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Changes for v4.5.8.2482 - v4.5.8.2485

  • News
  • Implemented file locking system. In the Program settings / Tools you can choose between locking using R/O attribute or lock file.
  • FTP - implemented MLSD command support (new file list command). If command isn't supported by FTP server, PSPad will use LIST command instead automaticaly.
  • Fixes:
  • FTP - folder '.' was removed for MLSD listing
  • FTP - CHMOD form is prefilled with current file attribute for MLSD file listing
  • FTP - fixed file sorting for date on Windows 8 and Windows 2012 server and higher
  • File locking - fixed problem with LCK file method



Changes for v4.5.8.2481 - v4.5.8.2482

  • News
  • Implemented file locking system. In the Program settings / Tools you can choose between locking using R/O attribute or lock file.
  • Fixes:
  • Lot of small fixes caused by previous build



Changes for v4.5.8.2471 - v4.5.8.2481

  • News
  • FTP - added support for MLSD file list (standard and it should speed up listing in big folders). For old servers without MLSD command support enable old file listing support in the FTP connection settings (new option)
  • FTPS - in the log is SSL library version and used server certificate info
  • HEX editor - added possibility print content using PrintPreview
  • Updated libraries Synapse (FTP, HTTP communication), MP Hex editor
  • PHP highlighter - added highlighting of `command`
  • Code explorer automatical refresh is initiated with File save
  • Fixes:
  • MSDos bat highlighter - fixed pairt bracked highlight
  • Object Code explorer - missing procedures caused by block comments
  • File R/O attribute was removed after file save
  • FTPS - fixed file listing on VSFTP servers



Changes for v4.5.8.2469 - v4.5.8.2471

  • News
  • Scripting - getVarValue function extended of %Word% variable. It retunrs word under cursor
  • New user highlighter definition KRL (KUKA Robotic Language) with code explorer support
  • CSS reformat to structure - new lines for each selector
  • TiDy was updated for HTML5 support
  • Fixes:
  • Search in files - change of the search text in search process searched for the new text
  • MSDos BAT highlighter - fixed string and %%i variable highlighting
  • Check document changes function was fixed



Changes for v4.5.8.2463 - v4.5.8.2469

  • News
  • Added detection of new OS versions
  • Code explorer will stay expanded as was before refresh
  • Number of user highlighters was increased to 10 from 5
  • CAPS lock indication on the status bar
  • Create project from folder will include empty folders too
  • Added program icons in higher resolution. In some cases is necessary to rebuild icon cache to see it
  • New function Remove diplicate lines (menu Edit / Lines manipulation) removes duplicate lines from text without sorting
  • Fixes:
  • New text file doesn't offer file name as first line
  • Function Save as doesn't change file time, if file already exists
  • JavaScript Code explorer fixies
  • Fixed Wine (Linux) functionality
  • FTP connection doesn't work with account parameter
  • Broken funts in Print preview window
  • Open File from selected text doesn't work for HTTPS://
  • Unix Shell Script highlighter - fix of the variable highlight



Changes for v4.5.8.2462 - v4.5.8.2463

  • Code explorer will keep his state (expanded nodes) after refresh
  • Find matching bracket result position depends of the program settings / Editor 2 - Search result option
  • HTML highlighter - added highlighting of pair tags center and font
  • Select tag function was extended - now is possible to select tag from the end of pair tag too
  • Auto completion - new option in program settings / Editor 2 - is possible to disable insert item with Space bar
  • Code format dialog - added Apply button. Existing OK button got standard behavior - confirm close dialog.
  • Search replace dialog with was increased
  • File information function / Number of chars shows all chars from ascii 33, instead of letters only in previous version



Changes for v4.5.8.2461 - v4.5.8.2462

  • News
  • Added possibility to use wildcard in parameter (c:\files\*.txt). Wildcard can be contained in file name only, not in the path. Number of files is limited to 100.
  • Added possibility to set compatibility of the internel IE browser to IE7 .. IE10 (program settings / system integration)
  • File information - added possibility to copy list of words only (Shift+Ctrl+C or right mouse)
  • Added Oracle keywords flash_cache, cell_flash_cache
  • Added HTML5 tags into html highlighter
  • Added option to save all files before external application run (highlighter settings and project settings)
  • Added option to run external application with file or selected text (highlighter settings and project settings)
  • Program title contains project name if project is open
  • Added possibility to individually set File tab color (righ mouse menu on file tab or menu Window). Color is stored if save file state option is enabled in program settings / Files and dirs
  • Fixes:
  • Fixed problem with project file containing empty line
  • Fixed problem if you create project file from drive root
  • VBScript Code explorer - fixed missing "property get xxx"
  • Clear content of the PSCache.bin file due to store File tab color
  • Added string for File tab color into translation



Changes for v4.5.8.2457 - v4.5.8.2461

  • News
  • Added possibility to use wildcard in parameter (c:\files\*.txt). Wildcard can be contained in file name only, not in the path. Number of files is limited to 100.
  • Added possibility to set compatibility of the internel IE browser to IE7 .. IE10 (program settings / system integration)
  • File information - added possibility to copy list of words only (Shift+Ctrl+C or right mouse)
  • Added Oracle keywords flash_cache, cell_flash_cache
  • Added HTML5 tags into html highlighter
  • Added option to save all files before external application run (highlighter settings and project settings)
  • Added option to run external application with file or selected text (highlighter settings and project settings)
  • Program title contains project name if project is open
  • Added possibility to individually set File tab color (righ mouse menu on file tab or menu Window). Color is stored if save file state option is enabled in program settings / Files and dirs
  • Fixes:
  • Fixed problem with project file containing empty line
  • Fixed problem if you create project file from drive root
  • VBScript Code explorer - fixed missing "property get xxx"



Changes for v4.5.8.2455 - v4.5.8.2457

  • News
  • Highlighter settings - added possibility define highlighter based current line collor
  • Oracle highlighter - added keywords TRIGGERS, INSTANCES, DEGREE
  • HTML highlighter - highlighting of pair tags DL, DT, DD
  • New Code explorer for Structured Text language (ftSTL file type in User highlighter definition)
  • Autocomplete window disappear when symbol chars is inserted
  • Fixes:
  • Hex editor - wan't possible to open file with unicode chars in name
  • Fixed OEM files content load
  • CSS inline reformat - in some cases was selector name changed to lowercase
  • Send unicode file name into running PSPad instance
  • C++ code explorer doesn't show content of NAMESPACE
  • Fortran code explorer - recognition of function with filetypes e.g. real*4
  • Run Clip function (Shift+Space) works again



