Docear 1.02 Beta: Serious PDF Bug Fix; added a donation button

We discovered a serious bug in Docear that relates to the PDF management. In some situations, it could happen that when you edited a PDF, the annotation IDs were not recognized correctly, and a conflict was shown. We fixed this bug and publish Docear 1.02 as a beta version today. Right now, the Beta version download is only available in our forum. We would appreciate if you could test the new version. If there are no more serious bugs found, we will publish it as stable version without any further notifications.

We also added a “Please Donate” note to the workspace panel. It leads you to our donation page and you are sincerely invited to make use of that page :-). If you have already donated, if you just don’t want to donate, or if you need every pixel in the workspace, do a right-click on that note and you will be able to hide it. In addition, we also changed the welcome page that opens after you have installed Docear.

New “Please donate” note in Docear

New “Welcome” page 

Just as a reminder: If you are interested generally to be informed about Beta version, please visit our experimental release forum, register to the forum (your Docear account won’t work, sorry), and subscribe to the forum.

 

Bug Fixes

  • repaired PDF annotation identification mechanism
  • renaming conflicted nodes/bookmarks did not work

Small enhancements

  • Disabled project dependent actions when current project is not valid
  • renamed the register button in Docear
  • added “Please donate “note

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