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Omea Pro/Omea Reader 2.2 Changelog (cumulative)


  • "Ctrl-Shift-M" universal shortcut for starting new mail (2.1.2)
  • Fixed performance problem: painfully slow deletion of mails from Outlook's folders which are ignored in Omea (2.1.5)
  • Fixed: one Outlook synchronization problem (


  • "Copy post URL popup menu item" for copying feed post URL into clipboard (2.1.1)
  • Option: "Show detailed 'Source' URL for a post (2.1.2)
  • Fixed: critical bug when posts from one feed appeared in the list of the other one (2.1.2)
  • Fixed: ATOM permalinks are properly shown in the "Source" link (2.1.3)
  • "Related readings" list for tag rel="related" is shown for ATOM posts (2.1.3)
  • Option: Show ATOM post summary - ugly summaries can be now turned off (2.1.3)
  • Redesigned controls for enclosure downloading time in Options | Feeds tab (2.1.3)
  • Fixed: exception from numerical feed comments update interval option (2.1.3)
  • New Icons (2.1.4)
  • Support for "PreconditionFailed" status along with "NotModified" as feed responses (2.1.5)
  • Links to feed posts that were already downloaded from [other]feed are shown with a small icon link. This will allow to directly jump into the existing Omea resource. Tooltip over the icon shows actual (downloaded) post title (2.1.5)
  • Fixed hanging during feeds navigation (2.1.5)
  • Feeds tree filtering: show only feeds with unread items (2.1.5)
  • Feeds tree filtering: show only feeds which are not downloaded (or with errors) (2.1.5)
  • New popup menu commands: "Run Enclosure Program" and "Delete Enclosure" for direct enclosure manipulation from Omea (2.1.5)
  • Pause/Resume update feeds works on feed folders (
  • OPML 2.0-compatible export of RSS feeds list (
  • Sphere RSS search engine integrated (
  • Sort Feeds tree by last post date (
  • Save chosen search feeds for next query (2.2)
  • Do not show extra error page on most subscription errors (2.2)
  • Show full path to the feed (in the tooltip) when the user tries to subscribe to the existing feed (2.2)


  • Fixed: crossposting processing bug - now article is linked to all subscribed crossposted group at once, without processing of these groups in turn (2.1.2)
  • Ability to show headers: new action in Actions Pane (2.1.2)
  • Workaround of illegally constructed multipart MIME articles from Outlook Express (2.1.3)
  • Fixed: inability to create two folders on the same level (2.1.3)
  • Fixed: scheduled update of newsgroups when network connection is broken and then restored (
  • Reply to the newsgroup without original quotation, use Ctrl-Alt-R (
  • Reply to the newsgroup with the text currently selected in the source article (

GUI/Usability Issues

  • Redesign of "Annotate&Categorize Bookmark" and "Create Clipping" dialogs. Now wew use more compact controls representation and full-featured "Assign Categories" dialog for setting categories (2.1.2)
  • Ctrl-click support for flagging entire (sub)thread at once. Works equally both per icon and per context menu (2.1.2)
  • Ctrl-click support for toggling unread state of the whole (sub)thread (2.1.2)
  • Fixed: duplicated selection in the list when pressing SPACE key for next unread item (2.1.2)
  • Ability to export list of resources into text/html/xml formats (2.1.5)
  • More icons for views of different kinds (2.1.5)
  • "Create Clipping" dialog has the ability to set the Flag along with Category (2.1.5)
  • NewspaperView maintains visible position of the selected item on screen even if items above it resize (when delay-loading content or loading images) (2.1.5)
  • Remember last setting in Formatting form for "Watch the conversation" colouring (2.1.5)
  • Check for network availablility (2.1.5)
  • Show total count of items in the RSS feed, newsgroup, outlook folder and category (2.1.5)
  • Alt-dragging of a resource to a category performs assignment of this category and removing all the existing ones (2.1.5)
  • Fixed: Clicking on the resource icon selects the resource (2.1.5)
  • New popup menu item "search selected text" - perform searching of the selected text without C'n'P' it into the Search control (2.1.5)
  • Notification window shows tooltip over the subject if it does not fit into the window (2.1.5)
  • Total count of items in the RSS feed or newsgroup works now for newsgroup folders and RSS folders (
  • BLOB file system (BLOBFS) is implemented. Currently it is used to store attachments which makes it unnecessary to store thousands (!) of files in the database directory (
  • Offer restart the application if the options changed require that (
  • Universal keyboard shortcut Ctrl-Shift-N for fast creation of a new Note resource (
  • BACKUP!!! (
  • Collapseable "Annotation" block in "Edit Clipping" dialog (2.2)
  • Menu item "Notify me..." is moved into "Actions" menu (2.2)
  • "Select Category" dialog now contains a checkbox which allows to narrow the set of available categories in a particular workspace when working in it (2.2)
  • Plugins page in Options dialog now contains space for showing the author of the plugin and its description (2.2).
  • Add "Close" button to the Notification balloon (2.2)


