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Update calibre to 4.8.0

Authored by kyrios123 on Jan 3 2020, 5:11 PM.



New features

  • Viewer in flow mode: Add auto-scrolling which can be triggered from the viewer controls and also make smooth scrolling by pressing down the arrow keys configurable
  • Viewer: Allow showing data in left and right margins in addition to headers/footers.
  • Viewer: Allow right clicking in the lookup panel to zoom in/out.
  • Viewer: Allow setting colors for the margins when creating new color schemes in Preferences->Colors
  • Viewer: Ctrl+, to show preferences

Bug fixes

  • PDF Output: Fix extracting text from generated PDFs not working if more than 100 characters per font are used in the text.
  • Viewer: Fix images not being rendered at certain sizes when they are the only content on the page in paged mode with single page per screen.
  • Viewer: Fix svg links not working.
  • Viewer: Fix a bug that could allow maliciously crafted EPUB files to read data from files on the computer. Thanks to dozernz for discovering this attack vector.
  • RTF Output: Fix a regression that slowed down conversion of images.
  • Server viewer: Make the Exit full screen action available in viewer controls.
  • Viewer: Fix error when trying to change more than a single keyboard shortcut at once
  • Fix typo causing a harmless error message when downloading covers and only a single cover is fo

Improved news sources

  • London Review of Books

Signed-off-by: Pierre-Yves <>

Test Plan

Download & open an e-book

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Event Timeline

kyrios123 created this revision.Jan 3 2020, 5:11 PM
kyrios123 requested review of this revision.Jan 3 2020, 5:11 PM

can you add the homepage so I dont have to :>

kyrios123 updated this revision to Diff 19086.Jan 3 2020, 9:20 PM

Add homepage because @Girtablulu wants it

kyrios123 edited the summary of this revision. (Show Details)Jan 3 2020, 9:21 PM
JoshStrobl accepted this revision.Jan 3 2020, 9:34 PM
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LGTM, thanks!

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Jan 3 2020, 9:34 PM
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