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REVISIONS

This page lists the updates to HymnQuest since version 16.0.0 was published in February 2014. Existing installations can be ‘patched’ to 17.1.2 by clicking the [Check for updates] button on the Application Updates tab on the Settings screen within the HymnQuest software itself.


Data Update Version 14.998
Dated: 12 July 2017

  • Indexing: Hymns of Hope and Healing, 2017
  • Miscellaneous data updates and corrections

Data Update Version 14.982
Dated: 23 Jun 2017

  • Miscellaneous data updates and corrections

Data Update Version 14.976
Dated: 16 June 2017

  • Miscellaneous data updates and corrections

Version 17.1.2
Dated: 13 June 2017

  • FIXED – Applied an update to prevent a hang on startup with the message ‘Data DB Found’
  • FIXED – Minor Lectionary Bug when making a theme-based selection

Data Update Version 14.948
Dated: 15 May 2017

  • Indexing: Laudate (Revised). Volume 1
  • Data updates and corrections

Data Update Version 14.928
Dated: 24 April 2017

  • Indexing: Songs of Fellowship Volume 6. 2016
  • Miscellaneous data updates and corrections

Version 17.1.1
Dated: 15 March 2017

  • NEW: Application now remembers the window size position on close
  • NEW: “+” added to tune name lists to indicate when full music is available
  • FIXED – PowerPoint bug Export where some settings not saved as defaults

Data Update Version 14.876
Dated: 15 March 2017

  • Lectionary Index – revised search results criteria giving the same results as the Biblical Indexing
  • Miscellaneous data updates and corrections

Data Update Version 14.873
Dated: 17 February 2017

  • Indexing: Spring Harvest 2016: Gamechangers Songbook
  • Miscellaneous data updates and corrections

Data Update Version 14.82
Dated: 13 January 2017

  • FIX: Minor Biblical Index bug introduced in version 17.1.0

Data Update Version 14.839
Dated: 9 January 2017

  • Text Indexing (partial) The New Bible Hymn-Book 2016
  • Miscellaneous data updates and corrections

Version 17.1.0
Dated: 22 December 2016

  • UPDATED – New Lectionary Index (see data update below)
  • FIXED – Adobe Air update issue on MacOS Sierra

Data Update Version 14.823
Dated: 22 December 2016

  • New Lectionary Index – a major upgrade to the Lectionary Index which now takes the suggested texts based on those in the Biblical Index
  • Miscellaneous data updates and corrections

Data Update Version 14.694
Dated: 26 November 2016

  • Indexing: Onward (Brian Wren) 2016
  • Miscellaneous data updates and corrections

Data Update Version 14.738
Dated: 14 September 2016

  • Miscellaneous data updates and corrections

Data Update Version 14.694
Dated: 25 July 2016

  • Miscellaneous data updates and corrections

Version 17.0.3
Dated: 9 June 2016

  • UPDATED – Minor documentation and application updates

Data Update Version 14.651
Dated: 6 June 2016

  • Miscellaneous data updates and corrections

Data Update Version 14.616
Dated: 25 April 2016

  • Text indexing Above the Moon Earth Rises (OUP, 2002)
  • Text indexing God, you made all things for singing (OUP, 2009)
  • Miscellaneous data updates and corrections

Version 17.0.2
Dated: 11 March 2016

  • UPDATED – Better handling of 3rd party copyright (i.e. non-CCLI/Calamus).
  • UPDATED: Usage reporting – ‘Include PD Texts’ option relabelled to ‘CCLI/Calamus only’ to help with only showing items where reporting is required.
  • FIXED: Error when logging usage against a text where the lyrics are not included in the application.

Data Update Version 14.547
Dated: 6 February 2016

  • Tune indexing Immeasurably More Songs (2015)
  • Unpublished texts by Paul Gilmore
  • Miscellaneous data corrections

Data Update Version 14.519
Dated: 5 January 2016

  • Text indexing Thanks and Praise (2015)

Data Update Version 14.503
Dated: 17 December 2015

  • Minor updates to Scripture Union
  • Additional texts by Andrew Pratt

Data Update Version 14.478
Dated: 19 November 2015

  • 75 new full texts from Sing Scripture

Data Update Version 14.477
Dated: 17 November 2015

  • New book indexing:
    • You Can’t Keep a Good Song Down (Ruthie Thomas) 2015
  • 42 new full texts by Ruthie Thomas
  • Minor data updates