  • Fixed: Start/Due Dates for a Outlook task differ from that in Omea (2.1.2)
  • Fixed: Drag'n'Drop of tasks in Todo pane into empty space in order to unlink it with its super-task (2.1.3)
  • Pressing "Insert" key in Todo pane creates a new task (2.1.5)
  • Pressing "Shift+Insert" key in Todo pane creates a new Subtask (2.1.5)
  • Task Display pane is reimplemented completely using CSS thus fixing most visual disasters when changing pane size (2.1.5)
  • Task can now be printed (2.1.5)
  • "Clone task..." action (popup menu) (2.1.5)
  • "Attachment" column is removed from vertical Tasks Pane thus reducing space. Attachment clip is drawn over the Task icon (


  • If a Contact without e-mail address is created, its name is not written to the e-mail address (2.1.5) 
  • Contact pane is reimplemented completely using CSS thus fixing most visual disasters when changing pane size (2.1.5)
  • Contact now can be printed (2.1.5)
  • Critical: Omea contacts did not deattach from the Outlook Address Books when Outlook Contacts are deleted from the Outlook ABs (2.1.5)


  • New rule action "Download enclosure to the folder" (2.1.2)
  • Rule condition "Resource contains text" - greedy searhing of an arbitrary text fragment (including non-alphanumeric which was always the problem in Omea search) (2.1.5)

Text Index

  • New menu item (under "Action" menu): Synchronize unindexed resources. This makes possible to keep text database alwasy up to date (if suspicious that not everything had been indexed). Especially useful in future when text indexing will be made available in idle mode (2.1.5)
  • Text index performance: faster by ~10% (2.1.5)
  • All Text index operations can now be carried in the idle mode (2.1.5)
  • Text Index is completely rewritten. Along with the ability to be performed in idle mode, even complete reindexing works in constant RAM space (

Notes Plugin

  • Released !!! (2.1.5)
  • Fixed BS-key behavior (2.1.5)
  • Notes created in non-default Workspace are not visible in all others workspaces (2.1.5)

Fixed Exceptions (only critical, not a complete list)

  • Value cannot be null. Parameter name: FileTypes - Input content type is null or empty (FileResourceManager.GetResourceTypeByContentType) (2.1.2)
  • Collection was modified; enumeration operation may not execute. (OptionsForm.ApplyChanges, when pressing OK in Options form) (2.1.2)
  • Index out of bounds: selCount=1, filtCount=1, selIndex=1, minSelectionCost=2147483647 (ResourceList.b) (thanx to Eric Lennartson) (2.1.3)
  • System.InvalidOperationException: byte this[ int index ], get: index >= _size (2.1.3)
  • Invalid resource ID XXX (when updating Mozilla bookmarks) (2.1.3)
  • Critical bug with resuming text indexing after pauses (2.1.3)
  • "Illegal Contact Constructed" exception when assigning categories for a new Contact in the Outlook Address Book (2.1.5)
  • Path validation when downloading podcast resources (2.1.5)
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