[OS X TeX] [ANN] BibDesk-1.2.5

Adam R. Maxwell amaxwell at mac.com
Fri Mar 10 10:10:25 EST 2006

The BibDesk development team is pleased to announce that BibDesk  
1.2.5 is now available for download at <http:// 
bibdesk.sourceforge.net/>.  All users are encouraged to upgrade, as  
this release fixes a number of unfortunate bugs in 1.2.4, and even  
adds some handy new features (hopefully without adding unhandy new  

Thanks to those of you who sent in crash reports and bug reports, as  
well as tested our nightly builds!  As always, bug reports should be  
submitted at <http://sourceforge.net/tracker/? 
group_id=61487&atid=497423>.  Detailed release notes follow.

Changes since 1.2.4

New Features
   *  Added option to clean non-ASCII characters from generated file  
   *  Fonts can now be changed in Annote/Abstract/RSS-Description  
editor text views (use context menu or main menu)
   *  The DOI field is now recognized as a URL, and resolved against  
http://dx.doi.org/ as necessary
   *  URLs are recognized in the Annote/Abstract/RSS-Description text  
   *  Added an option to set Local-Url to the relative path instead  
of the URL in autofile (off by default).  Requires you to use the  
document location instead of papers folder.
   *  Font for publications list and text preview is now changed via  
the View menu and system font panel
   *  Added a type-ahead helper for text import sheet (see online help)
   *  PDF views now have a context menu option to Save As... (10.4+  

Bugs Fixed
   *  Fixed broken nib in Smart Group editing
   *  Fixed RIS import bug (bug #1438435)
   *  Author name splitting in preview should be more reliable
   *  Fixed crash that occurred when launching BibDesk from Spotlight  
under certain conditions
   *  Fixed autosave reopening behavior to be safer
   *  Font family from preferences is used to annote or abstract  
   *  Improved error handling in Spotlight cache file generation;  
slashes are now replaced with '%'
   *  Fixed memory leak in author/Address Book interaction
   *  File type when opening RIS was incorrectly set to BibTeX, which  
broke saving RIS
   *  Drag image should always be sized correctly when dragging from  
the editor form
   *  Added counter to "Copy as BibTeX" menu item for multiple selection
   *  Table column widths and window size/location should really be  
preserved properly
   *  Fixed comparison of tristate fields (bug #1445731)

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