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CHANGELOG

What's New in version 7.8.9:

  • Fix Line operations (join lines, split lines, remove duplicate lines and sort lines) doing one too many lines issue.
  • Fix the regression of jump line failure via command line (-n).
  • Fix URL Hovered colour disappears after modifying any Clickable Link Settings regression.
  • Fix URL is not clickable in certain stuation while wrapped is enabled.
  • Fix 'Save' not working in Windows dialog.
  • Fix Flickering cursor after double clicking a found line in find results.
  • Fix Found line may not be centered by double clicking in find results, if word wrap is on.
  • Fix wrong horizontal scroll bar position after restoring Window position.
  • Fix Find result window output TAB-width incoherent issue.

What's New in version 7.8.8:

  • Fix accented characters in ANSI files not found in 'find in files' and 'replace in files' commands issues.
  • Add an option to improve rendering special Unicode characters by using Scintilla’s DirectWrite technology.
  • Fix URL invisible issue in dark themes.
  • Fix the focus not on the opening new file issue.
  • Fix Workspace (Project panel), Folder As Workspace and function list keep focus issue after double clicking an item.
  • Add Ctrl+Backspace ability to delete word for comboboxes in Find/Replace dialog.
  • Add ability to find-all in selected text.
  • Fix wrong treatment of backslashes as escape sequences in autocompletion.
  • Enhance 'Remove Empty Lines' command: Allow scope to be limited by an active selection.
  • Fix loading of project & session files by drag & drop not working issue.
  • Fix block selection cursor wrong positions after typing TAB.
  • Add confirmation prompt to 'Replace all in all opened documents' command to avoid PBKAC.

What's New in version 7.8.7:

  • Fix new style save dialog by selecting right file filter and adding extension automatically.
  • Add right-click context menu to bookmark margin.
  • Add sub-menu bullets for cascaded Encoding and Language menus.
  • Display file name as root of workspace instead of 'Workspace'.
  • Add file extension automatically for session files and workspace files while saving in new style dialog.
  • Fix file reading failure (network problem) not detected issue.
  • Improve Document Map precision.
  • Fix clickable links break syntax highlighting issue.
  • Fix current range detached from Document Map issue.
  • Disallow backward regex searches due to sometimes surprising results (an non-UI option is available to enable it).
  • Fix wrong project panel at start by opening a project via command line.
  • Allow user to skip *.* when adding only excluding Filters for Find/Replace In Files.
  • Fix Doc switcher icon state update issue for cloned documents.
  • Assign CTRL-M as default shortcut for invoking mark dialog.
  • Fix also a folding visual glitch in Find result.
  • Add count of files searched to 'Find result' output.
  • Fix Find/Replace history lost issue.
  • Fix bug of Mark clearing in selection mode.
  • Fix auto-completion suggest the same word while the word being modified.

What's New in version 7.8.6:

  • Add multi-column marker (multi-line edge) feature.
  • Add dynamical sorting feature for Folder as Workspace.
  • Make MRU tab activate instead of rightmost tab while tab closure (if MRU enabled).
  • Fix folding state lost on the next startup issue.
  • Make Replace-in-Files confirmation dialog modal to prevent from crashing.
  • Add support of smart-indenting for Perl and Rust.
  • Make recorded macro (IDC_FINDNEXT & IDC_FINDPREV)retro-compatible up to 7.8.4.

What's New in version 7.8.5:

  • Fix 'Monitoring' not detecting all file changes issue.
  • Fix auto-updater disabling not working regression.
  • Fix Notepad++ doesn't exit correctly while Windows 10 update restart.
  • Make Count command in Find dialog respect Backward-direction and Wrap-around options.
  • Make Find dialog remember its position across runs.
  • Add the document size column to the Windows Selection dialog.
  • Make 'View Current File in(browser)' commands macro recordable.
  • Add external sound control capability for unsuccessful search (in Find dialog) bell.

