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Tellico is a collection manager for keeping track of your books, bibliographies, videos, music, comic books, video games, coins, stamps, trading cards, wines, board games, or any custom items. It supports any number of user-defined fields, of several different types: text, paragraph, list, checkbox, year, URL, tables, images, dates, and combinations.

Tellico imports Bibtex, MODS, RIS, PDF, and CSV and exports to Bibtex, CSV, and HTML. It offers grouping, view filtering, and searching. Tellico can also import data from Amazon.com and IMDb.com, along with z39.50 servers, CDDB data, audio files, SRU servers, several other websites as well as many libraries.

Note that kde-apps.org is not a support forum. Please sent comments, questions, or bug reports to the Tellico mailing list or the Tellico forum.

Last changelog:

Full Changelog 2 months ago

http://tellico-project.org/changelog

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robby

14 years ago

Try a more recent version. Amazon import has just been added. If you have problems with it, let me know.

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alain2

14 years ago

(no wishes for bad apps....)
1- copy an entire entry is good; would be nice to paste this entry as new entry (and then modify only one or two fields)
2- how to configure the look of entry view subwindow? (Im not a specialist!)
3- how to avoid the icon in column view?
Thanks!

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bobuse

14 years ago

2. It's done by a XSL translation.
You can change the xsl used in the template panel of configuration dialog. You can too create your own xsl (or modify an existing), look at /usr/share/apps/bookcase/entry-templates/Fancy.xsl.

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rob61

14 years ago

To print in Suse 8.2 without errors change line 38 in /opt/kde3/share/apps/bookcase/bookcase-printing.xsl
to xsl:import href="/opt/kde3/share/apps/bookcase/bookcase-common.xsl"/

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Remenic

14 years ago

Very nice looking. The interface is simple and clean. Too bad I don't read books ;)

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probono

14 years ago

EndNote funnctionality would be great (get bibliographic data from online libraries and use for citation), one could possibly even use their connection files, look at www.endnote.com for information

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lercio

14 years ago

the link for fedora/redhat download not work (404 not found).

Please report me changes on your site.

Thanks

Lercio Teotonio Gontijo

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robby

14 years ago

Fixed, thanks.

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bobuse

15 years ago

There is an item "macro" in the "Collection" menu.

What is its functionnality ?
How use it ?

Thanks for the "export citation" feature !

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robby

14 years ago

There is an item "macro" in the "Collection" menu.
What is its functionnality ?
How use it ?
It should be called Bibtex Macro, I guess. It's only for adding/editing macros for bibtex export from bibliography collections.

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bobuse

14 years ago

Tanks for your answer, but I don't understand how to use it.

Is there an example somewhere ?

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robby

14 years ago

It inserts a string command in the bibtex output. See http://nwalsh.com/tex/texhelp/bibtx-5.html The key would be the string macro and the property value would be what it expands to. Then in one of your field values, you can use # to include the macro.

For example, defining a macro as
kde-apps = \url{http://www.kde-apps.org}
and then using kde-apps as a field value.

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robby

15 years ago

Heikki Lehväslaiho has a script for fetching info from IMDb for movies and saving it to a Bookcase data file. You can append or merge that file to your existing Bookcase collection. It works really well.

http://lehvaslaiho.homelinux.org/progs/
http://www.mialug.org/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=159

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lebjor02

15 years ago

When I try to compile Bookcase (and most other KDE programs) I am told that /usr/X11R6/lib/libGL.la is missing. I am running Mandrakelinux 10.0 with latest NVidia drivers.
I have tried to copy all libGL.*-files from /usr/lib/ to /usr/X11R6/lib/, and then the programs compile fine, but when I shut down X the fonts are totally distorted.

Any suggestions..?

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tomkra

15 years ago

I want a solution too, compiling with gcc 2.95.3 on kde 3.1.4 leeds to the same db.cpp error. No way to report this compile error. Where can I get help ?

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robby

15 years ago

http://www.periapsis.org/archives/2004/03/15/gcc_295_and_vectorat.html

% make clean
% make CXXFLAGS="-D__LIBSTDCPP_PARTIAL_SUPPORT__"

I don't treat kde-apps as a support forum, so it's always better to email me than post here.