Changes for v4.5.7.2445 - v4.5.8.2453

  • News
  • Code explorer for SDL
  • New TiDy.exe version with HTML5 support
  • New keywords in Cobol highlighter
  • New line comment style <<< in user highlighter
  • Program settings / Backup - added information about PSPad config files path with possibility to open it in Windows Explorer
  • Fixes:
  • Some fixes for MAKE code explorer



Changes for v4.5.7.2441 - v4.5.7.2445

  • News
  • Drag/Drop image into HTML while CTRL is kept inserts image directly into code as BASE64 - it works from PSPad file explorer too
  • CSS highlighter - added new keywords
  • Fixes:
  • C++ code explorer - fixed problem with __fastcall



Changes for v4.5.7.2437 - v4.5.7.2441

  • News
  • added Code explorer parser for Makefile (ftMakeFile file type in User highlighter)
  • added V+ syntax user highlighter definition including Code explorer
  • User highlighter - added possibility to switch off string escaping
  • Show color - added possibility to lock all sliders
  • Open file apointed by selection function works with relative paths
  • User convertors - extended for unicode replacing. In section [Description] added UTF8List=0/1 option. Strings are stored in UTF-8 encoding
  • Changed memory manager. I hope it won't cause problems. Reposrt me any unexpected behavior.
  • Scripting - new function reloadClips - reloads all code clips
  • Fixes:
  • Fixed PSpad settings as IE viewer and IE compatibility
  • Block copy - fixed
  • FTP - fixed remove file extension in FTP client settings
  • Code explorer for PHP - function starts on Includexxxx was taken as include directive
  • Search in files doesn't work correctly with ignored folders (program settings / Files and dirs)
  • Fixed doubled menu items in script menu - state when operating system returns 2 same scripting engines
  • Show color - click on stored color doesn't update HTML color code
  • File information display problem on system with changed font size



Changes for v4.5.7.2433 - v4.5.7.2437

  • News
  • Program settings / System - new option Register as IE HTML viever. Files open from Temporary internet files witout extension will be open with HTML highlighter
  • Program settings / System - new option Internal browser in IE9 mode
  • In the menu File/Special added option Delete file history
  • Search for current word/selection cycles in file same as F3/Shift+F3
  • PHP highlighter - added keywords trait, insteadof
  • Ruller font is same as font editor
  • Into KeyMap was added command DeleteBOL (delete from cursor to begin of the line)
  • Added new keywords into COBOL highlighter
  • New user highlighter syntax definition for V+ include Code explorer
  • Fixes:
  • Code clips - fixed problem when selected text contains char '|'
  • Exception for Code format and user highlighter
  • HTML multihighlighter - PHP variable is marked include $ using doubleclick
  • File change detection was reverted into 4.5.4 version
  • Code clips - checkbox @K control - fixed default checked state
  • Fixed IE HTML viewer and Internal browser
  • Fixed block copy



Changes for v4.5.7.2432 - v4.5.7.2433

  • Fixes:
  • fixed file type assign in Windows 7
  • C# highlighter - enum type



Changes for v4.5.6.2427 - v4.5.7.2432

  • News
  • Autocomplete - if there is one match only, will be inserted automatically in case you call this function manually
  • CodeV code explorer - added support for SHR and IMG
  • FoxPro (Clipper) highlighter - added support for public/static/private declarations
  • Implemented latest updates of Synedit editor component
  • Updated JCL library to current version
  • WordWrap - for TXT files one or more char '.' stays as part of previous word
  • Fixes:
  • C# highlighter
  • fixed unicode support for file names in tabs, taskbar, recent files
  • 3D flip works in Windows 7 or Vista after program start
  • Paste from clipboard
  • Code explorer for C - doesn't show functions like bool EXPORTCALL GetDeviceMAC()
  • Status bar - fixed missong informations after file open



