Zotero

Licence: Freeware
Version 1.0.9 | Release Date: 2008-12-25 | Download

Changes in 1.0.9 (December 23, 2008)

  • Fixed creator editing in Firefox 2 in 1.0.8

Changes in 1.0.8 (December 22, 2008)

Functionality changed or added:

  • Firefox 3.1 compatibility
  • Improved character set support for non-XML import/export (RIS, BibTeX, etc.)
    • Better auto-detection of import character set
    • Manual override of import character set
    • All formats now default to UTF-8 export
    • Optional character set menu at export time
  • Interface tweaks for collection and item views
    • Select All in items list in search results mode now only selects matching (i.e., black) items
    • Defaulting to last-viewed collection now works for subcollections
    • Collections list now auto-expands to subcollections before highlighting when pressing show-in-collection hotkey
    • Selected item row now stays in same position when changing sort column
  • Word processor integration
    • Warn on insertion of fields that would be blank given current style
    • Added integration.realWindow about:config pref to force real window on Windows
      • Unlike default popup, real window may appear in background, but on larger monitors it can be placed off to the side and will retain its position.
  • Restored bundled translator/style updating (Firefox 3 only)
  • Allow translator/style schema version to be newer than XPI
  • RIS translator now parses newline-delimited keywords (for compatibility with other applications)
  • Added ”&nbsp;” to COinS <span> elements to prevent other programs from stripping them
  • Disabled JavaScript and plugins in hidden browser used for some translator saving (may slightly increase saving speed)
  • A list of enabled Firefox extensions are now included in error reports

Site/Import/Export Translator Changes:

  • Translators added via repository since 1.0.7
    • Archeion
    • Archives Canada-France
    • Bibliotheque UQAM
    • Bibliotheque et Archives Nationale du Quebec (Pistard)
    • Blogger
    • Bracero History Archive
    • CARL/ABRC OAI Harvester
    • Canada.com
    • Champlain Society - Collection
    • Christian Science Monitor
    • Civilization.ca
    • Cyberpresse
    • DBLP Computer Science Bibliography
    • ESpacenet
    • Eighteenth Century Collections Online
    • FreePatentsOnline
    • Gale - Cengage Learning
    • Getty Research Library Catalog
    • Glenbow Library
    • Globe and Mail
    • Google Patents
    • gulaghistory.org
    • Hamilton Spectator
    • Hurricane Digital Memory Bank
    • Internet Archive
    • Internet Archive Wayback Machine
    • KOBV
    • Le Devoir
    • Musee de Louvre
    • National Archives of South Africa
    • National Gallery of Art - U.S.A.
    • National Library of Australia (new catalog)
    • National Library of New Zealand
    • National Post
    • Old Bailey Online
    • Open Library
    • PEI Archival Information Network
    • Probing the Past
    • Project Gutenberg
    • SAE International
    • SPIE Digital Library
    • Scitation
    • Toronto Star
    • UBC Library Catalog
    • US National Archives Research Catalog
    • Unidade de Biologia da Conservação
    • Voyager 7
    • Winnipeg Free Press
    • YouTube
  • Translators updated via repository since 1.0.7
    • ARTstor
    • Amazon.com
    • Ancestry.com US Federal Census
    • arXiv.org
    • BibTeX (pushed to Firefox 3 clients only)
    • BioOne
    • Common-Place
    • ERIC
    • Epicurious
    • Florida State (Endeca)
    • Google Books
    • IEEE Xplore
    • Informaworld
    • InnoPAC
    • MODS
    • NCBI PubMed
    • OSTI Energy Citations
    • ProQuest
    • Project MUSE
    • PubMed Central
    • Revues.org
    • ScienceDirect
    • Time.com
    • VTLS
    • Voyager
    • Zotero RDF
      • Fixed an issue in which imported subcollections could be empty

Localization:

  • New localizations since 1.0.7
    • Ukrainian (uk-UA)
  • Fixed issue that caused German 'de' locale to default to 'de-AT'
  • Fixed error when using Serbian locale
  • Updated all locales to latest available translations

