Month names and abbreviated day names now honor the locale setting (suggested and implemented by Lars Henriksen).
The phase of moon feature was removed (suggested and implemented by Lars Henriksen).
The selected day in the calendar now stands out (suggested and implemented by Lars Henriksen).
Both the position and the date format used for the heading in the appointments panel are configurable (suggested and implemented by Lars Henriksen).
CTRL-G in prompts (implemented by Quentin
Support for using all keys recognized by ncurses, particularly UTF-8 keys, in key bindings (partly implemented by Lars Henriksen).
environment variables to override the default editor, pager and merge
Several improvements to the reload and save routines. The save routine now detects external changes to the data files and no longer blindly overwrites data which was edited externally. In case of external changes, different options are offered, one of them being the execution of the merge tool to merge external changes and changes done from the running calcurse instance. The reload routine also no longer performs a reload if both the external data files and the local data are unchanged.
Several improvements to the CalDAV synchronization script, including OAuth2 support and instructions on how to synchronize calcurse with Google Calendar (requested and implemented by Randy Ramos).
Support for passing the password as a command-line argument to the CalDAV synchronization script (suggested by azarus and implemented by Randy Ramos).
A new utility, called
calcurse-dateutil, which can be used to create
"extended recurrent events" such as events occurring on the third
Thursday of each month.
Gracefully parse iCal parameters with colons (reported by Hakan Jerning).
Fixes to the notification feature affecting recurrent appointments (reported by rgc69).
Do not crash when changing colors (reported by Randy Ramos).
Build fix for NetBSD (reported by Thomas Klausner).
Avoid fatal error when using the help command (reported and fixed by Lars Henriksen).
Avoid empty warning box when key is already in use (reported and fixed by Lars Henriksen).
Several fixes to the calcurse-caldav synchronization script to allow for synchronizing with NextCloud servers (reported by Geoffroy Tremblay).
Proper support for punctual appointments starting at 00:00 (reported by Maximiliano Redigonda).
Proper ISO 8601 week numbering (reported and fixed by Lars Henriksen).
The delete key no longer acts as backspace (reported by Zekario and fixed by cryptolmath).
Proper parsing of date-time strings (reported and fix suggested by Lars Henriksen).
Do not crash when editing the repetition of an appointment and passing an empty repetition value (reported and fixed by Vlad Glagolev).
Avoid a crash when all todo items are hidden and an interactive action is performed (reported by Vlad Glagolev).
Documentation for the --daemon command line option.
Avoid starting the daemon more than once (reported by Vlad Glagolev).
Improvements to scrolling within list boxes.
In the calendar panel, days with non-recurrent items now have another color as days containing recurrent items only.
Automatically select new appointments/events after creation.
Support for (optional) dates when specifying the start/end time of items. Allows for easily moving items and adding appointments without switching the selected day beforehand.
Encoding fixes in calcurse-caldav (reported by Raf Czlonka).
Avoid notification bar artifacts after leaving calcurse.
Fixes to the key binding pagination (reported by Kevin Wang).
Do not change selection unexpectedly after modifying items.
Hook support: Run scripts before/after loading or saving items. This feature can be used to automatically make Git commits or synchronize with a server when the data files are written. Example hooks can be found in the calcurse source tree.
Experimental CalDAV support: The calcurse distribution tarball now includes an experimental script called calcurse-caldav that can be used to synchronize calcurse with your mobile devices or any other computer. For details, please refer to contrib/caldav/README in the calcurse source tree.
Support for a filter mode -F that is identical to -G but writes the filtered items back to the calcurse data files instead of stdout. Can be used to remove certain items from a script. Use with care!
New long format specifiers "raw" and "hash".
A --daemon command line option to start calcurse in daemon mode.
A --quiet command line option to disable system dialogs.
Support for todo items with an undefined priority.
Support for durations when specifying recurrence end dates.
Support for decimal values when specifying durations.
Support for UTC times when importing iCal events.
Support for sending notifications for all appointments (both flagged and unflagged items).
The "Add Item" key binding now works from the calendar panel.
Week numbers in the monthly view (requested by Hakan Jerning).
Fixes to the slice computation (reported by Hakan Jerning).