Changes for v4.5.4.2356 - v4.5.6.2427

  • Backup/Restore PSpad configuration in program settings / Backup
  • Added user highlighter for DART
  • Modified file change detection
  • Autocomplete - now is possible to confirm it with TAB key
  • Open system files funstion opens HOSTS file too
  • Code explorer for ADA - improoved
  • User highlighter - added backslash comment possibility (4680 Basic)
  • Interactive code clips - you can set date format in menu Settings / Program variables in %date% variable
  • Python highlighter - added With keyword
  • Open and Close dialogs uses new Windows 7 style
  • New version of unicode library TNTUnicode controls
  • New version of JCL library
  • FoxPro - new code explorer
  • File backup into designated folde includes drive letter
  • Code explorer trims redundant spaces
  • Autocomplete is case sensitive now
  • HTML5 support - added missing tags
  • menu Edit / Conversion - items was changed to actions. You can assign shortcuts, use conversion in scripts
  • Highlighter settings - you can set color for file tab
  • Current File tab is highlighted
  • HTML and CSS highlighter - # is included in select word
  • COBOL Code explorer - added COPY section
  • REX Code explorer - added support as ftREX in user highlighter
  • HTML highlighter - double click selects color include # char
  • Code explorerer - new support for Macomy Script (ftMScript)
  • New dialog - speed optimalization
  • file change detection
  • Cobol highlighter (new keywords, inline comment)
  • HTML5 tags support
  • system variables support in external commands and compiler
  • Search/Replace - PSPad will keep position when nothing is found
  • Search file from log priority change - PSpad search in compiler folder first, then in project and open files
  • File detection mechanism was rewriten
  • Autocomplete appears automatically. You can set delay in Program settings / Editor2
  • Log parser extended capabilities (Highlighter settings / Compiler)
  • Added -i /i switch what allows you use alternative config file for PSPad
  • Load file using plugin autodetects UTF-8 encoding
  • User highlighter - new multiline comment style * ? ;
  • Program settings / System - new option allows you minimize program instead close it
  • MS SQL highlighter extended (try - catch)
  • User highlighter extended - comments start with slash (MEGA)
  • User highlighter extended - escaped strings
  • Code explorer - modification for AutoMod (ftAUM)
  • added FTP support for z/VM - vm/cms
  • new option for detection deleted files in [Special settings section]: CheckDeleted. Default is off.
  • TextDiff is scrolling with window above
  • Code explorer for AutoMod (ftAUM) was extended
  • Code explorer for CSS shows used colors
  • Cobol highlighter - words pair highlighting
  • Color select - dblclick on stored color adds color into editor
  • Color translator - stored colors was added
  • Code explorer for UnIcon
  • New command line parameter -N or /N runs new PSPad instance
  • Search/replace in files now works with R/O files too
  • In Highlighter settings / HTML is possible to activate/deactivate template support
  • Added File Remove/Delete on the background detection
  • libraries update: JCL, TextDiff
  • Project synchronize uses ignore masks list (Program settings / Files) for folders too
  • Code format function remebers settings for individual highlighters between sessions
  • Project from folder dialog
  • New multiline comment style for PowerShell <#..#> in User highlighter definition
  • Wordstar Layout support for editor shortcuts (you can define it)
  • new Project synchronization with disk include file extensions specification in Project settings. It's first version, modification of Project from folder dialog will follow
  • variable OldWhitespaceChar is back in program settings / Direct edit
  • XProfan 11 - new user highlighter from Stephan Sonneborn
  • Falcon 11 - new user highlighter from GRAWeeLD
  • possibility to sort file tabs alphabetically - menu Windows or file tabs context menu
  • Drag/Drop image to HTML file with CTRL key inserts Base64 image form direct into code
  • LOG parser - added %S what means any count of spaces/tabs
  • Direct HEX editor works with code switching in menu format (right column)
  • New script command: highlighter([s: string]): string sets/returns editor highlighter. You can enter start of the highlighter name only.
  • Show nonprintable chars - small dot for spaces
  • Editor Command ecInsert inserts new line before current line and place cursor to start of the line
  • PSPadShell extension first looks for PSpad in current folder then from registry - has meaning for multiuser environment
  • Included manifest - requestedExecutionLevel is set to asInvoker
  • JScript highlighter allows you highlight words begining of underscore with different color
  • Syntax change - new button to set TXT - remove highlighter from file
  • Manifest file was moved out of PSPad.exe. In default is set "asInvoker"
  • Fortran Code explorer shows CALL in procedure body
  • New commend line option /Snnn or -Snnn forced highlighter given by nnn. You can use start of highliter name only. Highlighter is used for all files in command line
  • In manifest was requestedExecutionLevel set to "highestAvailable" value
  • FTP client - '..' is available always
  • HTML preview - refresh after file save
  • Progress code explorer - added Temp table structure support
  • ABB rapid Code explorer - addedd Traps support
  • Updated JCL library - processor and OS detection e.t.c.
  • Progress highlighter - addedd new keywords
  • Programm remembers Code clips window size during sessions
  • Remove file from project (Shift+Ctrl+Del) is available only if project Window is focused
  • InnoSetup highlighter update - new keywords and flags
  • new function - Detach file from FPT - if you open file from FTP, you can edit it locally only without automatically save it to FTP
  • new option if FTP settings allows you keep connection with random commands
  • new user highlighter for SIEMENS STEP7 industrial automation controller language (Wolfgang T. Url, DynaByte Engineering Url)
  • XML Code explorer - some XML form (one line XML) freezes PSPad
  • FTP log doesn't scroll to last line automatically
  • Main form position after start
  • Active tab setting after close files right or left
  • FTP icon on the file tab after file was saved to FTP
  • Multiline file tabs was displayed incorrectly in some cases
  • Removing unnumbered bookmark doesn't have influence to bookmarks list
  • Autorefres for new files
  • Import FTP settings from FileZilla with FTP servers groups
  • PSPad start with dots in path
  • Open files from internet history wasn't stored
  • Hanlded exception is file was closed on background
  • FTP client - movement using arrows
  • Switch to HEX when whole text was selected and file type was different from DOS
  • Open Text files from project with double click
  • File change detection
  • FTP - random command can't be switched off
  • Main window and more desktops
  • Icon was lost when you go to settings and files with iconsets was missing
  • Autoindent behavior corection
  • Code explorer for Cobol
  • Bracket highlighting in C++ and JScript
  • String highlighting in JScript
  • Fortran line comment in user highlighter takes 'C' only when on the first position in line
  • Exception after binary file reload
  • Reformat XML code - handled CDATA section
  • PSpad doesn't take ShowHint settings (Program settings/Direct edit) after start
  • FTP keep connection keeps current folder and keeps FTP client connected
  • for new file extension TXT is set when Highlighter is switched off in Syntax change dialog
  • corrected exception after paste text into incremental search
  • fixed new comment style for C++ highlighter
  • fixed undo problems with active Autoindent mode
  • Open file from internet - problem in case of UTF-8 page encoding
  • File change detection
  • Fixed ECHO highlighting for MSDos BAT highlighter
  • Perl highlighter - string \# was highlighted as comment
  • Fixed save ANSI file on VirtualBox shared folder
  • Remove additional spaces with active WordWrap
  • JScript - escaped comment problem
  • FTP client - fixed problem with slow SSL/TLS communication
  • JScript comment
  • Drag/Drop from internal file explorer into HEX editor and TextDiff
  • Statusbar supports unicode chars
  • Statusbar - char update after delete char
  • Statusbar - cursor position shows number of char before cursor
  • Project synchronization wasn't available is no file was open
  • CSS highlighter - highlight of the matching bracked fix
  • Project doesn't store extensions for synchronization
  • Search/replace - replace include new line
  • Deleted file info was incorrect for new file
  • CSS highlighter fix for matching bracket
  • File save with keep date time info
  • Paste from clipboard, real tabs and enabled EOL
  • fixed CSS highlighter
  • file change detection using GetFileInformationByHandle() API function
  • all window redraw during open files from outside editor
  • Save main window position in menu Settings was disabled if no file was open
  • File change detection stops work if file was closed using file tab
  • Code explorer fo C++ and splitted strings
  • Scripting - function highlighter() doesn't return highlighter name for user highlighters
  • LOG resize with filetabs on the bottom
  • user highlighter - string highlighting
  • favourite panel - copy link doesn't copy log parser string
  • program title - fixed display of the file name
  • toolbar - fixed problem with nondefault font size after start
  • LOG parser debuger
  • C++ code explorer
  • C++ code explorer
  • AutoCompletion behavior
  • problems when PSpad was started with -N
  • File explorer allows you delete folder ..
  • C++ code explorer
  • AutoCompletion behavior
  • C++ Code explorer
  • Autocomplete - behavior fixes
  • COBOL code explorer - fixes
  • COBOL - add/remove comments is driven by AreaA settings
  • Project - fixed file type filter in File dialog when project file doesn't exist
  • handled exception in Highlighter settings
  • fixed Tcl/Tk variable highlight
  • fixed File tabs draw
  • Autocomplete works only if PSPad is active
  • work directory release when PSpad is minimized to tray
  • Sort dialog with remove duplicities works with unicode files now
  • VBScript code explorer - procedures and functions
  • Search/Replace dialog - problems with unicode strings
  • HTML to plain text convertor (remove tags in menu HTML)
  • fixed buttons and checkboxes draw on Windows 7 with Alt key
  • Cobol highlighter - foxed draw od * char if the last position
  • Dialogs will show in the screen center if main PSPad window is partially behind the screen
  • File save dialog for TXT files doesn't contain TXT extension when URL highlight was active
  • Code explorer for C++ doesn't recognize "interrupt void ..."
  • Dialogs - the caption wasn't transparent
  • MS SQL 7 highlighter - AND was moved to keywords
  • Remove redundant spaces - problem with unicode chars
  • Highlighter settings / compiler tab - exception when there was no content and button INF was pressed