What's New in version 7.8.4:

  • Fix regression of double clicking a found in files result while Word-Wrap is on.
  • Fix HashFromDlg title bar localization issue.

What's New in version 7.8.3:

  • Add the 'Expand All', 'Fold All' and 'Select/Show current editing file' capacity into Folder as Workspace.
  • Fix restoring line position issue while document is wrapped.
  • Improve Json syntax highlighting.
  • Make filling find field of Find dialog with selected word(s) optional.
  • Make doSaveOrNot dialog simpler when there’s a single file to save.
  • Fix auto-insert {['']} imbrication not working issue.
  • Make cmd cli (for 'Open Containing Folder in cmd') customizable.
  • Prevent from setting Updater’s Proxy as Notepad++ is not in Admin mode.
  • Disable file association settings when Notepad++’s no admin right.
  • Fix incremental search bar 'highlight all' option not conserved bug.
  • Enhance SQL syntax highlighting (add 2 more keyword lists).
  • Fix too small buffer issue during add text macro playback.
  • Fix 'Close All Unchanged' not working issue for sub-view.
  • Eliminate garbage displaying in Find-result fold margin.

What's New in version 7.8.2:

  • Add key shortcuts in Save or not dialog.
  • Add find in files filter excluding ability.
  • Add 'Open UDL folder' command.
  • Fix issue of showing save dialog twice while cloned file is dirty.
  • Enhance 'Open Explorer' command in Folder as workspace with expected path.
  • Fix tab dragging issues.
  • Enhance 'Close all but This' and 'Close all to the left/right' commands while files are dirty.
  • Enhance 'In Selection' option in Find dialog.
  • Fix Notepad++ blocked in notification zone issue.
  • Make end-of-line conversion operations macroable.
  • Fix 'View Current File In' commands disabled problem in some situations.

What's New in version 7.8.1:

  • Fix popup dialog on startup regression regarding notepad replacement issue.
  • Make monospaced font in Find dialog optional, disabled by default.
  • Add download progress bar while download plugin(s).
  • Fix issue for Alt+Tab doesn’t show Notepad++ on Windows 7.

What's New in version 7.8:

  • Upgrade Scintilla from 4.1.4 to 4.2.0
  • Fix non Unicode encoding problem in non-Western language(Chinese or Turkish).
  • Add 'No to All' and 'Yes to All' options in Save dialog.
  • Add the command line argument '-openFoldersAsWorkspace' to open folders in 'folder as workspace' panel. Example: notepad++ -openFoldersAsWorkspace c:srcmyProj01 c:srcmyProj02
  • Enhance plugin system: allow any plugin to load private DLL files from the plugin folder.
  • Fix File-Rename failing when new name is on a different drive.
  • Make 'Clear all marks', 'Inverse Bookmark', 'Remove Consecutive Duplicate Lines' & 'Find All Current Document' to be macro recordable.
  • Make 'Command Argument Help' MessageBox modal.
  • Fix Folder as Workspace crash and 'queue overflow' issues.
  • Make Combobox font monospace in Find dialog.
  • Fix folding in user-defined languages for non-windows line endings.
  • Fix crash of Folder as Workspace when too many directory changes happen.
  • Fix ‘-nosession’ overwrites config.xml issue.
  • Fix the crash due to NPPM_DESTROYSCINTILLAHANDLE message.
  • Improve GUI in Find dialog for Find Previous & Find Next buttons.
  • Fix Sort Line as Integer regression.
  • Add more OS information to debug info.
  • Fix tab dragging issues under WINE and ReactOS.
  • Fix indent indicators continue to following code blocks for Python.
  • Fix Python folding collapse issue.
  • Fix crash when sorting 'out of range' columns.
  • Fix find 2 times for the same occurrence in both original and cloned documents issue.
  • Fix command line issues where filenames have multiple white spaces in them.
  • Fix Document Peeker constantly changing focus problem.
  • Make backward direction checkbox be also on Find dialog’s Mark tab.
  • Add 2 new columns for HTML Code in the Character Panel.
  • Fix 'clear all marks in find dialog also removes bookmarks' issue.
  • Enhance supported language (on function list or auto-completion): LISP, BaanC,(PL/)SQL & COBOL.