Various fixes to the iCal import and export functionality.
Support for reloading appointments via a key binding and via SIGUSR1 (thanks to Tim Hentenaar for submitting a patch).
The compact mode and default panel options are no longer hidden.
A powerful set of new command line options. The new main operations in non-interactive mode are --grep and --query. There are filter switches to restrict the set of items that are read from the appointments file. All old command line options are still supported for backwards compatibility.
Support for shorthands such as "tomorrow" or "monday" as date specifiers.
Support for dates beyond 2038 on platforms with 64-bit time_t.
Several fixes to the user interface.
Handle CRLF line endings in iCal files (reported by Hakan Jerning).
Gracefully handle all day events in iCal imports (reported by Jörn Tillmanns and by Hakan Jerning).
Retain comments in descriptions and configuration values (reported by Hakan Jerning).
Support all types of iCal durations (reported by Hakan Jerning).
Load todo items on startup (reported by BARE Willy sprl).
Do not highlight items on inactive windows.
Support for punctual appointments (appointments without an ending time).
A --limit option which allows for limiting the number of appointments returned (thanks to William Pettersson for submitting a patch).
Support for %(remaining) and %(duration) modifiers in format strings (thanks to William Pettersson for submitting a patch).
The online help system now uses the system pager (e.g. less(1)).
A new command prompt allows for browsing the help texts (type ":help" for more information).
Several general improvements to the user interface.
Do not garble long notes (reported by Hakan Jerning).
Fix compilation under OS X (thanks to Jack Nagel for submitting a patch).
Do not break the appointments file when importing an iCal file that contains an item with a newline in the summary (reported by Jonathan McCrohan).
Do not prompt for a todo after adding an appointment.
Close key binding window when reassigning the same key (thanks to Michael Smith for submitting a patch).
Update copyright ranges.
Do not ignore "--datarootdir" in the i18n Makefile.
Complete the test-suite even if libfaketime is not present.
Add a workaround for broken libfaketime-based tests on 32-bit systems (fixes Debian bug #697013).
Do not update start time/duration with bogus values if the prompt is canceled in edit mode.
Fix another corner case of the screen corruption bug (BUG#6).
Fix core dump when trying to edit a non-existent item.
Display correct welcome messages on startup.
Fix another screen corruption bug.
Fix several compiler warnings.
Vim-like copy/paste (FR#15). Use the delete key to cut items.
Support for entering times in 24 hour format ("2130" instead of "21:30", thanks to William Pettersson for submitting a patch).
Compact panel mode (FR#7). This can be enabled using the currently undocumented "appearance.compactpanels" configuration setting.
Configurable default view (FR#19). The default view can be changed using the currently undocumented "appearance.defaultpanel" configuration setting.
"-D" and "-c" can now be used simultaneously, whereby "-c" has precedence over "-D".
Cache monthly view to speed up browsing.
calcurse -d output by time (BUG#2, reported by Romeo Van Snick).
Fix a critical data corruption bug (BUG#7, BUG#8, reported by Baptiste Jonglez and Erik Saule).
Fix screen corruption (BUG#6, reported by Erik Saule and Antoine Jacoutot).
No longer show the calcurse screen in the editor/pager when the window is resized (BUG#9, reported by Michael Smith).
Calculate busy slices correctly if (recurrent) appointments with a duration of more than 24 hours are used.
Fix a core dump that occurred if the main window was too small.
Full UTF-8 support.
Much more powerful formatting options for printing items in non-interactive mode. Format strings can be specified using "--format-apt", "--format-event", "--format-recur-apt" and "--format-recur-event".
Support for vim-style count prefixes for displacement keys.
Powerful duration strings: Allows using extended duration strings, such as "+3:10" or "+1d20h5m".
A feature that allows piping items to external commands.
New key bindings to jump to the previous/next month/year.
A new configuration file format.
calcurse-upgrade can be used to
convert existing configuration files.
Several performance improvements.
Notes are now stored using hash-based file names which results in lower disk space usage.
A test suite that can be used to test the core functionality of calcurse.
A "--read-only" command line option to discard all changes to data files.
Do not hardcode paths to the default editor/pager. Rely on the "$PATH" variable instead.