Changes for v4.5.6.2423 Beta - v4.5.6.2426 Beta

  • Backup/Restore PSpad configuration in program settings / Backup
  • Added user highlighter for DART
  • Modified file change detection



Changes for v4.5.6.2419 Beta - v4.5.6.2423 Beta

  • News
  • Autocomplete - now is possible to confirm it with TAB key
  • Open system files funstion opens HOSTS file too
  • Code explorer for ADA - improoved
  • User highlighter - added backslash comment possibility (4680 Basic)
  • Fixes:
  • Dialogs will show in the screen center if main PSPad window is partially behind the screen
  • File save dialog for TXT files doesn't contain TXT extension when URL highlight was active
  • Code explorer for C++ doesn't recognize "interrupt void ..."
  • Dialogs - the caption wasn't transparent
  • MS SQL 7 highlighter - AND was moved to keywords
  • Remove redundant spaces - problem with unicode chars
  • Highlighter settings / compiler tab - exception when there was no content and button INF was pressed



Changes for v4.5.5.2417 Beta - v4.5.6.2419 Beta

  • News
  • Interactive code clips - you can set date format in menu Settings / Program variables in %date% variable
  • Python highlighter - added With keyword
  • Open and Close dialogs uses new Windows 7 style
  • New version of unicode library TNTUnicode controls
  • New version of JCL library
  • Fixes:
  • Sort dialog with remove duplicities works with unicode files now
  • VBScript code explorer - procedures and functions
  • Search/Replace dialog - problems with unicode strings
  • HTML to plain text convertor (remove tags in menu HTML)
  • fixed buttons and checkboxes draw on Windows 7 with Alt key
  • Cobol highlighter - foxed draw od * char if the last position



Changes for v4.5.5.2415 Beta - v4.5.5.2417 Beta

  • News
  • FoxPro - new code explorer
  • File backup into designated folde includes drive letter
  • Code explorer trims redundant spaces
  • Autocomplete is case sensitive now
  • HTML5 support - added missing tags
  • menu Edit / Conversion - items was changed to actions. You can assign shortcuts, use conversion in scripts
  • Fixes:
  • handled exception in Highlighter settings
  • fixed Tcl/Tk variable highlight
  • fixed File tabs draw
  • Autocomplete works only if PSPad is active
  • work directory release when PSpad is minimized to tray



Changes for v4.5.5.2412 Beta - v4.5.5.2415 Beta

  • News
  • Highlighter settings - you can set color for file tab
  • Current File tab is highlighted
  • HTML and CSS highlighter - # is included in select word
  • COBOL Code explorer - added COPY section
  • REX Code explorer - added support as ftREX in user highlighter
  • Fixes:
  • C++ Code explorer
  • Autocomplete - behavior fixes
  • COBOL code explorer - fixes
  • COBOL - add/remove comments is driven by AreaA settings
  • Project - fixed file type filter in File dialog when project file doesn't exist



Changes for v4.5.5.2411 Beta - v4.5.5.2412 Beta

  • News
  • HTML highlighter - double click selects color include # char
  • Code explorerer - new support for Macomy Script (ftMScript)
  • Fixes:
  • C++ code explorer
  • AutoCompletion behavior



Changes for v4.5.5.2405 Beta - v4.5.5.2411 Beta

  • News
  • New dialog - speed optimalization
  • file change detection
  • Cobol highlighter (new keywords, inline comment)
  • HTML5 tags support
  • system variables support in external commands and compiler
  • Fixes:
  • C++ code explorer
  • AutoCompletion behavior
  • problems when PSpad was started with -N
  • File explorer allows you delete folder ..



Changes for v4.5.5.2401 Beta - v4.5.5.2405 Beta

  • News
  • Search/Replace - PSPad will keep position when nothing is found
  • Search file from log priority change - PSpad search in compiler folder first, then in project and open files
  • File detection mechanism was rewriten
  • Fixes:
  • C++ code explorer



Changes for v4.5.5.2395 Beta - v4.5.5.2401 Beta

  • News
  • Autocomplete appears automatically. You can set delay in Program settings / Editor2
  • Log parser extended capabilities (Highlighter settings / Compiler)
  • Added -i /i switch what allows you use alternative config file for PSPad
  • Load file using plugin autodetects UTF-8 encoding
  • User highlighter - new multiline comment style * ;
  • Program settings / System - new option allows you minimize program instead close it
  • Fixes:
  • LOG parser debuger



Changes for v4.5.5.2392 Beta - v4.5.5.2395 Beta

  • Fixes
  • LOG resize with filetabs on the bottom
  • user highlighter - string highlighting
  • favourite panel - copy link doesn't copy log parser string
  • program title - fixed display of the file name
  • toolbar - fixed problem with nondefault font size after start



Changes for v4.5.5.2390 Beta - v4.5.5.2392 Beta

  • News
  • MS SQL highlighter extended (try - catch)
  • User highlighter extended - comments start with slash (MEGA)
  • User highlighter extended - escaped strings
  • Code explorer - modification for AutoMod (ftAUM)
  • Fixes
  • File change detection stops work if file was closed using file tab
  • Code explorer fo C++ and splitted strings
  • Scripting - function highlighter() doesn't return highlighter name for user highlighters