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cirrusgr

15 years ago

Seems like a really helpful program, but I've got trouble compiling it.
The box is a Debian Stable with KDE3.2.0 and gcc 2.95. The error that i get is:
depmode=gcc /bin/sh ../../../../admin/depcomp \
g++ -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I../../../.. -I/usr/include/kde -I/usr/share/qt3/include -I/usr/X11R6/include -DQT_THREAD_SUPPORT -D_REENTRANT -Wnon-virtual-dtor -Wno-long-long -Wundef -Wall -W -Wpointer-arith -Wwrite-strings -ansi -D_XOPEN_SOURCE=500 -D_BSD_SOURCE -Wcast-align -Wconversion -Wchar-subscripts -O2 -fno-exceptions -fno-check-new -fno-common -c -o DB.o `test -f 'DB.cpp' || echo './'`DB.cpp
DB.cpp: In method `void PalmLib::FlatFile::DB::make_record(PalmLib::Record &, const PalmLib::FlatFile::Record &) const':
DB.cpp:604: no matching function for call to `vector::at (unsigned int &) const'
DB.cpp:671: no matching function for call to `vector::at (unsigned int &) const'
make[5]: *** [DB.o] Error 1
If I compile that file using g++-3.0, it compiles fine, but I'have problems with the configure script not detecting qt libs for some reason.
That is trying: CXX=g++-3.0 ./configure --prefix=/usr says it doesn't find the qt libs even if i define --with-qt-libs=/usr/lib/qt3.
After examining config.log I found that i get the following:
/tmp/ccZuyKwH.o: In function `main':
/tmp/ccZuyKwH.o(.text+0xe): undefined reference to `QString::null'
/tmp/ccZuyKwH.o(.text+0x13): undefined reference to `QStyleFactory::create(QString const&)'
/tmp/ccZuyKwH.o(.text+0x20): undefined reference to `QCursor::QCursor[in-charge](int)'
/tmp/ccZuyKwH.o(.text+0x28): undefined reference to `QCursor::~QCursor [in-charge]()'
collect2: ld returned 1 exit status

Any ideas on how to solve this problem, with either gcc-2.95 or 3.0?
Thanks very much,
Cirrus

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bobuse

15 years ago

Great app !

I used it for my Bibtex bibliography.

It will be appreciable, if bookcase could display file's url form "file" field as hypertext link as in the "url" field, for example : file://home/me/work/papers/papername.pdf display the file in a viewer when I click it.

An other bonus feature would be to be able to export easily the cite-id : via a dcop call, or directly to a pipe !

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bobuse

15 years ago

Great app !

I used it for my Bibtex bibliography.

It will be appreciable, if bookcase could display file's url form "file" field as hypertext link as in the "url" field, for example : file://home/me/work/papers/papername.pdf display the file in a viewer when I click it.

An other bonus feature would be to be able to export easily the cite-id : via a dcop call, or directly to a pipe !

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akbowbender

15 years ago

I am trying to compile 0.8.3 on my Fedora Core 1 system. The compile fails with this message: libtool: link: `/usr/lib/libGL.la' is not a valid libtool archive' I have also tried to install from the RPM, but it needs libxslt1 which doesn't appear to be available for Fedora. Tried installing the Mandrake RPM, but it conflicts with files from the libxslt RPM that comes with Fedora. Would really like to get your app running on my system....looks great, uses a great file format, looks to be very easy to use and would a useful addition to my system.

Thanks!

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robby

15 years ago

NVidia bug, read this page:
http://opengl.geek.nz/weblog/archives/000019.html

The RPM doesn't work since it's specific to Mandrake.

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akbowbender

15 years ago

Thanks! That's all that it took to work properly. Looks great!

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uga

15 years ago

Hey, thanks again! It's a very good tool. I just finished my paper database. Couldn't be any more useful.

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uga

15 years ago

I was astonished by the program and using it for a DB of my articles, when I found something really funny. The program worked much faster when I was online, and it was too sluggish while offline.

Want to know the reason? Hehe ;) It seems the program loads the DTD from the internet everytime you click on an element, and takes around 20-30 seconds to timeout:

error : Resource temporarily unavailable
I/O warning : failed to load external entity "http://periapsis.org/bookcase/dtd/v5/bookcase.dtd"
enson/DTD Bookcase V5.0//EN" "http://periapsis.org/bookcase/dtd/v5/bookcase.dtd

I'm not quite sure if this could be related to the use of KDE from HEAD.

In case you want more info on this I'll be happy to help at #kde-devel on IRC.

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robby

15 years ago

One way to stop Bookcase from DTD polling is to compile with the --with-xml-catalog switch in the configure script. That's why I hadn't noticed the slowdown myself.

Meanwhile, I'll try to figure out how to disable the DTD parsing altogether.

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Full Changelog 2 months ago

http://tellico-project.org/changelog

jacobkim9881

Jan 08 2019

ikelocho

May 23 2015

Filozof

Oct 20 2012

giosora

Oct 04 2012

Ambasador

Jul 17 2012

parapente

Jul 23 2011

ramblerray

May 22 2011

eugenez

Apr 30 2011

darthroe

Feb 09 2011

SirDodger

Aug 10 2010

faldo

Feb 19 2010

Vistausss

Feb 18 2010

ub1x

Feb 15 2010

einar77

Feb 15 2010

nick1701

Feb 15 2010

zunami

Dec 06 2009

natsume

Dec 01 2009

M3t4linux

Oct 14 2009

padamka

Oct 01 2009

spectrum3

Sep 23 2009

Gobnuts

Sep 08 2009

Seclorum

Aug 17 2009

jrepin

May 28 2009
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