TED Notepad Release (ver. 6.0.1)

Nov 13, 2011
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A new version of TED Notepad has been released, version 6.0.1.
You can find it at its homepage at http://jsimlo.sk/notepad/

ChangeLog of Version 6.0.1:

This version is a complete rewrite of the entire project. Small changes might be left out by omission.
+ Search and Replace dialog replaced by Search Bar.
+ Added: Support for Escapes and Regular Expressions in search/replace patterns.
+ Added: Experimental Search and Last Tool concept. Similar to Search and Replace.
+ Added: Long searches automatically display an abort dialog.
+ Added: Option to Mimic Case upon Search and Replace.
+ Added: Auto-search for current word upon no selection in Find Selected.
+ Added: Extended Replace also supports Escapes, RegExps and Mimic Case.
+ Added: Support for user-defined color of text and background.
+ Added: Random Color Scheme generator in Settings dialog.
+ Added: Display Line Numbers, Newlines and Line Lengths.
+ Added: ZoomIn, ZoomOut, ZoomReset.
+ Added: Auto-recognition of UTF-8 files without BOM.
+ Added: Import/Export/Reopen file in chosen encoding or codepage.
+ Added: Full transparent support for binary files (load+edit+save).
+ Added: Full transparent support for mixed newlines (load+edit+save).
+ Added: Command line parameter: /b Skips the "Create new file" question.
+ Added: Option to auto-save documents directly to their original files.
+ Added: Option to create recovery auto-save files with hidden attribute.
+ Added: Question, whether to auto-load a lost auto-save version of a file.
+ Added: Question about saving before closing is skipped for empty Untitled documents.
+ Added: Favourite files now support relative paths.
+ Added: Template file for new documents.
+ Added: Shuffle Lines tool.
+ Added: First Capital, Random Case and Fun Case tools.
+ Added: Unclose Lines, Trim Empty Lines and Shift Lines Right tool.
+ Added: Collapse Empty Lines tool.
+ Added: Unwrap Lines tool.
+ Added: Extract Words tool.
+ Added: Most tools are now showing their progress and support cancel.
+ Added: Classic old system edit control replaced by new improved editbox.
+ Added: Text storage engine with improved support for working with huge files.
+ Added: Support for very long lines (current limit is set to 1 MiB).
+ Added: Multi-level Undo and Redo. Better Undo granularity.
+ Added: Legacy single-level Undo still available through Alt+BkSpace.
+ Added: More sensitive navigation through entire words.
+ Added: Support for Triple/Quadruple/Quintuple-click and mouse selecting.
+ Added: Option to auto-Copy to clipboard upon mouse selection.
+ Added: Paste/Swap from clipboard upon mouse Ctrl-Right-click.
+ Added: Option to Mimic Case upon Paste from clipboard.
+ Added: Option to auto-select current word/line/paragraph/document upon empty Copy/Cut.
+ Added: Insert Recently Inserted and Recently Deleted text.
+ Added: Support for Smart Home and End keys, working with indentation
+ Added: Support for moving/selecting by entire paragraphs.
+ Added: Option to keep distance between the Caret and window borders.
+ Added: Improved and enriched Right-click menu.
+ Added: Support for Insert/Overwrite mode.
+ Added: Horizontal mouse-wheel scrolling.
+ Added: Improved INI files for saving settings into Config.
+ Added: Support for hierarchical INI file loading.
+ Added: Command line parameter: /i Load specified INI file
+ Added: Location of current INI file added to Settings dialog.
+ Added: Printing font.
+ Added: Page Setup for printing.
+ Added: Check Updates shortcut.
+ Added: Sort tool: Upto five independent sorting keys available.
+ Added: Sort tool: Range of columns can be specified in each sorting key.
+ Added: Sort tool: Option to ignore white-spaces and/or punctuation while sorting.
+ Added: Sort tool: Option to ignore all but alpha-numeric characters while sorting.
+ Added: Sort tool: Option to ignore blank and/or control characters while sorting.
+ Added: Sort tool: Options to ignore characters supported even while sorting as numbers.
+ Added: Sort tool: Uses current user locale settings while sorting as numbers.
+ Added: Sort tool: Support for positive signs while sorting as numbers.
* Modif: Sort tool: Sorting keys no longer depend on previous keys.
+ Added: Columns and Sort tools: Option to "delimit by entire phrase" rather than "separate characters".
+ Added: Columns and Sort tools: Options for saving info from tool dialogs into the Config.
* Modif: Columns and Sort tools: Tool dialogs accept ranges and columns inverted.
+ Added: Columns tool: Random number insertion point (%r).
* Modif: Columns tool: Center alignment modifier changed from ^ to !.
+ Added: Translate Charaters tool: Supports escapes and ranges.
+ Added: XmlTag tool: Works more carefully with singleline/multiline selections.
* Modif: XmlTag tool: Reselects the original selection after enclosing it.
+ Added: XmlTag tool: Option to keep or reset fields "Attributes" and "Empty".
+ Added: Compare tool: State of checkboxes from tool dialog are saved into Config.
+ Added: Compare tool: Option for saving the compared strings into Config as well.
+ Added: Filters: New variable %S, which expands with current selection.
