Upgrade to Calibre 3.7

Now, Calibre is not upgraded every week.  Let me have a look at the new releases.

New features of Calibre 3.7

  • Allow searching for books in a virtual library using a new ‘vl:’ prefix
  • Server: Show file sizes in the tooltips for the download buttons.
  • Server: Reduce the grid view minimum cover thumbnail size from 150px to 105px
  • Narrow layout: Fix wasted space to the left of the comments in the Book details panel

New features of Calibre 3.6

  • Linux: Use native file dialogs via zenity or kdialog, if available
  • Copy to library: Add an action to show a dialog that allows for easy selection of libraries for copy/move. Useful when there are a large number of libraries to choose from.
  • Server: Allow deleting a downloaded book from the “Browse all downloaded books” screen

 

New features of Calibre 3.5

  • Server: Add a new ‘custom’ mode for the book list, where you can specify exactly what metadata fields are displayed, via a template (see Preferences->Sharing over the net->Book list template)
  • Speed up HTML parsing by an order of magnitude, by switching from html5lib to html5-parser
  • Add support for touch screens to the main calibre book list. You can now flick to scroll, tap to select and double-tap to view books.
  • Server: Add an option to ban IP addresses if there are too many failed login attempts
  • calibre-debug: Change the –explode-book action to only create the exploded directory and not rebuild the file. Add a new –implode-book action to rebuild the file, separately.
  • Book details panel: Add Manage authors/series/tags/etc. to the menu when right clicking on the item
  • Kobo driver: Update for new firmware

New features of Calibre 3.4

  • Edit book: Allow exporting all selected files to the computer from the ‘File browser’ by right clicking and choosing ‘Export selected files’
  • Server: When returning to the search page, remember the last used state of the Tag browser
  • Template language: Allow the in_list() functions to return different values depending on what is found
  • Add a configurable shortcut to move the focus from Quickview to the book list

New features of Calibre 3.3

  • Quickview panel: Allow opening and closing the panel via the Layout button in the bottom right corner.
  • Book details panel: Allow right clicking on author names to search for books by the author on Amazon.
  • Edit book: When doing a Replace/Count all with multiple searches add a ‘Show details’ button on the result dialog that shows the individual counts for each search.
  • Comments editor: Add a button to easily insert separators (i.e. <hr> tags) when editing comments

New features of Calibre 3.2.1

  • Server: Allow logged in users to change their passwords by clicking the user icon in the top right corner of the home screen.
  • macOS: Add headless support: calibre command-line utilities can now run on macOS machines without a screen

New features of 3.1

  • Edit metadata dialog: Allow right clicking the Paste ISBN button to instead paste an identifier with a different prefix.
  • Tag browser: Add an option to control the spacing between items
  • Add an option in Preferences->Look & feel to show individual layout buttons in the status bar, as was the case in calibre 2.x
  • Edit metadata dialog: Add buttons to easily set/clear Yes/no columns
  • Support for RAR 5.0 format RAR and CBR files