Changes for v4.5.5.2389 Beta - v4.5.5.2390 Beta

  • News
  • added FTP support for z/VM - vm/cms
  • new option for detection deleted files in [Special settings section]: CheckDeleted. Default is off.
  • Fixes
  • fixed CSS highlighter
  • file change detection using GetFileInformationByHandle() API function
  • all window redraw during open files from outside editor
  • Save main window position in menu Settings was disabled if no file was open



Changes for v4.5.5.2388 Beta - v4.5.5.2389 Beta

  • Search/replace - replace include new line
  • Deleted file info was incorrect for new file
  • CSS highlighter fix for matching bracket
  • File save with keep date time info
  • Paste from clipboard, real tabs and enabled EOL



Changes for v4.5.5.2386 Beta - v4.5.5.2388 Beta

  • News
  • TextDiff is scrolling with window above
  • Code explorer for AutoMod (ftAUM) was extended
  • Code explorer for CSS shows used colors
  • Cobol highlighter - words pair highlighting
  • Color select - dblclick on stored color adds color into editor
  • Color translator - stored colors was added
  • Code explorer for UnIcon
  • New command line parameter -N or /N runs new PSPad instance
  • Fixes
  • JScript comment
  • Drag/Drop from internal file explorer into HEX editor and TextDiff
  • Statusbar supports unicode chars
  • Statusbar - char update after delete char
  • Statusbar - cursor position shows number of char before cursor
  • Project synchronization wasn't available is no file was open
  • CSS highlighter - highlight of the matching bracked fix
  • Project doesn't store extensions for synchronization



Changes for v4.5.5.2385 Beta - v4.5.5.2386 Beta

  • News
  • Search/replace in files now works with R/O files too
  • In Highlighter settings / HTML is possible to activate/deactivate template support
  • Added File Remove/Delete on the background detection
  • Fixes
  • Remove additional spaces with active WordWrap
  • JScript - escaped comment problem
  • FTP client - fixed problem with slow SSL/TLS communication



Changes for v4.5.5.2384 Beta - v4.5.5.2385 Beta

  • News
  • libraries update: JCL, TextDiff
  • Project synchronize uses ignore masks list (Program settings / Files) for folders too
  • Code format function remebers settings for individual highlighters between sessions
  • Fixes
  • Fixed ECHO highlighting for MSDos BAT highlighter
  • Perl highlighter - string \# was highlighted as comment
  • Fixed save ANSI file on VirtualBox shared folder



Changes for v4.5.5.2383 Beta - v4.5.5.2384 Beta

  • News
  • Project from folder dialog
  • New multiline comment style for PowerShell <#..#> in User highlighter definition
  • Wordstar Layout support for editor shortcuts (you can define it)
  • Fixes
  • Open file from internet - problem in case of UTF-8 page encoding
  • File change detection



Changes for v4.5.5.2381 - v4.5.5.2383 Beta

  • News
  • new Project synchronization with disk include file extensions specification in Project settings. It's first version, modification of Project from folder dialog will follow
  • variable OldWhitespaceChar is back in program settings / Direct edit
  • XProfan 11 - new user highlighter from Stephan Sonneborn
  • Falcon 11 - new user highlighter from GRAWeeLD
  • possibility to sort file tabs alphabetically - menu Windows or file tabs context menu
  • Fixes
  • for new file extension TXT is set when Highlighter is switched off in Syntax change dialog
  • corrected exception after paste text into incremental search
  • fixed new comment style for C++ highlighter
  • fixed undo problems with active Autoindent mode



Changes for v4.5.5.2374 - v4.5.5.2381 Beta

  • News
  • Drag/Drop image to HTML file with CTRL key inserts Base64 image form direct into code
  • LOG parser - added %S what means any count of spaces/tabs
  • Direct HEX editor works with code switching in menu format (right column)
  • New script command: highlighter([s: string]): string sets/returns editor highlighter. You can enter start of the highlighter name only.
  • Show nonprintable chars - small dot for spaces
  • Editor Command ecInsert inserts new line before current line and place cursor to start of the line
  • PSPadShell extension first looks for PSpad in current folder then from registry - has meaning for multiuser environment
  • Included manifest - requestedExecutionLevel is set to asInvoker
  • JScript highlighter allows you highlight words begining of underscore with different color
  • Syntax change - new button to set TXT - remove highlighter from file
  • Fixes
  • Reformat XML code - handled CDATA section
  • PSpad doesn't take ShowHint settings (Program settings/Direct edit) after start
  • FTP keep connection keeps current folder and keeps FTP client connected



Changes for v4.5.5.2370 Beta - v4.5.5.2374 Beta

  • Manifest file was moved out of PSPad.exe. In default is set "asInvoker"



Changes for v4.5.5.2357 Beta - v4.5.5.2370 Beta

  • News
  • FTP client - '..' is available always
  • HTML preview - refresh after file save
  • Progress code explorer - added Temp table structure support
  • ABB rapid Code explorer - addedd Traps support
  • Updated JCL library - processor and OS detection e.t.c.
  • Progress highlighter - addedd new keywords
  • Programm remembers Code clips window size during sessions
  • Remove file from project (Shift+Ctrl+Del) is available only if project Window is focused
  • Corrections
  • Open files from internet history wasn't stored
  • Hanlded exception is file was closed on background
  • FTP client - movement using arrows
  • Switch to HEX when whole text was selected and file type was different from DOS
  • Open Text files from project with double click
  • File change detection
  • FTP - random command can't be switched off



Changes for v4.5.4.2356 - v4.5.5.2357 Beta

  • News
  • InnoSetup highlighter update - new keywords and flags
  • new function - Detach file from FPT - if you open file from FTP, you can edit it locally only without automatically save it to FTP
  • new option if FTP settings allows you keep connection with random commands
  • new user highlighter for SIEMENS STEP7 industrial automation controller language (Wolfgang T. Url, DynaByte Engineering Url)
  • Corrections
  • XML Code explorer - some XML form (one line XML) freezes PSPad
  • FTP log doesn't scroll to last line automatically
  • Main form position after start
  • Active tab setting after close files right or left
  • FTP icon on the file tab after file was saved to FTP
  • Multiline file tabs was displayed incorrectly in some cases
  • Removing unnumbered bookmark doesn't have influence to bookmarks list
  • Autorefres for new files
  • Import FTP settings from FileZilla with FTP servers groups
  • PSPad start with dots in path



