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October 2009 : a new release (bibus 1.5.0)

  • OOo3.1 compatibility
  • Infinite number of file/http links
  • Clever capitalization (lord of war => Lord of War ...)
  • Better handling of journal abbreviations
  • Import/Export filters can be added easily (plugin)
  • journal abbreviations and shortcuts can be easily edited (simple csv file that can be edited in OOo/excel or a text editor)
  • Lot of bug fixes
  • Requires python2.5 (not a problem anymore under Windows since OOo3.1 includes 2.6)
  • Requires wxpython-2.8

Update sqlite db 'URL' fields to point to local pdf's

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The following sqlite command will update the url field in each record of your db to point to a local pdf whose basename matches bibus' Identifier field, and has the normal .pdf extension. An example would be 'Jones2005#154.pdf' or 'Smith1989.pdf'. This assumes you have set the $FILES variable in bibus preferences.

UPDATE bibref SET URL='$FILES/' || Identifier || '.pdf' WHERE 1;
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