The Bat! 7.4.4

New features

  • Better algorithm for removing duplicate messages. You can also run The Bat! with various command line options to ignore several message attributes while comparing messages: /DEDUPIGNOREMSGID (ignore Message-ID), /DEDUPIGNORETO (ignore To), /DEDUPIGNOREDATE (ignore Date), /DEDUPIGNORETOMSGID (ignore To and Message ID - this command line option is reserved for past compatibility). You can combine multiple command line options mentioned


  • URLs in the HTML editor are no longer percent-encoded when saving a message; national characters and " < > & are replaced to HTML-entities. Plus and space are left intact
  • (#1107) Widened buttons to restore templates in the account properties


  • HTML background images are not shown or shown distorted
  • Access Violation while exiting and background download tasks are not yet finished
  • Fixed the about box on high definition monitors
  • HTML/CSS values were improperly converted from inches, centimeters and other length units to physical pixels
  • Scrolling large images in the internal image viewer was slow
  • If images had size "100%", they were much smaller than their proper size
  • (#1091) URLs which contained a mixture of national characters and percent-encoded characters were incorrectly encoded
  • (#885) Images in some HTML messages are not displayed properly if the internal HTML viewer is used
  • (#1099) Truncated text field in account properties
  • (#1091) URLs with Russian characters were corrupted in Quick Templates
  • (#1114) Sometimes image size is improperly calculated, the last (bottom right) line of the image is tiled from the first (left top), this is visible when zooming the about box
  • The max-width attribute wasn't supported, thus some HTML newsletters weren't centered
  • Default font in HTML viewer was too large under high definition monitors: twice as large at 200% DPI, thrice as large under 300%, and so on
  • Fixed toolbar and popup menu display
  • (#0001072) Font size drop-downs in the HTML-editor are too small on high DPI
  • Color tool palette dropdown in the HTML-editor had too small bricks on high DPI
  • (#1071) The drop-down for "Style" in HTML-editor is to small on high DPI
  • (#248) Missing left edge line in menus
  • Menu navigator in other windows than the main did activate the main window instead
  • Tab set height didn't adjust to the used font size
  • (#1074) Toolbar grippers were too small on high DPI
  • Close button for floating toolbars were too small on high DPI
  • Toolbar chevrons didn't scale under high DPI
  • URLs with national characters didn't properly open in the HTML templates editor
  • Since version (20-Mar-2014), by default, when opening a message by double click, the list of other messages from this folder became visible. It should have not been visible by default, so only the current message body and headers should be visible

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