Biblioscape 7.20 release

Version 7.20 patch can be downloaded at The above URL always contains the latest patch which includes all the earlier 7.x patches. Please quit Biblioscape first and unzip the downloaded file to your Biblioscape installation folder to replace the old files. Here is the list of bugs fixed and new features added in version 7.20.

  • Bug fix: In BiblioWeb, deleted references are displayed in some search results.
  • Bug fix: In references module, when two characters start and end symbol are used for temporary citations (<<...>> or [[...]]), the sort order inside multiple citations (<<... / ... / ...>> or [[... / ... / ...]])are not correct.
  • Bug fix: In references editor, after creating a new linked note on the right pane, if user open the newly created note, Biblioscape will crash.
  • Bug fix: In notes module, when users use popup menu to insert temporary citatioin from the "References" tab of a note editor, the reference inserted does not match the reference selected.
  • Bug fix: When an user opens the same record twice in separate windows and edit them, Biblioscape will freeze.
  • Bug fix: In notes module note editor, if the note type is not nil, the last change made in "All Fields" tab is not saved.
  • Bug fix: In references module, when users add a linked note directly from reference editor, the page number is not added to the temporary citation generated.
  • Bug fix: When user apply a filter to folder list, for example, if "References only" is selected, deleted folders are shown.
  • Improvement: Deleted folder is put into the recycle bin. User can restore the deleted folder and all the records under that folder will be restored as well.
  • Bug fix: In references module, when format a document and there are more than a thousand fonts are defined in the document, the font used for formatted citations will not be the right one. 
  • Bug fix: When open a record in its own window, if user browse to another record, the changes made in categories field are not saved.
  • Bug fix: In references module, when adding special character in the comment text that is inside a temporary citation, for example, [Smith, J. 1999 (special characters) #89], the special characters are removed by Biblioscape during formatting.
  • Bug fix: Database engine in BiblioRemote server doesn't match the new engine in the client released recently.
  • Bug fix: In references module, when user goes to "File | Print Bibliography...". References are included twice.
  • Bug fix: In references module, when browse to a different record in reference editor window, the "Copy Temp Citation" and "Shoot Temp Citation" will use the original record when the window is opened, instead of the current one.
  • Bug fix: Deleting a link record generate access violation error. This bug was introduced in recent upgrade patches.
  • Bug fix: When certain words like "le" is used in Fast Search, Biblioscape will freeze.
  • Bug fix: In library module, deleting multiple selected catalog records does not work.
  • Improvement: In the Internet module, capturing a web page as a note or reference is simplified. The web page will be saved automatically under the database Attachments folder and relative path will be used in Biblioscape.
  • Improvement: In references module, row height resize works better than before. The edit mode for Authors and Keywords fields is no longer limited to one line entry.

Editing categories - new bug in BS 7.20?

In the right hand side category pane of the reference/note module it has become practically impossible to name new/rename existing categories: after selecting the category for editing (mouse click or F2) and typing a letter, BS ends editing this entry and jumps to another category beginning with this letter. This didn't occur before 7.20 (Windows XP, SP2; BS 7.2 Standard Edition). Regards, Lars


When entering keywords, the semicolon gets placed at the beginning of the field.

This bug will be fixed in

This bug will be fixed in 7.21 release.

Lars, sorry about this new

Lars, sorry about this new bug introduced in 7.20. We will make 7.21 available in this weekend. It has several new features, plus the fix for this bug. Thanks.