Changes for v4.5.3.2298 - v4.5.4.2356

  • added new block comments for CNC machines Okuma and Heller into User highlighter definition
  • New SAS parser for Code explorer
  • scripting - function selectionMode() without parames returns active selection mode for current editor
  • MS SQL highlighter - dblclick selects @ char as part of variable
  • PAS highlighter - possibility to set color for data types
  • Code Explorer is focused after synchronize with code button (in case if Set cursor after goto is disabled)
  • Code explorer - item stays highlighted (not greyed) even Code explorer isn't focused
  • Code explorer - added support for ABB Rapid (ftABB file type). Set it as file type in user highlighter definition
  • Statusbar - diskette symol is active with same functionality as Save button
  • Lorem Ipsum form remebers last setting over PSpad sessions
  • Maximum unnumbered bookmarks stored in project file was extended to 100 for each file
  • Included the current TiDy.exe version from 03/2009
  • PHP highlighter - document comment, new keywords, ...
  • Code explorer for PureBasic - added procedures with return codes
  • Code explorer for VB - added support for private and public class
  • User highlighter - new line comment style
  • PSPad supports Drop text from another application, if aplication supports it (IE, Word, ...)
  • Duplicate lines works for block too - it suplicates block now
  • Scripting support - new function logLineIndex([index]): integer - sets or returns current line index in LOG window
  • New function New file (Shift+Ctrl+N) - creates new file without dialog
  • Project from folder function fills now default folder in project settings
  • Program settings / Proram 1 - new option allows you switch off extended mouse support
  • Program setings / Direct edit - new variable Code explorer init = 200000. It sets max. file length in bytes. Files over this value sin't parsed automatically in Code explorer and you need to start parsing with Code explorer Refresh button
  • FTP client - added possibility to go to web page with Winsock error explanation after unsucsessfull connection
  • Check internet version - new dialog
  • FTP - small modifications in interface behavior (step to upper, sort by date include time, moveable columns, ...)
  • Code explorer for Tcl/Tk - added class methods (public, private...)
  • New program action - aScriptRecompile
  • Scripting - new function logSetParser(expression) to set Log parser string
  • Scripting - new functions projectItemsCount, projectItems(index), projectItemsType(index) for project tree handling. See included readme in Script subfolder
  • Swap with line Above/Bellow functions work for selected block too
  • Swap block - new function swaps line in selected block
  • Program settings / Program - new option to enable/disable Multimedia keys for PSpad
  • User highlighter - added Comment style %% (Automaton language)
  • LOG - Search results uses common font and background colors
  • Code explorer for JScript - public functions
  • Line feed in CSS reformating - new parameter in Program settings / Tols
  • Added buton in the Help / Check version dialog to send you to download page
  • In FTP connection settings dialog (bottom) is link for download OpenSSL libraries
  • FTP - added TLS/SSL support using OpenSSL (both DLL libraries have to exist in the PSPad folder). Secure connection is indicated with other yellow icons on the FTP panel.
  • Update TextDiff component, first version of the line differences in the window bottom. Speed was improved.
  • removed project hint length limit
  • new Code explorer for psC
  • built-in KiXtart highlighter actualized to 4.6.0 - new keywords, added reserved words, labels, parameters groups
  • Scripts - added function ftpRefresh() - refresh FTP folder. For ftpUploadFile() added 3-rd parameter - refresh folder after file upload
  • Scripts - added editor function modified([boolean]), sets or returns modified state
  • Code explorer for PureBasic
  • Session manager - possibility to set if new session keeps open files
  • Cobol higlighter - added JCL keywords, JCL comments are still not supported
  • LOG windows - possibility to set (common) font using font button in the LOG window
  • FTP connections - import FlashFXP exported accounts
  • PSPad remembers right dock panel width
  • Program setings / Dialogs - possibility to switch off close all files befre open project
  • PSPad now opens UTF-8 even it contains invalid characters
  • possibility to integrate PSPad into system via registry (Vista 64), now is possible to choose items in the menu
  • file PSPad_registry_clean.reg clears PSPad registry entries
  • SQR (Structured Query Reporter) Code explorer
  • Session - list of existing sessions on the save dialog
  • Project settings - new options for storing project files only and use absolute paths in project file
  • Code explorer - added support for Windows Power Shell
  • Log type List - added horizontal ScrollBar
  • Added support for multimedial keyboards and additional mouse buttons. Supported commands: Next, Previous, Open, Close, Find, Help, New, Open, Save, Print, Undo, Redo, Spell, Cut, Copy, Paste, Record
  • Perl highlighter - new keywords
  • Script menu - open scrip source with both mouse button click instead Shift+Click
  • Copy to Clipboard (Ctrl+C) works in tree items too (Project e.t.c.)
  • Updated icon files
  • added Sessions support - it allows you save/restore open files state (session)
  • C# code explorer
  • Remove nonexisting recent files (menu Open / Special or menu next open button)
  • import FTP settings from FileZilla 3 is now supported
  • Command window supports program variables
  • scripting interface - you can set LOG window type with commands logSeTypeMemo and logSetTypeList
  • C++ highlighter - now is possible to set brackets color
  • FTP client - new column file type with sorting possibility
  • increased file load speed in case of Go to EOL in option was disabled
  • block select with F8 works in HEX editor too
  • Open selected file in default application opens file in PSPad if Ctrl is pressed
  • go to parent folder with BackSpace key in the FTP window
  • Search/Replace with regular expression - number of substitution was increased to 50
  • removed limitation to 1024 chars in the MEMO log window style
  • open file from FTP if file contains spaces in name
  • Open selected file in default application function opens file in PSPad
  • dblclick in the LOG window
  • button LIST and COPY in th Search dialog doesn't handle unicode
  • C++ code explorer and exception related to compiler conditions
  • Indent block function with TAB/Shift+Tab doesn't use Indent with from program settings
  • XML reformat with comments
  • Search in files function doesn't remember used code page selection
  • Project from folder doesn't include files start with "."
  • HTML highlighter and Django templates - in some cases text was invisible
  • XML reformat - exception if XML doesn't start with entity
  • File name was changed to LowerCase if file was open as PSPad parameter
  • Search and Case Sensitive
  • ClipList doesn't show if program was set to StayOnTop
  • New text file save wih forst line longest then 250 chars
  • SQL Code explorer - TYPE parsing
  • FTP client doesn't show file size for files over 2.3GB
  • Code explorer - comments parsing
  • TCL/TK highlighter and escaped strings
  • Project statistics / File information - program doesn't work with current encoding
  • Scripting support - openFileFromFTP(), problem with local path after CWD command
  • TextDiff exception
  • FTP client - problem with date if FTP server doesn't sent complete file date
  • Char fragments in combination with AutoIndent and real tabs
  • Code explorer for C#
  • Print Preview - file from FTP shows local path in header
  • SpellCheck settings - exception if Autocorrect file was locked by external application
  • VBScript highlighter - EndIf was highlighted as keyword
  • URL click
  • Find dialog - Tabs was replaced with spaces in Copy and List functions
  • Incremental search and Find Next/Previous works with last Find dialog settings
  • HTML reformat
  • Multimedia keys support - switched COT and COPY
  • Compiler saves file even it wasn't necessary
  • FTP client - exception when CHMOD was call in folder
  • FTP client cuts first chars of name on some servers
  • multimedia keyboard support - switched CUT and COPY
  • compiled file was saved even wasn't modified
  • FTP - exception with CHMOD for folder
  • FTP - on some servers PSPad cuts first 2 chars from filename
  • e-mail highlighting doesn' count with ampersand char
  • HTML/RTF export doesn't use font from editor window
  • Favourite panel - bad icons if panel was empty
  • Print preview - file name instead file path in header
  • File tab - hint shows local path for files from FTP
  • Code explorer for PHP - public / private icons
  • HTML - templates highlight problem if template finishes on new line
  • Vista and Program settings related exception
  • Session manager with [x]don't close files... option
  • Project - unknown files are sent to associated aplication
  • FTP client with IBM AIX server cuts off first 2 letters from filename
  • PHP Code explorer - classes functions
  • PHP Code explorer - function in classes
  • LOG window - font size
  • LOG window - scroll bar autowidth with script and List style
  • reformat XML
  • Splitted window - width of the gutter in the second window
  • TextDiff - goto line in the first window
  • Code explorer for pcC
  • FixedSys font problem
  • Slow file loading problem (return to previous editor component version)
  • Edit in splitted window - missing Save question
  • Char '|' in FTP server name
  • close editor window with active incremental search
  • disallowed chars in FTP path cause problem to store local copy
  • PSpad can handle now file name as param with normal path delimiters
  • Tcl/Tk comments
  • User highlighter - SQL comment doesn't works if "-" char was included in allowed keyword chars
  • FTP - IBM AIX server
  • Code explorer for psC - component hierarchy
  • Autosave doesn't save file to FTP
  • Desktop flash during PSpad start
  • Search file result with unicode file names
  • FTP sorting after column drag/drop
  • mischmashed bookmarks after file Reload
  • Sorting file in tens of MB causes Exception
  • handled exception in case there is no access to HKEY_CURRENT_USER registry
  • Search in files - program crashes in some specific case
  • Search in files doesn't supports ignore file list in folder names
  • handled case, when PSPad window appears outside desktop
  • FTP - fixed problem what causes rewrite current file content if you open already open file
  • interactive templates - removed main window flickering
  • ShortCut for New file for new PSPad installation
  • menu File / Open special doesn(t contains recent files after start
  • Autocomplete - problems with accented chars
  • E-mail address highlighting with char '+'
  • FTP - missing confirmation during rename file to existing one
  • programm writes registry key PSPadPath each start - it's necessary for Windows explorer context menu
  • PHP highlighter corrections
  • program takes SSL libraries from PSpad folder
  • VBScript highlighter fix
  • Template from block - problem with SQL dialects
  • Save to FTP
  • Project settings - exception after click in external application list



