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Version history for Speckie

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Changes for v6.2 - v6.5

  • Added the spell check assistant (can be enabled/disabled in the Speckie Settings).
  • Right clicking on a tagged word now overrides the default context menu on IE v6 - 9.
  • Added a JavaScript API to enable/disable the Speckie context menu.*
  • Fixed an issue with the context menu 'No Spelling Suggestions' item.
  • Fixed an issue with the Full EXE installer when installing custom dictionaries.*
  • *Change affects commercial version only.



Changes for v5.9.1 - v6.0

  • Added support for IE 11.
  • Improved support for Rich Editors.
  • Updated the Settings UI to be more touch screen friendly.
  • Added a spell check dialog to improve working with large bodies of text.*
  • Updated the spell check functionality so that words are no longer tagged with each key stroke on IE 8 and older.
  • Updated the Speckie Dictionary Installer to allow uninstallation of dictionaries via the command line.
  • *Change affects commercial version only.



Changes for v5.8.0 - v5.9.1

  • Fixed a memory leak when running within Outlook.
  • Removed dependance of the onKeyPress event for elements to work around a common JavaScript bug.



Changes for v5.7.0 - v5.8.0

  • Fixed a rare crash with Zimbra mail app.
  • Fixed a rare crash with Focalpoint accounting app.
  • Resolved an issue with the workaround added in the previous release where some edit fields were not detected.
  • Made the workaround added in the previous release optionally enabled.
  • Added the ability to group spelling suggestions in the context menu by language when more than one language dictionary is used.*
  • Added an installer property for the workaround.*
  • Added an installer property for the grouping of spelling suggestions in the context menu.*
  • *Change affects commercial version only.



Changes for v5.6.0 - v5.7.0

  • Fixed a bug which showed 'Evaluation Expired' in the dictionaries list within the Speckie Settings.
  • Added a workaround for a bug in IE 8 and older that could cause a crash under specific circumstances.



Changes for v4.6.1 - v5.6.0

  • Removed the setting for notification of Beta releases.
  • Fixed an issue with same dictionary being loaded more than once.
  • Fixed an issue with the XML configuration file not being found by the installer under certain conditions.*
  • *Change affects commercial version only.
  • v5.3.1
  • Added a feature in the Speckie Settings page to specify specific web pages upon which Speckie is disabled.*
  • *Change affects commercial version only.
  • v5
  • Removed the spellcheck mode setting (the former 'Passive' mode is now the only one used).
  • Added an option in the Speckie Settings to allow the settings for single and multi-line edit field spell checking to override the spellcheck attribute on websites.
  • Added the ability for the installer to install any number of dictionaries.*
  • Added the ability to set installer properties via an XML configuration file.*
  • Added support for pop-up dialogs (created with showModalDialog/showModelessDialog).*
  • Added Shift+right click and Shift+menu key to invoke the Speckie menu in editors that block or override the default context menu.*
  • Improved support for Rich HTML (WYSIWYG) editors like CKEditor and TinyMCE.
  • Improved support for the Gmail message composer.
  • Improved overall program stability.
  • *Change affects commercial version only.



Changes for v4.6 - v4.6.1

  • Added a separate installer for Windows 8 to set permissions that allow Speckie to work with IE 10's Enhanced Protected Mode.



Changes for v4.0 - v4.6

  • Added support for Windows 8 and Internet Explorer v10.
  • Increased the height of the word list for the User dictionary editor in the Speckie settings.
  • Changed the sorting of words to alphabetical (caseless) in the User dictionary editor in the Speckie settings.
  • v4.4
  • Changed the Ignore All feature to match whole words.
  • Improved handling of input fields marked as read only.
  • Fixed an instance where the tag is not removed when editing.
  • Changed the personal use installer to always require administrator privilege.
  • Settings specified on the command line now override existing settings.*
  • User dictionaries are now only created in a single directory on Windows XP.*
  • The User dictionary directory property is now capable of accepting all valid environment variables.*
  • Added a workaround for a rendering issue occuring when IE fires the document complete event before all JavaScript has completed executing.*
  • *Change affects commercial version only.



Changes for v3.9.3 - v4.0

  • Added a workaround for edit fields that modify input via a JavaScript function attached to the onKeyPress event. If the JavaScript function does not set the event returnValue parameter to false, with Speckie installed, it would result in repeated characers. The workaround removes Speckie's onKeyPress event handler when spell check is disabled in an edit field.
  • Changed the Ignore All feature to be case sensitive.
  • Improved handling of edit fields whos visibility is dynamically changed via CSS.
  • Added an installer switch to disable access to the Speckie settings page.*
  • *Feature available in commercial version only.



Changes for v3.9.2 - v3.9.3

  • Fixed an issue specific to the WYSIWYG editor on Invision Power Board forums.



Changes for v3.7.6 - v3.9

  • ? Fixed a reported crash affecting all previous versions.
  • ? Added the ability to specify a directory for a user's dictionaries.*
  • ? Added an option in the Speckie Settings to specify a keyboard shortcut to recheck an edit field.*
  • ? Added an option in the Speckie Settings to specify a keyboard shortcut to move the caret to the next tagged word.*
  • ? Added the ability to set the user dictionary directory via the installer.*
  • ? Added the ability to set the keyboard shortcuts via the installer.*
  • *Feature available in commercial version only.



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