Information & Computational Sciences

Humbug Release Notes

This page describes the additions (NEW), changes (CHG) and bug fixes (FIX) that have been made to Humbug in recent versions.

New in

  • CHG: Updated copyright notice.
  • CHG: Replaced FontBox + PDFBox with Apache Excalibur, FOP, Xalan, Xerces.
  • NEW: Added buttons to reorder barcodes.
  • NEW: Added support for QR codes.
  • FIX: Fixed page layout margins.
  • CHG: Changed configuration file location from /.scri-bioinf/ to /.jhi-ics/
  • CHG: Updated SWT and referenced libraries.

New in

  • CHG: Changed version format from 1.1.4 to to have a uniform format across all ICS desktop applications.
  • FIX: Fixes a rare bug where CMYK-encoded image were causing the PDF output to fail.
  • NEW: Added Apache Commons Imaging library to handle these special images.

New in 1.1.4

  • NEW: Added bulk image renaming feature to rename images based on contained barcodes. See the documentation for more details.

New in 1.1.3

  • NEW: Hit “Enter” while in the last input field to create a new barcode row automatically.
  • FIX: Fixed crash due to missing third-party library.
  • CHG: Moved from Jackson xml library to simple-xml.
  • FIX: Fixed issue with auto-updater caused by moving from http to https on the server.

New in 1.1.2

  • NEW: Added hi-dpi support. Images are selected based on OS zoom level.
  • CHG: Changed icon set.
  • DEL: Deleted old icons.
  • CHG: Changed all icons to 16×16, 24×24 and 32×32 images.
  • NEW: Better integration with the OSX menu bar.
  • CHG: Updated SWT library to SWT 4.5M6.
  • FIX: Fixed dialog size related issues on Linux.

New in 1.1.1

  • NEW: Added update functionality. Humbug will now notify you when a new version is available.
  • NEW: Humbug now bundles its own Java 8 JRE.
  • NEW: XML import and export
  • NEW: Added an easter egg. See if you can find it.
  • FIX: Fixed page layout margins in the settings dialog not representing the actual values on first load.

New in 1.1.0

  • NEW: Added option to associated an image with a barcode. This image will be added to the final PDF.
  • NEW: Added option to save individual barcode as an image (right-click barcode).
  • CHG: Updated application icon.
  • CHG: Restructured the settings dialog.
  • FIX: Added missing German translations.

New in 1.0.1

  • NEW: Added German translation.

New in 1.0.0

  • NEW: First public release.