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openSUSE-RU-2017:0073-1: Recommended update for calibre
openSUSE Recommended Update: Recommended update for calibre

Announcement ID: openSUSE-RU-2017:0073-1
Rating: low
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.1

An update that has 0 recommended fixes can now be installed.


This update for calibre fixes the following issues:

- the version was updated to 2.75.1 to get some kobo driver updates,
especially support for the latest Kobo firmware version 4.2.

- update to 2.75.1: fixes regressions introduces in 2.75.0

- update to 2.75.0 New Features
- Add support for new Kobo firmware version 4.2
- Allow using amazon_in, amazon_au, amazon_com identifiers in the Book
details panel. Bug Fixes
- Kobo driver: Fix incorrectly sized covers being sent to some Kobo
- E-book viewer: Prevent javascript in the book from accessing files on
the computer using XMLHttpRequest.
- Edit Book: Fix the 'Search ignoring markup tool' not ignoring
comments/processing instructions, etc.
- CSS Transforms: Fix 'is'/'is not' rules not matching currentColor.
- E-book viewer: Make the swipe up gesture move to next section instead
of previous section.
- Edit Book: Allow the Spell Check dialog and the search panel to be
made much narrower than before.
- Edit Book: Fix customize template window not freely resizable
on windows.
- Edit Book: Fix newlines not being matched by the 'Search ignoring
markup' tool.
- EPUB Input: Fix incorrect handling of html files that are in a folder
above the OPF file.

- Update to 2.74.0: New Features
- Amazon metadata download: Allow downloading from as well. To
use go to Preferences->Metadata download and customize the amazon
plugin to download from
- Edit Book: Allow disabling the 'Files already arranged into folders'
message popup Bug Fixes
- Edit Book: Fix selected text not being fully highlighted when using
the solarized color schemes.
- calibredb: Fix CSV output for the check_library command not being
properly escaped
- Fix subsetting of fonts whose names start with 'and' not working
- Fix a regression in 2.72 that broke the --start-in-tray command line
- Fix third party plugins that create dynamic context menus not working
in linux
- DOCX Input: Fix images wider than 50% of the page width being
incorrectly right aligned even when anchored to the center of the page.
- Catalog generation: Ensure all citation keys in BiBTeX catalogs have
only ascii characters.
- Get Books: Update ebookpoint and legimi plugins for website changes
- EPUB3 metadata: Ensure updating metadata never produces empty
dc:contributor elements.
- DOCX Output: Fix an error when converting tables with spanning cells.
- Nicer error message if the user tries to import data while the content
server is running

- Update to 2.73.0: New Features
- Add a preference in Preferences->Look & Feel to hide the row numbers
in the main book list.
- Allow Export/Import of column coloring and icon rules.
- Edit Book: Allow bulk changing of file extension for selected files by
right clicking ont he selected files in the file browser.
- Edit Book: Check Book: Add a check for nav documents that contain no
ToC in EPUB 3 books
- Edit Book: Check Book: Add a test to check if the embedded fonts in
the book have their embedding permissions enabled Bug Fixes
- Pressing the up arrow in an date edit with undefined value should jump
to the current date rather than Feb 101
- EPUB Input: When an invalid nav based ToC is used in an EPUB 3.0
document that also has a fallback NCX ToC, use the fallback ToC.
- Fix a regression that broke the icon theme creation tool in the
previous release
- Fix insert character dialog not reflowing characters on resize. Also
only allow the search bar in the dialog to get input focus

- update to 2.72.0 New Features
- Font embedding: Implement automatic embedding for fonts with
non-normal stretch and weight values such as Condensed/Light/Extra
Bold fonts
- Allow aborting an in-progress Copy-to-library action.
- Edit Book: When adding a font file via File->New automatically
generate the appropriate @font-face rule and copy it to the clipboard
so that it can be easily inserted into the appropriate CSS files.
- Edit Book: Check Book: Add a warning for links with the : character in
them on windows
- Conversion: When converting markdown documents recognize basic
metadata in the markdown document formatted as per the markdown
metadata extension.
- Edit Book: Spell Check dialog: Various small usability enhancements --
preserve position in word list on refresh, ensure that new current
word is highlighted after changing a word, etc.
- Edit Book: Flash the taskbar icon after beautify all files completes.
Bug Fixes
- Fix creating an empty library with the same structure as current
library not creating custom columns on the first restart after
creating the new custom columns.
- Edit Book: Dont fail to rename files on windows if there is a link
containing the colon character.
- PDF Output: Dont fail if one of the embedded fonts has no names
- Edit Book: When downloading external resources, ensure the generated
filenames are valid.
- Windows: Fix file extension not being added automatically when missing
in save dialogs.
- Fix calibre not opening full-screen in windows tablet mode.
- Edit Book: Fix check external links tool not detecting changes that
have not yet been saved
- Generate covers: Fix & in the series causing incorrect formatting of
series number.
- Edit Book: Fix a regression in the last release that broke the Arrange
into folders tool when arranging into sub-folders of a folder that
does not exist.

