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PSPad 5.0.0

PSPad - text editor for developers for Microsoft Windows systems

The universal (freeware) text editor, useful for people who:

work with plain text - the editor has a wealth of formatting functions, including a spell checker
create web pages - as a web authoring editor, PSPad contains many unique tools that save your time
want to use a good IDE for their compiler - PSPad catches and parses compiler output, integrates external help files, compares versions and much more...

There is no complex installation process, PSPad is ready to work immediately without requiring customization. The editor supports many file types and languages, with syntax highlighting. There are macros, clip files and templates to automate repetative tasks. Integrated HEX Editor, Project support, FTP Client, Macro Recorder, File Search/Replace, Code Explorer, Code page conversion... these are just some of the many features that PSPad offers.

v5.0.0 04/20/2018

PSPad Code updated to Delphi 10.2 - fully Unicode IDE independent of regional settings. It allows 64b version too.
New file plugin format, much more easier for developers - (see the readme file in plugin subfolder)
New code page handling - PSPad now supports 147 code pages and allows you to open and convert
New CP customization menu dialog (menu Encoding) which allows you select code page set you use
New Batch CP convert tool in the Encoding menu
Code page in status bar shows code page menu
Fast selection of default encoding by Ctrl+Click on menu item in Encoding menu
Language files are stored in UTF-8 with BOM
New ASCII chart with encoding selector, Unicode char value and HTML entities
Script Input Dialog with automatic history
Batch CP conversion (menu Encoding) was changed to non modal and allows you with Enter and DblClick open selected file from list
User convertors are stored in .\Convertor subfolder with UTF-8 encoding. Conversion extended of regular expressions. See the file template.in_ for definition changes
Added anonymous program usage program tracking. You can switch it off in the program settings / Program 1. For now in developer builds only.
Code pages - added ISO 8859-2 autodetection
PSPad remembers height of File explorer file list box
PHP code explorer - added labels
HTML highlighter - added highlight matching MAIN
Hex Editor - Search/replace has been rewritten, fixed problem with 00 in search/replace
PSPad checks new version on start. Parameters are available in the Program settings / Check update
PSPad will activate Multiuser environment switch if detect user unpack it manually into Program files folder
Translators can use \n for line break for resource strings (starting on rs_)
System dialogs was changed into PSPad 4 style
C++ added new keywords from 9.9 and 11 version
Cobol added 114 new keywords (GnuCobol, Open Cobol)
For translators: resource strings was modified. In some resource strings was %s used as line break. It was replaced to \n. Take translation included in builds, not your internal. Contact me if you need more info
If no spell dictionary was choosen, PSPad will show you Spell settings dialog if you initiate Spell check
External help for language in form of URL address accepts new %uword% and %lword% (current word changed to uppercase or lowercase)
New hierarchical Code explorer for TeX language family (LaTeX, ConTeX, ...)
HTML TiDy was updated to version 5.4
Development environment Delphi was upgraded from Delphi 10 Seattle to Delphi 10.2 Tokyo
ASCII chart - Print function uses HTML page now
File info dialog - grids column width is sized by window width. Dialog size is remembered during PSPad session
Sort dialog - added revers string sort functinality
Code explorer parse files in thread, it means faster program start
TeX family - added multiline comment support \bC ... \eC
Compiler with catch output is run in separate thread on the background
FTP client allows you upload general file with context menu or FTP toolbar button. Open dialog allows you select several files at once.
Batch CP conversion forma changes to be more intuitive
Power Pro code parser - variables look
Compilation with output catch is running on the background
FTP client caches passwords if you don't specify it in FTP connection settings. It means PSPad will ask user for the password one time only during session.
TeX code explorer - added \def and \define
File explorer - rename functionality in file context menu is back
Code explorer remebers expanded/collapsed nodes for refresh
Backup/Restore configuration changed from CAB to ZIP and added new files (Program settings / Backup)
TexInfo support in user highlighter
Optional possibility run compiler on background (not as default). Has sense for the long compiler run.
Code explorer speed up
Import from CSV - rewrited to standard CP support
Find in Files - rewrited to standard CP support
File type plugin can be batch file (*.BAT). You can use it to transfotrm parameters for any command line tool. More info in file .\plugins\FileType\Readme.txt.
Added support to gather text from PDF file using PDFToText ( when you open PDF in PSPad. This way uses BAT file type plugin
Added support for users who fill FTP configuration file with external scripts. Now is possible to write FTP connection passwords in plain text form using variable PlainPassword=readable_password. PSPad will encrypt all passwords when you use FTP client and will remove PlainPasswords lines.
Highlight matching brackets in WordWrap mode is back. Please report any problem.
Take Command TC/TCC batch files user highlighter from user qwerky
New scripting function tabColor(string) sets/returns file tab color. Parameter is in RGB format: "RRGGBB"
Status bar shows position in form�t: row:column(char position). The difference is with real tabs
Hash generator was rewriten. It now supports MD5, SHA1, SHA2
Python highlighter - added new keywords, correct words categorization
Import FTP from FileZilla imports Base64 encoded passwords too
Implemented new memory manager FastMM4
Save color scheme function includes TextDiff colors and pair expressions color
Find dialog - you can let PSPad place bookmarks to all search occurrences and go through using ALT+Up/Down
Perl highlighter - partly implemented the 'q' function
Oracle highlighter - partly implemented the 'q' function
Open file from internet - works with HTTPS
OpenSSL libraries was updated to 1.0.2n version
Splitted PSPad 4 and 5 version. Both version can run together and both version uses different file to store file related information.
Code page change on open file will mark file as "modified"
HTML highlighter - added keyword "picture"
JSON compact - new function in menu format as oposite to JSON reformat function
Unix Shell Script highlighter accepts TAB char in comments