What's New in version 7.7.1:

  • Fix drag and drop tab regression: dragging tab is switched to another tab issue.
  • Fix an input regression: Cyrillic, Turkish and other languages input issue in ANSI mode.
  • Fix an ASP regression: VB looses syntax highlighting in ASP document.
  • Fix Reload dialog displaying issue during File Monitoring.
  • Fix 'unhide lines' markers disappears issue.
  • Fix Plugin menu is not localized issue if no plugin installed.
  • Add 'Copy File Name' command in context menu of 'Folder as Workspace'.
  • Fix crash while sorting lines with numbers longer than 20 digits.
  • Enable Scintilla Virtual Space Option change from macro.
  • Add Tcl, CMake and AutoIt keywords; add Python and SQL new syntax highlighting cathegories.

What's New in version 7.7:

  • list itemContinue Microsoft binary code signing thanks to the offer from DigiCert (again).
  • Upgrade Scintilla from v3.56 to v4.14.
  • Fix a regression about memory issue while reloading a file.
  • Fix cursor flickering problem after double clicking on URL.
  • Make Python files default to using spaces instead of tabs.
  • Add 'Count in selection' option in Find dialog.
  • Add Ctrl + R shortcut for 'Reload from disk' command.
  • Fix display problem in CSS while using themes (Remove Batang font for CSS tags).
  • Fix crash while right clicking on DocSwitcher's column bar.
  • Fix all plugins being removed problem while Plugin Admin romoves an old plugin (of old system).

What's New in version 7.6.6:

  • Fix crash issue inserted by adding an enhancement for retaining read only setting state in session.

What's New in version 7.6.2:

  • Fix Plugins Admin unzip (0 lengh) bug.
  • Add generation of SHA-256 hash feature.
  • Add Plugins Admin module into portable version (zipped package).
  • Add new feature: double click splitter resets panes to equal size.
  • Fix the plugin crash issue due to the inexistent plugin conf path.

What's New in version 7.6.1:

  • X64 build available.
  • Fix the DLL Hijacking Vulnerability of previous versions (by updating NSIS to v3.0).
  • Auto-updater improvement: periodical check can be disable via auto-update prompt dialog.
  • Installer enhancement: Check if Notepad++ is running and ask the user to close it before continue.
  • Enhancement: add conflict detection to Shortcut Mapper.
  • Fix auto-completion on XML comment and tag bug.
  • Fix file saving crash which can be reproduced through a specific way to save file.
  • Fix a crash issue while UDL's user keyword list is too long.
  • Fix HDPI issues for some components (task list, margins and shortcut mapper).
  • Add a new feature(optional) : Close the last document will quit Notepad++.
  • Add more Change Case variants (Title Case, Sentence case, iVERT cASE, rANdOm caSe).
  • Add Open file & open containing folder commands on selected file/folder name in text content.
  • Add Search on Internet command on selected word(s) in text content.
  • Add Scroll Tab Bar with mouse wheel capacity.
  • Add commands for moving the current file tab Forward/Backward.
  • Fix bug of monitoring not working for files under root.
  • Ruby is supported by Function List.
  • Added new option: Enable scrolling beyond last line.
  • Add an option to restore old behaviour (open files in folder) while folder being dropped.