Update the number of todo items when importing an iCal file to prevent some items from being inaccessible.
Fix a segmentation fault when importing iCal data (reported by Andraz Levstik).
Format the "DURATION" field properly on iCal export. Use days/hours/minutes/seconds instead of seconds (reported and fixed by Jerome Pinot).
Do not localize dates in pcal exports (reported by Baptiste Jonglez).
Portuguese translation (provided by Rafael Ferreira).
100% complete French, German and Russian translations.
Handle iCal line folding correctly.
Introduce a configure option to completely exclude the documentation subdirectory from the build process ("--disable-docs").
Keep the order of events across restarts (reported by Alan).
Fix the build process when disabling documentation generation.
Avoid flickering on window resize.
Avoid a segfault when resizing the calcurse window.
Add missing documentation for the "backword-kill-word" line editing function.
Honor the "TMPDIR" environment variable instead of using hardcoded paths for temporary files (reported by Erik Saule).
Fix pager invocation when showing the log file during an import (reported by Andraz Levstik).
Accept resource parameters in iCal import. Accept additional parameters such as language parameters (reported by Andraz Levstik).
Sync the notification item after editing or pasting an appointment. This ensures the information in the notification bar as well as the countdown for the notification daemon are always up-to-date (reported by Andraz Levstik).
Fix recurrent appointment notification.
Fix flagging of regular appointments.
Fix sort order when using command line options to display upcoming appointments and events (reported by Erik Saule).
Usage of short form dates such as "29/5/10" instead of "29/05/2010", "23" for the 23rd of the currently selected month and year or "3/1" for Mar 01 (or Jan 03, depending on the date format) of the currently selected year.
"backword-kill-word" line editing function.
Automatically drop empty notes after editing.
Documentation and man pages now are in AsciiDoc format which is easier to maintain and can be translated to several formats such as HTML, PDF, PostScript, EPUB, DocBook and much more.
Manual and man pages contain updated links to our new website and mailing lists, as well as instructions on how to use Transifex.
Extensive code cleanups and improvements.
Avoid a segfault when resizing the help window.
Remove the lock file if calcurse died (fixes Debian Bug #575772, thanks to Erik for submitting a patch).
Parse appointment end times correctly if they date back (reported by Aleksey Mechonoshin).
Fix some compiler warnings.
Russian translation provided by Aleksey Mechonoshin.
Several translation updates.
a weekly calendar view was added with the display of the week number and colored slices indicating appointment times
the side bar width can now be customized by the user
wrong calculation of recurrent dates after a turn of year fixed (patch provided by Lukas Fleischer)
check for data directory availability added
fixed a possible segfault that could be triggered when calcurse screen became too small
INSTALL file is no longer missing from the distributed package
compilation issue related to memory functions definitions fixed
a daemon was implemented so that calcurse can now send reminders in background
new --status command line option to display information about calcurse running instances
fixed a bug which prevented ical files from being imported
no more error when user's home directory does not exist
dates are now written properly again when using the '-r' flag
incorrect duration format fixed when exporting to ical
calcurse is now distributed under a 2-clause BSD-style license
todos can now be flagged as completed
support for regex-based searches added
locking mechanism implemented to prevent having two calcurse instances running at the same time
inside calendar panel, day names and selected date are now in the same colour as user's theme
missing 'T' letter added in the DURATION field for ical export (reported by cuz)
ical events which spans over several days are now imported correctly (reported by Andreas Kalex)
fixed gcc's `format-security' issue (reported by Francois Boulogne)
no more freeze when changing color within the configuration screen on OpenBSD
fixed a memory leak caused by a wrong use of the structures related to the notification bar
todo items are not displayed twice if -d and -t flags are both given (reported by Timo Schmiade)
it is now possible to export data from a given appointment file even if the user does not have any home directory (reported by Ben Zanin)
prevent character deletion before the beginning of the string within the online editor (reported by Martin Rehak)
new option to periodically save data
cut and paste feature added, to move items from one day to another
support for iso date format (yyyy-mm-dd) added
new '--enable-memory-debug' configuration option to monitor memory usage
configuration scipt improved to be able to link against ncursesw if ncurses is not available