Changes for v4.5.4.2351 Beta - v4.5.4.2353 Beta

  • News
  • added new block comments for CNC machines Okuma and Heller into User highlighter definition
  • New SAS parser for Code explorer
  • Corrections
  • Project settings - exception after click in external application list



Changes for v4.5.4.2349 Beta - v4.5.4.2351 Beta

  • News
  • scripting - function selectionMode() without parames returns active selection mode for current editor
  • Corrections
  • program takes SSL libraries from PSpad folder
  • VBScript highlighter fix
  • Template from block - problem with SQL dialects
  • Save to FTP



Changes for v4.5.4.2346 Beta - v4.5.4.2349 Beta

  • News
  • MS SQL highlighter - dblclick selects @ char as part of variable
  • PAS highlighter - possibility to set color for data types
  • Code Explorer is focused after synchronize with code button (in case if Set cursor after goto is disabled)
  • Code explorer - item stays highlighted (not greyed) even Code explorer isn't focused
  • Code explorer - added support for ABB Rapid (ftABB file type). Set it as file type in user highlighter definition
  • Statusbar - diskette symol is active with same functionality as Save button
  • Lorem Ipsum form remebers last setting over PSpad sessions
  • Maximum unnumbered bookmarks stored in project file was extended to 100 for each file
  • Included the current TiDy.exe version from 03/2009
  • Corrections
  • programm writes registry key PSPadPath each start - it's necessary for Windows explorer context menu
  • PHP highlighter corrections



Changes for v4.5.4.2341 Beta - v4.5.4.2346 Beta

  • News
  • PHP highlighter - document comment, new keywords, ...
  • Corrections
  • ShortCut for New file for new PSPad installation
  • menu File / Open special doesn(t contains recent files after start
  • Autocomplete - problems with accented chars
  • E-mail address highlighting with char '+'
  • FTP - missing confirmation during rename file to existing one



Changes for v4.5.4.2335 Beta - v4.5.4.2341 Beta

  • News
  • Code explorer for PureBasic - added procedures with return codes
  • Code explorer for VB - added support for private and public class
  • User highlighter - new line comment style /*
  • Corrections
  • handled exception in case there is no access to HKEY_CURRENT_USER registry
  • Search in files - program crashes in some specific case
  • Search in files doesn't supports ignore file list in folder names
  • handled case, when PSPad window appears outside desktop
  • FTP - fixed problem what causes rewrite current file content if you open already open file
  • interactive templates - removed main window flickering