Exception during favorite links load on PSpad start
SpellCheck caused exception
Settings dialog and HighDPI
Bookmarks and HighDPI
JScript code explorer - var declared functions
Compiler with catch output causes PSPad freeze on Windows 7
Pascal Code explorer - fixes related to block comment and directives
Clipboard monitor and shortcut problems (Del e.t.c.)
Hex editor - rewrited Search/Replace. Fixed problem with 00 in replace string
SpellCheck caused exception if stay active end you close all files and open new
MarkCurrentFileTab option (Special settings) works again
Batch CP convert causes exception in case PSPad was stored in Program Files and started as portable - recent entries in dialog.
PSPad update check doesn't load settings into Program settings dialog
Handled load damaged project file on PSPad start
Key map direct edit form was empty for default Key map settings
Serious fix of Code page autodetection. There is set minimal limit of significant chars to code page recognition
OutOfMemory exception when "big file" is closed
Few fix from received exception logs
Handled "UpdateTabIcons" exception when more windows are closed
Another problem causing File tab flashing was fixed
Active File Tab highlight when custom tab colors was set
Linux Shell Script - comment fix
Switch to HEX mode from new file causes exception
Fixed several untranslated strings
wrong text file causes PSPad crash and some config content loss
Help for language in the URL form doesn't send current word in %word% variable
Special highlighter settings
Show special chars + TabWidth=2 with small letters - part of letter behind tab was overwritten
C++ Code explorer includes wrong code into functions list
SQL code parser - comments are removed before parsing
Problem of highlighter specification tab content loading (doc comments e.t.c.)
Submenu items size on high DPI
Project info form - grid header
Save project as was disabled if no editor window was open
Log content wasn't loaded from the file after compilation
TeX code parse - \paragraph out of hierarchy
PHP code explorer - wrong label detection
Log extension was associated to TeX extension and causes exception when Code explorer was active
SpellCheck - some buttons like Skip all wasn't functional
Sort dialog - reverse string, sort by line length
Closing splitted editor window caused exception in come cases
Cobol Code explorer and COPY on the start of line in free form syntax
Smart char completion - skipping of the closing char
User highlighter with TextInfo comment style and char @
Hex editor search
Multiline File tabs with maximize and restore
Paste as HTML
Find in Files - fill selected text into search field
C++ Code explorer and functions
File tab icons after file close
Vertical line on cursor position - wrong position on file with real tabs
CP autodetection - CP1250 vs ISO-8859-2
Add text to line function added additional line break
Swap line bellow/above followed by UNDO/REDO with active auto indent options added spaces on the end of the line if second line contains spaces on the begin
PSPad x64 Hexeditor - access violation in some cases
Duplicate line function
File tabs as buttons - when more rows was visible, the last line was partially hidden
Ctrl+MouseWheel in editor window for quick font size change
Editor ruler height for big font size
TextDiff and compare with file on disk - encoding is taken from the open file
Escape closes Code explorer in some cases when Escape exist option was off
Sort function adds empty line
Copy line (menu Edit / Lines manipulation) with spaces on the begin followed by UNDO and REDO added spaces on the end
Contex code explorer causes program hang-up with some files
HTML Multihighlighter - script tag wasn't recognized
Program settings / Registered file types and User highlighter dialogs don't allow "+" char in file extension
Wrong CP detection for empty unicode files with BOM only
Paragraph reformat caused program freeze if the right edge was set to zero
Windows Shell script - matching brackets
Project tree - drag/drop functionality was broken
Comment/Uncomment line(s) keeps cursor position, works for empty line too
Menu Window / Tab color doesn't show current file tab color
File in simplified Chinese with special chars - file content wasn't shown correctly
Fixed problem with help calling
Code explorer caused program freeze
Fixed problem with Code page autodetection
Batch CP conversion doesn't keep line ends from original file
Batch CP conversion always inserts BOM for UTF-8 conversion
Unix Shell Script - comment starts with #!
Windows Shell script - added "net, use" keywords
Windows Shell script - dash in variable
Duplicate line when part of the line was selected
Perl - matching bracket fix in case escaped bracked was in code
Fixed toolbar problem when PSPad starts as maximized
User convertors direction
Ctrl+MouseWheel changes font size but scroll pages too
Copy/Duplicate line - when selection ends on the start of next line
JSON reformat - for very long one line file (over million of chars) few last chars stayed on the end of reformated file
Menu font size with high DPI

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