fixed a two-years old bug (appeared in version 1.5) that made repeated items with exceptions load uncorrectly in some cases (thanks to Jan Smydke for reporting it)
fixed a bug related to user-configured keys that could be lost when using calcurse in non-interactive mode
key bindings are now user-definable
new layout configuration menu
memory leak due to a wrong use of the pthread library fixed
fixed a possible freeze when deleting an appointment's note
exception dates now properly ignored when exporting data to pcal format
daylight saving time unwanted offset fixed
pcal export added, to be able to produce nice-looking PostScript output
'-s', '-r' and '-D' command line arguments added which allows to use an alternative data directory, and to be more flexible when specifying the range of dates to be considered when displaying appointments and events (thanks Erik for submiting the patch)
'^G', '0' and '$' keybindings added to ease movements in calendar
'--note' command line argument added which allows the display of note contents in non-interactive mode (patch submitted by Erik Saule)
It is now possible to configure date formats used in calcurse interactive and non-interactive modes (patch submitted by Tony)
Ability to attach notes to appointments, events and todos added
Call to an external editor/pager to edit/view notes implemented
Documentation improved, with the use of a css style sheet in html manuals
Leap years are now properly handled
configure.ac updated to link against pthread and not lpthread
Moon phase calculation added
Automatic redraw is now performed when resizing terminal
Major code cleanup release, error and signal handling improved
Current day is now automatically updated in the calendar panel
No more problem when trying to load a calendar from current directory
The command launched to notify user of an upcoming appointment is now configurable, so that user can get warned by mail or by playing a tune for example
Color theme configuration menu was completely redesigned, with support for default terminal's color added
'Export' command implemented, to be able to save calcurse data in iCalendar format. The '--export' command line argument was also implemented to be able to use this feature in non-interactive mode.
'Flag Item' command implemented to mark appointments as 'important' so that user gets notified before they arrive
Fixed a possible problem while editing an item description and using CTRL-D to delete last character
01/01/1970 is not returned anymore when editing an item endless repetition
'Edit Item' command implemented to be able to modify an already existing item
Long command-line options are now accepted
'-t' flag now takes a priority number as optional argument
Repeated items are now marked with an '*' to be recognizable from normal items
When creating a recurrent item, the end-date is included again in the repetition
Date format corrected in 'Go To' command
Notification-bar implemented, which indicates current date and time, the calendar file in use and the next upcoming appointment together with the time left before it
'-n' flag added to get notified of the next appointment within upcoming 24 hours
Support for todo priorities added
New screen layouts added to make the todo panel the largest one
General keybindings implemented, which apply whatever panel is selected
The repeated end date can no longer be before the item start date
Fixed a possible conflict in the LOCALEDIR variable definition
spanish translation and manual provided by Jose Lopez
german translation and manual updated by Christoph M.
Debian Bug Report #369550, #377543
fixed the compiler linking problem with libintl on systems which do not provide intl support within libc
german translation provided by Michael Schulz
english translation provided by Neil Williams
Support for i18n added
Support for non-color terminals added
Option added to choose which day is the first of the week (monday or sunday)
Documentation improved, with translated html manuals
french and german manuals
Adding of all-day long events
Many GUI improvements: better scrolling (with the use of ncurses pad functions), scrollbars added, progress bar added
Appointment duration can now be entered either in minutes or in hh:mm format
January 0 bug fixed
Current day is no longer highlighted in every year of the future and the past (thanks to Michael for reporting that bug)
Fixed compiler warnings (thanks to Uwe for reporting this)
Removed -lpanel link during compilation
Characters can now be erased with CTRL-H (to fix a problem reported by Brendan)
An option was added to skip system dialogs
Configure script was improved
Ncurses library use improved: screen refreshing is faster, windows do not flicker anymore when updated, and memory footprint is much smaller
Changed abbreviation for 'Wednesday' from 'Wen' to 'Wed'
Command-line options which allows to display appointments and todo list without entering the interactive mode
Manpage and documentation updated
Configure script improved
Debian Bug Report #330869 regarding the October 0 which does not exist is now fixed
Default options "auto-save", "confirm-quit", and "confirm-delete" were set to 'yes'