Release Notes - Papers for Windows 1.2.4

Overview of the Changes

This update of Papers for Windows focuses on performance and stability improvements: it should feel much faster than previous releases. It also provides better support for shared libraries across Windows and Mac, and adds 2000+ new CSL styles.

New Features (compared to 1.1.x)

  • Introducing over 2000 new CSL styles for Elsevier and T&F journals.
  • Added support for HTTP proxies that use authentication.
  • Added support for HTTP compressed responses when using a HTTP proxy.

Other bug fixes and improvements

  • fixes an issue with Citations that could occur when starting Papers right after a software update.
  • fixes an issue with searching papers after rebuilding the search index.
  • Improved performance when starting Papers.
  • Improved performance when selecting a publication.
  • Improved performance when switching between tabs.
  • Improved performance when switching between collections.
  • Improved performance when using Citations with MS Word.
  • Improved stability when searching for papers (a memory leak was fixed).
  • CSL style updates happen in the background.
  • Fixed a Google Scholar search issue that was causing some searches to fail.
  • Better support for shared libraries between Windows and Mac computers. The application now ensures that it is not running on other computers when being started.
  • Format option didn't appear after re-opening Citations.
  • Amazon Books search option was removed.
  • Citations didn't handle empty citations in MS Word documents.
  • ACS Journal download would not work every time. Some metadata was missing.
  • Editing a paper would set printed/read date even if not changed. This could cause issues on Papers for Mac.
  • JSTOR search was not using the user proxy settings correctly.
  • Papers for Windows would crash, under rare circumstances, when adding a paper to a collection.

Up next

Have a look at our roadmap to see what's up next:

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