 1.0.20

Overview of the Changes

This update of Papers for Windows drastically improves performance in key areas like PDF downloading and library navigation. It also brings several other fixes and improvements.


Other bug fixes and improvements

  • much improved performance of PDF downloading
  • improved loading speed of PDFs
  • improved loading and displaying of metadata from the library
  • support for downloading citation files to update metadata
  • added notification UI
  • Fixed an issue where the Magic Citations search box would eat characters when typing fast
  • Fixed an issue where PDF file names were not properly stripping leading and trailing separators
  • Fixed an issue where the Reveal File menu option would not work
  • Fixed an issue where activating the license would leave the "trial expired" toolstrip until restart
  • Fixed an issue where duplicate author names could not be removed from the inspector
  • Fixed an issue where PDFs were incorrectly saved as supplement through the missing PDF inspector
  • Fixed an issue where search in papers would return the wrong result
  • Fixed an issue where the right click contextual menu would cause active paper to switch
  • Fixed an issue where Adobe Acrobat Reader 11 would prevent PDF downloads
  • Fixed an issue where the wrong keywords were exported for a citation
  • Fixed an issue where the article would not be saved when highlighted in the inspector
  • Fixed an issue where the application would hang upon opening a papers2:// redirect link
  • Fixed Bibtex Exporter errors for Thesis Articles
  • Fixed two memory leaks related to the built-in Webview
  • Fixed a memory leak related to loading PDF resources
  • Fixed a crash related to keyword editing
  • Fixed a crash related to path handling
  • Fixed a crash related to updating authors in the inspector
  • Fixed a crash related to the date picker in the inspector
  • Fixed a crash in CheckForCollision
  • Fixed a crash in the PDF component when opening and closing tabs
  • Reduced memory footprint by reusing images
  • Improved Mac-Win database consistency
  • Improved UI for library updating
  • Updated license and settings in the installer

Up next

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