What's New in version 7.6:

  • Add Built-in Plugins Admins. Users can install, update and remove plugins by some clicks via Plugins Admin: https://notepad-plus-plus.org/features/plugin-admin.html
  • Change plugin loading method: Remove the legacy plugin loading way and apply only the new plugin loading method.
  • Add new message NPPM_GETPLUGINHOMEPATH in Notepad++ API for plugin, so plugin can get its path easily.
  • Fix a regression of performance issue while word wrap option is enable.
  • Fix a performance issue for switching back to folded document.
  • Fix crash issue due to Unix style path input in Open file dialog.
  • Fix UTF-8 detection problem: 4 byte characters UTF-8 character can be detected now.
  • Enhance/Fix encoding detection/problem.
  • Fix auto-indent issue by typing Enter on empty line.
  • Fix 'Close all but this' behavior if multiple views are present and some files are dirty.
  • Fix tool tip in document switcher showing the old name issue (after being renamed).
  • Add autoit and lua autoCompletion

What's New in version 7.5.9:

Bug-fixes & enhancement:

  • Fix hanging problem while switching back a fully-folded document by using shortcut (Ctrl-TAB).
  • Fix possible file corruption during backup or power loss or other abnormal N++ termination.
  • Fix wrong backup file deleted issue.
  • Fix backup not fully disabled issue.
  • Add 2 command line flags '-notepadStyleCmdline' and '-z' for the replacement of notepad.exe.
  • Add new plugin API NPPM_REMOVESHORTCUTBYCMDID to allows plugins to remove unneeded shortcuts.
  • Fix Tail monitoring incoherent status after deleting a monitored file.
  • Fix issue with wrong smart highlighting when it is disabled.
  • Fix last active tab is ignored on Notepad++ restart issue.
  • Fix Tab non-responding by mouse click after dragging bug.
  • Fix switching back position restoring issue for wrapped document.
  • Add several spiritual quotes and a subtle Easter egg in the source code.

Included plugins:

  • NppExport v0.2.8 (32-bit x86 only)
  • Converter 4.2.1
  • Mime Tool 2.1
  • DSpellCheck 1.4.6

Updater (Installer only):

  • WinGup (for Notepad++) v5.0.3

What's New in version 7.5.8:

  • Remove annoying 'no update' notification.
  • Fix Folder as Workspace not updating regression.
  • Fixed crash issue by checking & unchecking 'Disable extension column' option in preferences dialog.
  • Fixed a crash when trying to launch a secondary instance with command line arguments.
  • Fix 'Explorer Here' from 'Folder as Workspace' problem if folder name contains comma.

What's New in version 7.5.7:

  • Fix hanging problem while shutdown and backup file is absent.
  • Fix Sort Lines as Integers issue: use Natural Sort algorithm.
  • Fix JavaScript not working regression in Function list.
  • Fix Open File Dialog error for a long path.
  • Fix document map display bug when the view is scrolled past the end of the file.
  • Fix tool bar display bug in big icon mode issue.
  • Make caret line always visible on click from Finder panel.
  • Fix UDL export extension issue.
  • Fix Run Macro multiple times dialog display glitch after deleting a Macro.

What's New in version 7.5.6:

  • Fix macro playing back crash issue on new added 'find previous' and 'find next' buttons
  • Function List enhancement: Highlight the current function based on cursor position
  • Fix crash on styler dialog of User Defined Language dialog
  • Fix file status detection issue under Windows XP
  • Ghost typing enhancement: Unicode, syntax highlighting and speed support
  • check the url for the usage of ghost typing on command line: https://notepad-plus-plus.org/features/ghost-typing.html )
  • Add a message from outer space

What's New in version 7.5.5:

Notepad++ 7.5.5 enhancements & bug-fixes:

  • Restore 2 buttons '<< Find Previous' & 'Find Next >>' in Find dialog (optional).
  • Fix monitored (tail -f) file not always updated issue.
  • Keep Doc Switcher's ordering in sync with Tab bar.
  • Shortcut Mapper enhancements: Add filter capacity and make dialog resizable and maximizable.
  • Fix for 'Toggle Single Line Comment' malfunctioning with HTML/XML.
  • Make Unix style path (slashes) work in open file dialog (optional).
  • Fix tab sticks to mouse pointer problem after external update of a opened file.
  • Fix encoding not sync (on status bar) after reloading.
  • Fix menu items' state is not maintained due to save macro command.
  • Fix line ending changes are not detected in reloaded changed files issue.
  • Fix highlighting of