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Version history for Notepad2 Portable (64-bit)

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Changes for v4.2.25 RC 1 - v4.2.25

  • "Align Lines" with several options (Alt+J)
  • "Modify Lines" supports several variables to insert numbers (Alt+M)
  • "Sort Lines" (Alt+O) handles column sort (rectangular selection)
  • "Sort Lines" also handles shuffle, remove duplicates and uniques
  • "Merge Blank Lines" block command (Alt+Y)
  • Use built-in Windows functionality for "Title Case" on Windows 7
  • Convert between characters and hex codes (Ctrl+Alt+X, Ctrl+Alt+C)
  • "Recode file as default encoding" (Ctrl+Shift+F)
  • UTF-16 and UTF-16 BE formats are valid recoding options
  • Enable case-insensitive searching for non-ASCII text
  • Regex quantifier ? to match 0 or 1 times
  • Regex quantifiers * and + available as non-greedy forms *? and +?
  • Regex syntax for tagged regions simplified from \(...\) to (...)
  • Updated HTML5 and CSS3 schemes according to current working drafts
  • Updated Assembly scheme with x64 and SSE4 instructions
  • Several minor updates to syntax schemes and keywords
  • Merged caret styles into a single item and added "noblink" option
  • /l and /l- cmd switches to control auto-reloading of modified files
  • Ini-option to specify auto-reload timeout (see FAQ on my website)
  • Support combination of /g and /m command line switches
  • /o and /o- cmd switches to control "Always on top" option
  • Copy window position to clipboard as cmd line switch (Ctrl+Shift+K)
  • Move window to default position on current screen (Ctrl+Shift+P)
  • Fixed Notepad .LOG feature (broken since 4.1.24)
  • Launch command uses current file directory as working directory
  • Don't lock any directories except the one containing Notepad2.exe
  • Forward system MRU, taskbar and jump list behaviour to new windows
  • Always show file name extensions (ignore Windows Explorer setting)
  • Check availability of "Consolas" when set as default font
  • Support a few more file variables (see FAQ on my website)
  • Configure whether backspace should reformat indenting whitespace
  • Transform backslashes function understands \u#### hex codes
  • Several F2, F3 and F4 hotkeys work in find and replace dialogs
  • Removed "Select Up" and "Select Down" buttons from find dialog
  • Ini-options to block suppression of notification messages
  • Simplified appearance of word wrap settings dialog
  • Remapped "Unescape C Special Chars" to Ctrl+Alt+R (fix duplicate)
  • Reloading keeps scrolling position more unerringly with word wrap
  • Jumps with /g switch locate position more accurately with word wrap
  • Various internal optimizations and fixes
  • Improved look of disabled toolbar buttons on Windows XP and above
  • Improved overall look of toolbar buttons on Windows 2k
  • Lower frequency of NFS access delays by caching file display names
  • Improved compatibility with Windows 7
  • Released x64 build of Notepad2.exe
  • Updated Scintilla library to 2.24

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