Drag and Drop Image Crashes Editor

Bug #1416752 reported by Bruce Stevenson on 2015-01-31
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Bug Description

Windows 8.0, calibre 2.18.

1. Open the ebook editor (with a book you don't care about!).
2. Drag and drop an image into the Live Preview pane. I have tested jpg and gif.
3. Preview displays the image as you might expect.
4. Try to open a .(x)html file (double click in the Files Browser Window).
5. Callibre-parallel.exe stops working.

Discovered by a dumb user testing to see if a drag and drop method could update an image in the body of a book!.


Fixed in branch master. The fix will be in the next release. calibre is usually released every Friday.

 status fixreleased

Changed in calibre:
status: New → Fix Released
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