[OS X TeX] [ANN] BibDesk 1.2.4

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Thu Feb 23 23:35:36 EST 2006

The BibDesk development team is pleased to announce that BibDesk  
1.2.4 is now available for download at http:// 
bibdesk.sourceforge.net/.  This release adds a few new features, but  
future releases in the BibDesk 1.x series will hopefully just have  
bug fixes, as we move development efforts to BibDesk 2.0.

Thanks to those of you who reported bugs in our nightly builds and  
helped improve this release.  As usual, please continue to report  
bugs at <http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=61487&atid=497423>.

Complete release notes follow:

New Features
   *  Added an "Empty..." group for pubs with an empty value for the  
current grouping field (RFE #1429419)
   *  The "refman" extension is now recognized as RIS
   *  Added more author name features to AppleScript
   *  Added a smart group that shows the last import of publications  
via the pasteboard
   *  Search terms from Spotlight searches are once again used when  
opening a BibTeX or RIS file from the Spotlight window
   *  PostScript files can now be displayed directly in the editor  
drawer (10.4 only; may be slow) (RFE #1434179)
   *  Compressed (gzip and zip) files can now be displayed directly  
in the editor drawer (10.4 only) (RFE #1434179, 1190155)
   *  Url and Local-Url are now added to Spotlight metadata cache if  

Bugs Fixed
   *  Collapse whitespace in author names when parsing RIS; avoids  
editor display oddities
   *  Arrow keys move left/right when editing while the autocomplete  
window is showing
   *  Fixed bug #1430810, editor unnecessarily warns about autofile  
when dropping a parseable file
   *  Fixed bug #1431179, normalized names did not have a Jr part,  
and AppleScript description of normalized name was wrong
   *  Select all publications group when highlighting an entry from  
Spotlight, so it's guaranteed to be visible
   *  A more informative message is displayed when pasting or file  
opening fails
   *  Parentheses are now recognized as valid for opening and closing  
a BibTeX entry
   *  Fixed bug #1432660, PubMed tags should be capitalized, but not  
   *  Only publications with unparseable files are autofiled
   *  Window frames and view sizes for the document are no longer  
saved based on document name
   *  Fixed a memory leak in BibAuthor
   *  Fixed bug #1435342, update smart group counts after add/delete
   *  Fixed bug #1435344, don't allow removing items from single  
valued groups
   *  Fixed bug #1430615, TeXify accented i characters using \i
   *  Document window frame sizes should be preserved properly
   *  Fixed bug #1436631, abbreviated hyphenated names were not  
displayed correctly
   *  Fixed bug #1436633, selection was not correct after deleting a  

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