Changes for v4.5.4.2331 Beta - v4.5.4.2335 Beta



Changes for v4.5.4.2320 Beta - v4.5.4.2325 Beta

  • News
  • Program settings / Program - new option to enable/disable Multimedia keys for PSpad
  • User highlighter - added Comment style %% (Automaton language)
  • LOG - Search results uses common font and background colors
  • Code explorer for JScript - public functions
  • Line feed in CSS reformating - new parameter in Program settings / Tols
  • Added buton in the Help / Check version dialog to send you to download page
  • In FTP connection settings dialog (bottom) is link for download OpenSSL libraries
  • Corrections
  • Code explorer for pcC
  • FixedSys font problem
  • Slow file loading problem (return to previous editor component version)
  • Edit in splitted window - missing Save question
  • Char '|' in FTP server name



Changes for v4.5.4.2317 Beta - v4.5.4.2320 Beta

  • Known issues
  • Slow file loading
  • News
  • FTP - added TLS/SSL support using OpenSSL (both DLL libraries have to exist in the PSPad folder). Secure connection is indicated with other yellow icons on the FTP panel.
  • Update TextDiff component, first version of the line differences in the window bottom. Speed was improved.
  • Corrections
  • PHP Code explorer - function in classes
  • LOG window - font size
  • LOG window - scroll bar autowidth with script and List style
  • reformat XML
  • Splitted window - width of the gutter in the second window
  • TextDiff - goto line in the first window



Changes for v4.5.4.2309 Beta - v4.5.4.2317 Beta

  • Known issues
  • Slow file loading
  • News
  • Scripts - added function ftpRefresh() - refresh FTP folder. For ftpUploadFile() added 3-rd parameter - refresh folder after file upload
  • Scripts - added editor function modified([boolean]), sets or returns modified state
  • Code explorer for PureBasic
  • Session manager - possibility to set if new session keeps open files
  • Cobol higlighter - added JCL keywords, JCL comments are still not supported
  • LOG windows - possibility to set (common) font using font button in the LOG window
  • FTP connections - import FlashFXP exported accounts
  • PSPad remembers right dock panel width
  • Program setings / Dialogs - possibility to switch off close all files befre open project
  • PSPad now opens UTF-8 even it contains invalid characters
  • Corrections
  • multimedia keyboard support - switched CUT and COPY
  • compiled file was saved even wasn't modified
  • FTP - exception with CHMOD for folder
  • FTP - on some servers PSPad cuts first 2 chars from filename
  • e-mail highlighting doesn' count with '&' char
  • HTML/RTF export doesn't use font from editor window
  • Favourite panel - bad icons if panel was empty
  • Print preview - file name instead file path in header
  • File tab - hint shows local path for files from FTP
  • Code explorer for PHP - public / private icons



Changes for v4.5.4.2308 Beta - v4.5.4.2309 Beta

  • Known issues
  • Character relicts when autoindent and real tabs are on.
  • News
  • added Sessions support - it allows you save/restore open files state (session)
  • C# code explorer
  • Remove nonexisting recent files (menu Open / Special or menu next open button)
  • Corrections
  • TextDiff exception
  • FTP client - problem with date if FTP server doesn't sent complete file date



Changes for v4.5.4.2301 Beta - v4.5.4.2308 Beta

  • News
  • import FTP settings from FileZilla 3 is now supported
  • Command window supports program variables
  • Corrections
  • SQL Code explorer - TYPE parsing
  • FTP client doesn't show file size for files over 2.3GB
  • Code explorer - comments parsing
  • TCL/TK highlighter and escaped strings
  • Project statistics / File information - program doesn't work with current encoding
  • Scripting support - openFileFromFTP(), problem with local path after CWD command



Changes for v4.5.3.2298 - v4.5.4.2301 Beta

  • News
  • block select with F8 works in HEX editor too
  • Open selected file in default application opens file in PSPad if Ctrl is pressed
  • go to parent folder with BackSpace key in the FTP window
  • Search/Replace with regular expression - number of substitution was increased to 50
  • removed limitation to 1024 chars in the MEMO log window style
  • Corrections
  • open file from FTP if file contains spaces in name
  • Open selected file in default application function opens file in PSPad
  • dblclick in the LOG window
  • button LIST and COPY in th Search dialog doesn't handle unicode
  • C++ code explorer and exception related to compiler conditions
  • Indent block function with TAB/Shift+Tab doesn't use Indent with from program settings
  • XML reformat with comments
  • Search in files function doesn't remember used code page selection



Changes for v4.5.3.2296 Beta (update) - v4.5.3.2297 Beta (update)

  • Corrections
  • Opn file from selection doesn't work for folders
  • LOGs and results in unicode
  • File tab - last line was hide in some cases
  • Slow double click on File tab with FlatButtons style changes cursor to drop icon
  • Search in files - recent folders history wasn't stored
  • C++ Code Explorer and conditions
  • Import from RTF doesn't work for unicode RTF
  • Incremental search - exception after paste



Changes for v4.5.3 (2291) - v4.5.3.2296 Beta (update)

  • Corrections
  • Find word under cursor doesn't works with Whole word program settings
  • New TXT file as first line and nonprinted chars
  • Numeric base translator - OK button doesn't close form
  • program doesn't remeber Tollbars panel state
  • File from FTP and function Save to FTP



Changes for v4.5.3 (2283) - v4.5.3 (2284)

  • News
  • Scripting - new function runPSPadAction() allows you to run any PSPad action. Action list and example is in the .\Script\readme.txt file. You can e.g. run user convertor for all open files.
  • Expression evaluator, Color translator, Numeric base calculator are nonmodal now
  • Corrections
  • C++ Code explorer has problem with functions within namespace
  • highlight matching expressions when curent line isn't highlighted



Changes for v4.5.3 (2282) - v4.5.3 (2283)

  • News
  • Highlighter settings, Projec settings and Favourite panel - it's possible to set LOG window type. List - marked errors and warnings without possibility of the free selection or Memo - fre selection, but without marking lines.
  • Macro manager - nonmodal with sizeable window
  • Corrections
  • Code explorer for C++ and compiler conditions
  • modified LOG window errors and warnings detection



Changes for v4.5.3.2281 Beta - v4.5.3 (2282)

  • News
  • Cobol - highlighting brackets, IF, EXEC
  • Scripting - new function for LOG window (see Readme.rtf in .\Script folder)
  • Code explorer for Verilog
  • Corrections
  • background color with highlighting matching brackets and expressions after leave
  • Log window painting problems



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