- Update to 2.71.0: New Features
- calibre's tenth birthday edition!
- A new set of icons for calibre
- A short video commemorating the occasion:
- Book details panel: Add a copy all action to the right click menu. Bug
- Get Books: Update ebookpoint and woblink store plugins for website
- Edit Book: When un-marking text auto-change the 'search where'
location to what it was before text was marked rather than 'current
- Automatic adding: Show an error if the user specifies a folder whose
name starts with a dot or underscore.
- OS X: Fix a regression that caused incorrect display of the icon in
pop-up message boxes when using a Retina display.
- Kobo driver: Fix an error when migrating very old settings
- Kobo driver: Fix a regression that broke handling of reading status
for devices running old 1.9x versions of the Kobo firmware
- Edit Book: When using the arrange into folders tool do not change the
case of already existing folders in the book.

- Update to version 2.70.0: New Features
- Edit Book: Add a tool to download external resources
(images/stylesheets/etc.) that are not included in the book.
- Make custom columns available in the Alter Tag Browser->Manage
categories sub menu Bug Fixes
- Conversion: Fix incorrect resolution of references to resources in
HTML files that exist in a folder level above the OPF file. This could
lead to styles being incorrectly processed in such HTML files.
- Get Books: Update the amazon store plugins for website changes
- Update metadata download plugin to fix searching for books by
- Edit Book: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke the
preferences dialog for changing color schemes.
- Edit Book: Better error message when user tries to open a Check Book
item that refers to a file that has been deleted since the last time
Check Book was run.

- Update to 2.69.0: New Features
- Kobo driver: Support for firmware version 4.1 and Overdrive books on
the device
- Edit Book: Highlight class names inside HTML tags
- Bulk metadata edit dialog: Allow search & replace to work for ratings
columns as well. Bug Fixes
- Fix downloading of metadata from, which broke due to website
- Kobo driver: Fix delete of empty collections
- Kobo driver: Fix book previews being sometimes detected as actual books
- Cover Browser: Fix setting an empty template for the title causes an
- Edit Book: On windows do not trigger shortcuts when using the right
Alt (AltGr) key. This allows it to be used for entering special
characters instead.
- Edit Book: Auto-add file extension when using the Save a Copy dialog
if it is missing.
- Linux: Fix calibre not launching when used with some old VNC server
- Fix some news downloads in east asian languages not working because
the truncation of article descriptions could cause invalid UTF-16
bytes in the string
- Fix incorrect timezone when editing custom date columns directly in
the book list

- Update to 2.68.0: New Features
- Add a tweak to Preferences->Tweaks to control the list of servers
calibre considers public email servers Bug Fixes
- Content server: Fix a regression in the previous release that broke
the OPDS feeds for libraries with no custom columns
- Edit metadata dialog: Fix auto-generation/validation of author sort
values not working when only changing case of the author name.
- A nicer error message when calibre fails to create the temporary
- Fix dates being set to empty in bulk search/replace not becoming
- Edit metadata dialog: Make pressing up on an undefined numeric field
set the value to zero instead of -99999.
- Conversion: Handle corrupted JPEG files that have valid headers but
invalid data.
- Conversion: Improve detection of input documents that use uppercase
tag/attribute names.
- Fix regression in previous release that caused incorrect display of
ratings in the side panel of the metadata download dialog
- Get Books: Update publio and virtualo store plugins for website changes
- Fix reading metadata from PDF files broken by poppler >= 0.47.0
- Change the application name set in Qt to calibre from libprs500

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-49=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.1 (i586 x86_64):



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