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Ritlabs, SRL releases The Bat! Voyager v5.3.6.1
15.01.2013

We present a new version of The Bat! Voyager, the portable email client. All the new features and improvements of the The Bat! are also available in the latest version of Voyager. See the entire list of improvements since the previous version here:

New features

  • New filter action – "Clear all tags"
  • Added profiles for re-filtering a folder
  • Filter action to add/delete addresses to/from address book can now extract target addresses from message body with template
  • It is now possible to quick-search folders in the folder selection dialogue
  • Nickname/Handle from Address Book can be used in TO parameter of /MAIL switch in command line
  • Nickname/Handle from Address Book is automatically expanded when used in address macros (TO, CC, ...) in templates
  • Added folder set tabs in the folder selection dialogue
  • Option to wrap text in "Plain text (Windows)" editor
  • Highlighting of the iecm:// protocol in URLs
  • The "Quick Reply" feature has been introduced
  • Added the support for PGP 10.0.2
  • Added a new item "Workspace" to the Main Menu
  • The "Mark replied messages as read automatically" option has been added to the account's properties and set as default for the new accounts
  • Mark message as Replied/Forwarded filter action
  • Warning when the IMAP Folder Manager should be used to delete IMAP folders
Improvements
  • "Paste as plain text" option added to popup in the Edit Mail Message Form
  • System folders (Inbox, Outbox, Trash, etc.) can have their own settings for templates, deletion etc.
  • Now if files are dropped onto an Address History item, the editor uses the corresponding email address as the destination
  • Some visual fixes in "View Mode Setup"
  • Empty lines are now correctly displayed in POP.log and SMTP.log
  • Double clicking on a list column separator expands column to fit its contents
  • When an account is created by selecting folder in MAIL folder, the account name and home directory are automatically filled
  • Image content is used to determine real image type (for example, name has PNG extension but there is GIF image inside)
  • Cosmetic fixes at The Bat! Preferences (HTML Viewer)
  • The recipient's photo is displayed (if available) for messages in the "Outbox" and "Sent" folders
  • The Bat! now adds SmimeCapailities attribute to signed messages
  • Message Search now starts from the latest messages in the local folders
  • Messages about invalid Regular Expressions in the sorting rules are now stored in the account log and a warning is given when a filter contains wrong Regular Expressions
  • Read Filters are now executed in an additional thread (in order to reduce workload on the main thread)
  • The "AFTER" condition is placed before the "BEFORE" condition in the Message Finder dialogue (to specify date interval more naturally)
  • Message Dispatcher: Creation Date/Time is now shown accordingly to the message list settings
  • Fixes in the HTML Viewer form (the settings description was not visible)
  • "Check for updates when The Bat! starts" option has been moved from the stand-alone tab in the "Preferences" dialog to the "Confirmations" section
  • Better handling of additional mouse buttons
  • A note was added to the "Shortcut Editor" dialogue that only one shortcut per item is supported (Toolbar2000 limitation)
  • (#0000111) When a message is created from an address book, the Subject field is focused by default, if that field is empty; if the Subject is not empty (e.g. filled by a template), then the message body is focused
  • Separate settings for the Quick Reply pane in additional message viewers
  • IMAP. A folder should be unsubscribed before deletion (some servers are known to keep subscription for the deleted folders)
  • IMAP. More smart algorithm to determine UIDs of appended messages in the absence of the UIDPLUS extension
Fixes
  • View Mode option "Expand All Threads" cannot be ignored during changing threading or switching between View Modes anymore
  • Temporary files are now deleted after auto-save in the message editor
  • Deletion of common folders could sometimes give an Access Violation error
  • Large folders are not opened slowly on Windows XP anymore
  • Message create/receive time is correctly displayed without degrading folder loading performance
  • Fixed a bug when only the first message was used for checking against filter condition when a filter was applied to several selected messages using Hotkey
  • Text settings like Date/Time separator are now retrieved correctly from the system's registry if the text is one character long
  • Message list cannot lose changes made by incoming filters anymore (setting color group in IMAP folder for incoming messages wasn't visible before refreshing folder)
  • Fixed stack overflow when trying to parse malicious or malformed HTML with too many nesting tags
  • (#0000014) Fixed problem with wrong timezone offset in new message header if "(GMT) Greenwich Mean Time: Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London" timezone is used in daylight saving time
  • "Resend" message action now uses "Delivery type" option in "Account Properties" to send message immediately or put it in Outbox