Bugs fixed:

  • Fixed file drag-and-drop in Firefox 3 on Windows
    • Multi-file drag is no longer supported on Windows
  • Import/export
    • Zotero RDF
      • Fixed various errors on attachment import when directory with same id already existed
      • Fixed error replacing non-empty export directory
      • Exported child snapshots weren't imported if automaticSnapshots was disabled
      • file: URLs with Windows paths (e.g., “C:\Documents…”) caused imports to fail
    • Non-BibTeX files without explicit file extensions hung for a very long time on import
    • RIS
      • Place was exported using “CP” instead of “CY” in RIS translator
      • Fixed import of newlines in notes imported via RIS
  • CSL/word processor integration
    • Alphabetize references in citations with multiple references when editing
    • Names using “et al.” were incorrectly being considered singular
    • Year suffix disambiguation didn't scale to more than one letter
  • Reports
    • Reports sometimes displayed as blank (workaround for Mozilla rendering bug)
    • Fixed error when generating report that included an e-mail item
    • Fixed display of reports with invalid Unicode characters
    • Attachment notes were not displayed in reports
  • Fixed a number of issues with annotations and highlights
  • Fixed security hole in attachment loading
  • Attachment/note tag popup didn't display in Firefox 3 if there wasn't enough space
  • Workaround for “Could Not Save Item” errors when “Allow third-party cookies” is disabled (awaiting Mozilla fix)
  • Snapshots were saved via translators on pages with associated files even if snapshot pref was off
  • Don't strip periods in attachment filenames
  • Access date displayed as UTC in middle pane on Windows
  • Restored missing creator type drop-down icon in Firefox 3 on Windows
  • Removed weird button effect on creator type drop-down in Firefox 3 on Windows
  • Keep focus in creator field when when using two-field autocomplete
  • Fix for long unbroken attachment titles persisting in the metadata pane
  • Fix potential display error in metadata pane with numeric Abstract or Extra value
  • Fixed error when trying to rename a linked URL with the “Rename associated file” button checked
  • UTF-8 styles couldn't be installed via web
  • Support character sets other than UTF-8 for RIS/Refer file intercept (fixes import from Chinese Google Scholar (which uses GB2312))
  • Fixed pass-through of RIS/Refer files when no translator was found
  • Handle pdfinfo or pdftotext failure more gracefully
  • An error could occur if attachment metadata wasn't found in database
  • Certain date strings could cause errors on entry
  • Fixed note creation via browser content menu from iframes
  • Fixed an issue in which copied text couldn't be pasted into notes
  • PNG and SVG weren't treated as internally supported file types
  • Fixed error saving pages where CSS <link> appears within <body>
  • Restart prompt didn't show up when changing data directory in Firefox 3
  • “Data directory could not be found” prompt wasn't shown on OS X when the previous setting pointed to a volume that no longer existed
  • Don't show Reindex Item in context menu or refresh icon in info pane if PDF converter isn't installed
  • Swapped buttons in File Not Found dialog, making Locate the default (fixes Close button triggering Locate window on Windows)
  • Unicode characters in translator SQL weren't being read in correctly

Developer-specific changes/fixes:

  • CSL
    • Values enclosed in double quotes now fail is-numeric test, and the double quotes are stripped on output to CSL
    • Fixed truncated default terms when using custom <terms> element
    • Added “sub verbo” locator
    • Mapped tvBroadcast and radioBroadcast to new CSL type “broadcast”
    • .csl.xml files are now accepted along with .csl
    • Fixed incorrect CSL matching when item data value was stored as integer
  • doGet(), doPost(), and processDocuments() now support relative URLs
    • Fixes unAPI not resolving relative URLs in autodiscovery links
  • Now converting all values to string in toArray()
  • Added strToISO() to translator sandbox
  • Renamed Zotero.Utilities.Ingester to Zotero.Utilities.Translate
  • Added Zotero.getInstallDirectory()
  • Avoid horizontal scrollbar in csledit.xul/cslpreview.xul
Version 1.0.7 | Release Date: 2008-11-20 | Download
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