Graphical Java application for managing bibtex (.bib) databases

JabRef for Mac

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Download JabRef 3.6

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What's new in this version:

CHANGED:
- Extend the OpenConsoleFeature by offering a selection between default terminal emulator and configurable command execution.
- Implementation of shared database support (full system) with event based synchronization for MySQL, PostgreSQL and Oracle database systems.
- JabRef does no longer delete user comments outside of BibTeX entries and strings
- Hotkeys are now consistent
- Date layout formatter added
- Cleanup ISSN
- Selected field names are written in uppercase in the entry editor
- Added tooltip to web search button
- Added a button to open Database Properties dialog help
- The "etal"-string in the Authors layout formatter can now be empty
- Added EntryTypeFormatter to add camel casing to entry type in layouts, e.g., InProceedings
- Added print entry preview to the right click menu
- Added links to JabRef internet resources
- Added integrity check to avoid non-ASCII characters in BibTeX files
- Added ISBN integrity checker
- Added filter to not show selected integrity checks
- Automatically generated group names are now converted from LaTeX to Unicode
- Enhance the entry customization dialog to give better visual feedback
- Externally fetched information can be merged for entries with an ISBN
- Externally fetched information can be merged for entries with an ArXiv eprint
- File open dialogs now use default extensions as primary file filter
- For developers: Moved the bst package into logic. This requires the regeneration of antlr sources, execute: gradlew generateSource
- It is now possible to generate a new BIB database from the citations in an OpenOffice/LibreOffice document
- It is now possible to add your own lists of protected terms, see Options -> Manage protected terms
- Improve focus of the maintable after a sidepane gets closed (Before it would focus the toolbar or it would focus the wrong entry)
- Table row height is adjusted on Windows which is useful for high resolution displays
- The field name in the layout files for entry type is changed from bibtextype to entrytype. Please update your existing files as support for bibtextype will be removed eventually.
- The contents of crossref and related will be automatically updated if a linked entry changes key
- The information shown in the main table now resolves crossrefs and strings and it can be shown which fields are resolved in this way (Preferences -> Appearance -> Color codes for resolved fields)
- The formatting of the main table is based on the actual field shown when using e.g. title/author
- The arXiv fetcher now also supports free-text search queries
- Undo/redo are enabled/disabled and show the action in the tool tip
- Unified dialogs for opening/saving files

FIXED:
- Fixed: DOI in export filters
- Fixed: Preferences for the BibTeX key generator set in a version prior to 3.2 are now migrated automatically to the new version
- Fixed: S with caron does not render correctly
- Fixed: Newly opened bib-file is not focused
- Fixed: LaTeX commands in fields not displayed in the list of references
- Fixed: Save-Dialog for Lookup fulltext document now opens in the specified working directory
- Fixed: {} braces are now treated correctly in in author/editor
- Fixed: 'Get BibTeX data from DOI' Removes Marking
- Fixed: The word "Seiten" is automatically removed when fetching info from ISBN
- Fixed: relax can be used for abbreviation of author names
- Fixed: Import dialog is no longer hidden behind main window
- Fixed: LibreOffice: wrong numbers in citation labels
- Fixed: Adding a file to an entry opened dialog in the parent folder of the working directory
- Fixed: User comments (@Comment) with or without brackets are now kept
- Fixed: Google Scholar fetching works again.
- Fixed: Searching with double quotes in a specific field ignores the last character
- Fixed: Dialog for manual connection to OpenOffice/LibreOffice works again on Linux
- Fixed: An entry now must have a BibTeX key to be cited in OpenOffice/LibreOffice
- Fixed: "month" field ascending/descending sorting swapped
- Fixed: @-Symbols stored in BibTeX fields no longer break the database
- Fixed: BibLaTeX date field is now correctly exported as year in MS-Office 2007 xml format
- Fixed: Preview updated correctly when selecting a single entry after selecting multiple entries
- Fixed: Show all supported import types as default
- Fixed: Integrity check no longer removes URL field by mistake
- Fixed: LaTeX characters in author names are now converted to Unicode before export in MS-Office 2007 xml format
- Fixed: volume, journaltitle, issue and number(for patents) fields are now exported correctly in MS-Office 2007 xml format
- Fixed NullPointerException when clicking OK without specifying a field name in set/clear/rename fields
- Fixed IndexOutOfBoundsException when trying to download a full text document without selecting an entry
- Fixed NullPointerException when trying to set a special field or mark an entry through the menu without having an open database
- Fixed NullPointerException when trying to synchronize file field with an entry without BibTeX key
- Fixed NullPointerException when importing PDFs and pressing cancel when selecting entry type
- Fixed a number of issues related to accessing the GUI from outside the EDT
- Fixed NullPointerException when using BibTeX key pattern authFirstFull and the author does not have a "von"-part
- Fixed NullPointerException when opening Customize entry type dialog without an open database
- LaTeX to Unicode converter now handles combining accents
- Fixed NullPointerException when clicking Browse in Journal abbreviations with empty text field
- Fixed NullPointerException when opening file in Plain text import
- Fixed NullPointerException when appending database
- Fixed NullPointerException when loading a style file that has not got a default style
- Date fields in the BibLatex standard are now always formatted in the correct way, independent of the preferences
- The merge entry dialog showed wrong heading after merging from DOI
- Manage content selectors now saves edited existing lists again and only marks database as changed when the content selectors are changed
- When inserting a duplicate the right entry will be selected
- Preview panel height is now saved immediately, thus is shown correctly if the panel height is changed, closed and opened again

REMOVED:
- Removed the possibility to auto show or hide the groups interface
- It is not longer possible to choose to convert HTML sub- and superscripts to equations
- Removed option to open right-click menu with ctrl + left-click as it was not working
- Removed option to disable entry editor when multiple entries are selected as it was not working
- Removed option to show warning for empty key as it was not working
- Removed option to show warning for duplicate key as it was not working
- Removed preview toolbar (since long disabled)

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