  • Fixed "-ERR Invalid command" response from POP3 server when opening message in Dispatcher
  • Fixed an AV when trying to save attachment by drag-and-dropping it from message stored on HDD (anti-virus check enabled)
  • Application does not freeze when doing mass mailing of big messages anymore
  • Solved the problem that appeared when copying/moving several messages between folders of the same Gmail account
  • File selection dialog does not hide current window – message editor or address book – anymore
  • Fixed memory corruption if Message Finder was closed when searching was in progress
  • Solved the problem when System Hotkey "Open MailTicker messages" did not bring opened message to front on Windows XP
  • Fixed possible deadlock when updating counters for IMAP folder
  • (#0000059) Fixed the problem with certain graphics that could not be accessed in tabs
  • Solved possible access violations related to logging subsystem
  • Fixed reported errors on some received S/MIME messages that were encrypted by weak keys
  • The Internal HTML viewer could not correctly display messages in the Japanese character set
  • Some IMAP servers (g.g. Zimbra) cannot handle the ID command sent simultaneously with Login
  • The Edition Type (Home/Professional) wasn't displayed in the about box
  • Fixes for the Mail Dispatcher list/header view size and the list font
  • When a sub-set of folders was restored from the backup file while they had been missing in that account, those folders were created under the account's Inbox folder
  • Not all Google contacts were imported into The Bat!'s address book
  • The changes to Character Sets (XLAT) were not saved ("Options -> Preferences -> Other options")
  • The changes to the character set "Translation FROM Windows" could not be saved (Options -> Preferences -> Other options -> Character Sets (XLAT))
  • When an HTML message was loaded for editing, the viewer options were used
  • Inline images for the HTML formatted messages were not displayed if system's HTML viewer had been used
  • The "Error reading xtSigners.Options: Invalid property value" issue when verifying S/MIME messages has been fixed
  • When an IMAP folder's cache was checked for integrity, partially loaded messages were generating errors
  • IMAP. Remotely stored viewable attachments were not shown as tabs
  • IMAP. "Access Violation" error message when trying to view a message containing an image as the sole element of structure (message has Content-Type: image/*)
  • IMAP. The "BEFORE" and "AFTER" criteria produced an invalid "SEARCH" command
  • IMAP. Some filter actions could not be executed, if a message was stored remotely (full message had to be downloaded into the local cache)
  • "Access Violation" error message when closing the "Select folders" dialogue for virtual folders (if nothing was selected in folder tree)
  • When Microsoft CryptoAPI implementation was used for TLS, and a certificate did contain multiple hosts, The Bat! took only one host
  • White-space characters must be skipped in BASE64-encoded message part
  • Message Source Viewer was not using colours from the Preferences
  • (#0000022) "Copy folder columns settings" was working only if a View Mode was associated with a folder
  • Original messages were not marked as read when they were replied to
  • (#0000098) Source View was not decrypting message source in the OTFE mode
  • The "Limit first column auto-expansion" option was not working in threaded message lists
  • Folder maintenance could not be stopped
  • Sometimes The Bat! did import Microsoft Outlook messages without attachments
  • (#0000081) It was not possible to define delivery type for forwarding several messages to the same address(es)
  • Multiple messages to the same address were forwarded with the source messages attached
  • Warning about group deletion if a group contained only one message displayed as the root of a tree branch
  • The Bat! didn't check for updates at start-up even when this option was configured ON
  • Some valid JPEG images were reported as damaged on image tab
  • Images with internally unsupported formats were reported as damaged
  • Accelerator "R" was used for several fields in "Search And Replace" dialog
  • It wasn't possible to use macros in account name portion of folder path in "move/copy" filter action
  • Wrong "Reply-To" header when a message was sent after editing it "as new"
  • Possible errors caused by the deletion of a View Mode, when it was used in a visible message list
  • (#0000119) Sometimes the "Read filters" could not be triggered
  • The default external image download rule was always reset to "Reject unknown" after the programme restart, if no additional rules were defined
  • Folder tree could be not refreshed properly after deletion of an IMAP folder
  • "Out of system resources" error when multiple Folder Maintenance tasks were simultaneously started by the Scheduler
  • IMAP. Deadlock when loading some messages
  • IMAP. Memory leaks have been fixed
  • IMAP. Download preferences were not used for the folder synchronisation
  • IMAP. Deadlock while carrying out the Folder Maintenance
  • (#0000127) If smilies are enabled, some HTML messages could not be rendered properly
  • It wasn't possible to stop the search process


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