Data Update Version 14.470
Dated: 11 November 2015

  • New book indexing:
    • Worship Live Issue 60 (2015)
    • Worship Live Issue 61 (2015)
    • Worship Live Issue 62 (2015)
  • Minor data updates

Data Update Version 14.467
Dated: 5 November 2015

  • Tunes indexing for Mission Praise 30th Anniversary Edition (2014)
  • New Themes
    • Language: French
    • Language: German
    • Language: Irish
    • Language: Welsh
  • Miscellaneous data updates and corrections

Version 17.0.1
Dated 7 October 2015

  • Update – My Books and My Favourites now automatically sync with HQ Mobile (if registered)
  • Fixed: Full score PDFs not opening correctly under Windows 10
  • Fixed: Application window too large for 13″ Macbook Pro screens
  • Fixed: Occasional blank text/tune rows in Books Index

Data Update Version 14.440
Dated: 5 October 2015

  • New book indexing – The Truth That Sets Us Free (Wild Goose publication)
  • Miscellaneous data corrections

Data Update Version 14.421
Dated: 14 September 2015

  • New first line indexing – Immeasurably More (Spring Harvest 2015)
  • Miscellaneous data corrections

Version 17.0.0
Dated 3 August 2015

  • HymnQuest Mobile – a major new, free add-on facility for existing subscribers giving the ability to search all of the databases from within a Web App from a tablet, smartphone, laptop or even desktop. Printing and copying texts is not included, and the Virtual Keyboard is not yet available, but all other indexing and features are accessible on the go. http://app.hymnquest.com
  • Desktop facility to ‘send’ My Books & My Favourites setting to the HymnQuest Mobile account
  • Book information can now be included when copying search results to the clipboard

Data Update Version 14.375
Dated: 22 July 2015

  • New hymn texts by Tim Dudley-Smith
  • 1,185 additional opening notes (Incipits)
  • New Books Indexed
    • More than Hymns (Andrew Pratt)
    • A House of Praise 2 (Tim Dudley-Smith)
    • Sing Scripture
    • Dangerous Love
    • Reach
    • Roots and Wings
  • Numerous data corrections and updates

Version 16.0.13
Dated 20 July 2015

  • General Maintainance update

Data Update Version 14.303
Dated: 30 April 2015

  • New texts from Andrew Pratt
  • New texts from Jubilate H
  • Text indexing for Mission Praise 30th Anniversary Edition (2014)
  • ymns
  • Various minor updates and corrections

Version 16.0.12
Dated 20 April 2015

  • Fix incompatibility with Adobe Air 17 which caused Tunes Index to hang
  • Database structure update

Data Update Version 14.275
Dated: 30 March 2015

  • 139 new texts from Colours of Grace
  • Various minor updates and corrections

Version 16.0.11
Dated: 5 March 2015

  • New features
    • Right-click to copy lists (first lines and tune names) to clipboard
    • Button to link to Release Notes (Application Updates tab)
    • Text Filter field now gets focus when the clear button is clicked
  • Fixes & Updates
    • Fixed occasional PowerPoint issue
    • Removed copyright lines on Public Domain text exports
    • Lectionary year changes on Dec 1st (Advent)
    • Corrected occasional missing line breaks on copy to clipboard
    • Various minor updates

Data Update Version 14.238
Dated: 26 January 2015

  • New books indexed
    • Colours of Grace
  • Numerous minor updates and corrections

Data Update Version 14.156
Dated: 10 November 2014

  • New books indexed
    • Love Goes On (Bernadette Farrell)
    • Yattendon Hymnal
    • Worship Live 58 – additional texts
  • Additional texts by Andrew Pratt
  • Additional author biographies

Data Update Version 14.126
Dated: 7 October 2014

  • New books indexed
    • Essential Source – Tune listing
    • A Mirror to the Soul (Tim Dudley-Smith) – book listing and 6 new tunes
    • Worship Live 58 and 59 – book listing (incl. some new tunes)

Version 16.0.10
Dated: 1 October 2014

  • Fixed a minor installation issue giving error #1063

Data Update Version 14.121
Dated: 1 October 2014

  • New books indexed
    • Essential Source – book listing, relevant new tunes and some new texts
    • Worship Live 59 – book listing
    • HQU – 12 new Tim Dudley-Smith texts.

