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Comic Sticks

Ryan Koesters

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Read xkcd: a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language

Comic Sticks brings xkcd comics to your desktop with quick comic searching, offline browsing, and intuitive keyboard shortcuts.

Features:

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What's New:

1.3.0 – May 4, 2019
  • Add bookmarks for keeping track of comics
  • Update search menu to not waste space
1.2.0 – Apr 21, 2019
  • Add support for translations (user interface only, comics will remain in their original language)
  • Add French translations (Thanks to @NathanBnm)
1.1.3 – Jan 14, 2019

Fix for changes to xkcd API encoding.

1.1.2 – Nov 16, 2018
  • Fix restoring of window state when maximized
1.1.1 – Nov 4, 2018
  • Add keyboard shortcut for dark mode
  • Fix saving of properties window state
1.1.0 – Oct 30, 2018

The dark mode update!

  • Add dark mode that inverts the comic image to improve readability in the dark
  • Add buttons to titlebar for jumping to the first comic and the newest comic
  • Fix issue with encoding of comic metadata (fixes display of special characters and emojis)
  • Fix memory leak when closing additional comic windows
1.0.4 – Oct 22, 2018

Update app metadata to pass appstream-util validate-relax

1.0.3 – Oct 21, 2018

Revert fuzzy searching due to regressions

1.0.2 – Oct 21, 2018

Minor fixes

  • Use fuzzy searching
  • Only show alt text when hovering directly over the comic image
1.0.1 – Oct 19, 2018

Update OARS metadata.

1.0.0 – Oct 18, 2018

First stable release

  • Improve startup time
  • Add keyboard shortcuts for faster navigation