+ Added: Filters: Option to convert all text to/from UTF-8.
+ Added: Filters: Option to push no input (stdin) into filter.
+ Added: Filters: Option to ignore output (stdout/stderr) from filter.
+ Added: Filters: Option to mix output (stdout/stderr) from filter together.
+ Added: Filters: Option to display filter output as message instead of replacing.
+ Added: Filters: Option to auto-exit when filter is finished.
+ Added: Filters: Option to skip saving upon auto-exit when filter is finished.
+ Added: Filters: Option to ignore filter's return value.
+ Added: Filters: Option to wait for filter to finish.
+ Added: Filters: Option to skip the launch dialog.
+ Added: Filters: Quoting variable modifiers, which escape all double-quotes while expanding.
+ Added: Search and Replace All feature groups Undo steps into one Undo step.
+ Added: Search and Replace All feature shows total count of replacements in the Status Bar.
+ Added: Progress and info messages displayed in the Status Bar during most operations.
+ Added: Undo feature can now remember the last document save-point.
+ Added: Double-clicks on the Status Bar supported (as shortcuts to anticipated actions).
+ Added: Word Wrap indicator in the Status Bar.
+ Added: Current character value in the Status Bar.
+ Added: Suggest filename from first line supports longer filenames.
+ Added: Suggest filename from first line now works also in Exclude File feature.
+ Added: Option to confirm with user whether to exit by Esc key.
+ Added: Option to prevent insertion of control characters.
+ Added: Option to show bold Caret upon Overwrite mode.
+ Added: Option to improve definition of what a word consists of.
+ Added: Option to Indent selection (of multiple lines) with simple Tab key.
+ Added: Option to reduce Undo steps to the last single step upon Save.
+ Added: Option to persist current scrolling during tools.
+ Added: Option to auto-hide the Search Bar after it has been used.
+ Added: Option to auto-hide the Search Bar only after a successful use.
+ Added: Options to reset/keep specific search attributes in the Search Bar.
+ Added: Option to execute search as non-abortable (for compatibility).
+ Added: Option to execute all tools as non-abortable (for compatibility).
+ Added: Option to warn, when a file being loaded is bigger than a specific value.
+ Added: Support for overriding user locale settings (number formats, date/time formats).
+ Added: Many more settings and options to subtly adjust behaviour of features.
- Fixed: Malformed UTF-8 files could cause loading troubles.
- Fixed: Save As dialog allows read-only files when read-only files can be forced.
- Fixed: Save As dialog no longer changes current working directory on the way.
- Fixed: Switch to already opened document, while the other document's window is in tray.
- Fixed: Troubles with changing the opened-and-watched-for-modifications file too rapidly.
- Fixed: The opened-and-watched-for-modifications file no longer share-locked unnecessarily.
- Fixed: Statistics tool: Average line length computed over non-empty lines only.
- Fixed: Statistics tool: Line lengths (avg/min/max) ignore tail white-spaces.
- Fixed: Unique Lines tool: Duplicates of empty lines not counted upon Leave empty lines.
- Fixed: Unique Lines tool: Improved algorithm used in the tool (bug with quadratic impact).
- Fixed: SysTray icon reappears after explorer/taskbar crash and recreation.
* Improved and more user-friendly Goto dialog.
* Statistics tool dialog supports copying of the values into clipboard.
* Settings dialog now remembers the last active tab for convenience.
* All tools working with selection can now auto-select word/line/paragraph/document.
* Changing document Encoding or Newlines makes the document modified.
* Old Margin Bar renamed to Wrap Margin. It soft-wraps lines upon Word Wrap.
* Message "Search pattern not found!" now includes the search pattern.
* Current selection and scrolling try to persist Search and Replace All operation.
* Search and Replace All draws all changes at once if there is no idle CPU.
* Undo is available in the Search Bar, when selection is pre-filled as new pattern.
* Ability to define and use the Second Search through the Search Bar.
* Longer patterns (upto 8 KiB) allowed in the Search Bar.
* The selection is reversed upon searching upwards.
* Word Wrap rewraps the line being edited correctly, including previous word.
* Better maintenance of current scrolling and selection upon reverting the document.
* Better maintenance of current scrolling upon rewrapping lines of the document.
* Horizontal Scroll Bar tries to be a bit smarter and less resource consuming.
* Quote Mail tool removed.
* Few hotkeys modified or switched between functions.
* Tools sub-menu and Edit sub-menu rearranged a bit. All dialogs improved.
* Defaults for some of the settings modified to fit the new capabilities.
* Few config names changed or moved to prevent sharing with old versions.
* Core memory-handling and text-processing routines improved.
* Non-linear generator of pseudo-random numbers used in tools.
* Default fonts changed to Courier New and Arial.
* New application icon introduced.
Changes against version 5.4.1.


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