Version 16.0.9
Dated: 30 September 2014

  • Update: New to set automatic update reminders
  • Fixed an occasional issue with the Book Info popup (image and web address handling)

Data Update Version 14.119
Dated: 29 September 2014

  • New books indexed
    • He’s Here – a song booklet by Ruth Thomas
    • Spring Harvest Praise 2013
    • Spring Harvest Praise Digital Songbook – first line indexing
    • Worship Live Issue 57
  • New full texts, new biblical & theme indexing
  • Numerous corrections
  • Jubilate filname updates

Version 16.0.8
Dated: 25 September 2014

  • Update: New ability to select and copy-to-clipboard the hymn title (first line or tune name)
  • Fixed an issue pasting text into NotePad
  • Fixed a wording issue on the Application Updates screen

Version 16.0.7
Dated: 11 September 2014

  • Added display of Release Notes when an application update is found
  • Fixed an issue where tab spacing was ignored in lyrics
  • Fixed an issue where Books with no covers crashed the display
  • Fixed an issue where Texts with no lyrics displayed a blank panel rather than explaining why the lyrics were absent
  • Corrected a spelling mistake in the Usage Report screen
  • Added scrollbars to the Author and Composer Biography popup
  • Various data corrections and updates.

Version 16.0.6
Dated: 4 August 2014

  • Various data corrections and updates.

Version 16.0.5
Dated: 13 June 2014

‘HymnQuest Lite’ introduced.

Bug fixes:

  • Author and Composer hyphenated names not displaying correctly
  • Occasional crash/slow operation on Book Details popup screen

Version 16.0.4
Dated: 30 May 2014

FEATURE UPDATES

My Books

  • The ‘books’ panel on the text and tune display screens is now filtered based on whether the ‘My Books Only’ option is ticked.
  • The books index now displays a radio button on each row to indicate owned books and to allow quick changes.

Record Usage

  • Usage panel – the texts now display a history of usage and also a ‘Record Usage’ button to enable logging without actually copying.

Lectionary Index

  • Tweaks to the index box sizes to allow for screens smaller than 800px high.

Version 16.0.3
Dated: 18 March 2014

  • Several more minor bug fixes.

Version 16.0.2
Dated: 3 March 2014

  • Several minor bug fixes.

Version 16.0.1
Dated: 27 February 2014

  • Several minor bug fixes primarily to the 2013 data usage import feature.

What’s New in HymnQuest 16.0?

Version 16.0 – February 2014

Data

  • 1,875 additional full texts (making 29,530 in total)
  • 658 additional first lines and choruses
  • 828 new tune names
  • 3,951 more theme references
  • 2,712 more bible references
  • 14 additional hymn and song books indexed
  • Updates to copyright status on texts going into the public domain
  • Correction of all known data errors

Book Indexing:
AAM    Ancient & Modern (Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd, 2013)
CEW    Complete essential worship song collection (Kevin Mayhew Ltd, 2005)
CPS    Complete Source (Kevin Mayhew Ltd, 2006)
GB_    Golden Bells (C.S.S.M.,1925)
HWL    Hymns we’ve always loved (Kevin Mayhew Ltd, 2005)
JHO    Just Hymns Old & New (Kevin Mayhew Ltd, 2013)
NHS    New Hymns and Spiritual Songs (Kevin Mayhew Ltd, 2013)
PPW    Pocket Praise and Worship Chords (Kevin Mayhew Ltd, 2012)
PTN    Praise To The Name (Oxford University Press, 2009)
SIM    Spirit in the Melody (Colin Ferguson, 2013)
SPQ    Spring Harvest Praise 2012 (Elevation, 2012)
WND    Worship Live Issue 54 (Worship Live, 2013)
WNE    Worship Live Issue 55 (Worship Live, 2013)
WNF    Worship Live Issue 56 (Worship Live, 2013)

Features

  • A complete re-write of the whole application
  • Native PC & Mac compatibility
  • Improved layouts of all indexes
  • Much faster data loading, searching and navigation
  • Improved Bible book/chapter/verse handling
  • Updated graphics and colour scheme
  • Improved Back/Forward navigation of indexes and screens
  • Improved text filtering on indexes so all instances of an entered word are now included (i.e. not just an alphabetical lookup)
  • My Books/Favourites facility now applies to all indexes
  • Update to the Virtual Keyboard which filters the results incrementally as each note is entered
  • Ability to create PowerPoint presentations even if PowerPoint isn’t on the host PC (the exported slides even open happily in Keynote on the Mac)
  • New Help documentation
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