RSS Bandit v1.2.0.89 Released

Differences between v1.2.0.61 and v1.2.0.89 below

FEATURE: Support for customizing position of Reading Pane to give Outlook 2003 style reading pane layout. This is located under the View menu.

FEATURE: One can search downloaded feeds using full text, regular expression, XPath or date based searches. Searches can be saved in persistent "Search Folders". By default, an "Unread" items search folder is created on installation.

FEATURE: Multiple options and custom folders for flagging items (e.g. Review, Follow Up, Read, etc).

FEATURE: Visual indication provided when downloading feeds and when errors occur when processing a feed.

FEATURE: Popup (Toast) windows displayed when new items received for a feed. By default this feature is off but can be enabled on a per feed basis.

FEATURE: Enhanced the Web-Search-Engines dialog, to support Web search engines that produce an RSS feed such as Feedster. Issuing such a search will result in a temporary search folder, that display the items return in the listview.

FEATURE: All links to RSS feeds found on visited web pages are provided in a drop down list on the toolbar to enable easy subscribing.

FEATURE: Support for uploading/downloading feed subscription list as OPML to and from a dasBlog 1.5 weblog.

FEATURE: Support for importing feeds from an OPML file given a URL.

FEATURE: drag/drop of a feed link to the tree view now tries to gather all information required to subscribe to the feed (no dialog on success, displ. the new feed dialog on errors e.g. feed needds authentication)

FEATURE: double-clicking on a node now opens the feed's home page.

FEATURE: Added Copy to context menu of items in list view and feeds in tree view.

FIXED: Can't type a space character in the name of a feed or category during a rename.

FIXED: Ftp remote storage not always working (passive/active connection mode is now auto-detected)

FIXED: information about GUI layout not always saved.

FIXED: Carriage return and linefeeds are now stripped from item titles

FIXED : Sometimes old items are no longer displayed for some feeds if you hit [Update All Feeds] on startup

FIXED: Clicking [Locate Feed] for some URIs results in an exception about the "incorrect child node being inserted"

FIXED: Exception if adding a new feed via the [New Feed] dialog and specifying a feed URL without the preceding URL scheme (e.g. www.example.org/rss.xml instead of http://www.example.org/rss.xml)

FIXED: Save/Restore of the GUI window on dual monitor machines should now work as expected

FIXED: Reading pane now displays the local time as in the listview instead of GMT.

Posted by Dare Obasanjo 2004-01-31