New in Version 16.6

April 4, 2017

New General Features

  • Greatly improved speed for Replace All, Join CSV, Remove Newline Characters, and Insert Newline Characters operations. See the test results table below.

Test results:

Replace All “9\n0” with “a\nb”17.1 seconds0.14 seconds122 times faster
Undo the above14.0 seconds0.11 seconds127 times faster
Replace All “9\n” with “a”32.7 seconds22.4 seconds31.5% faster
Undo the above73.5 seconds29.2 seconds60.3% faster
Replace All “0” with “0\n”10.4 seconds0.15 seconds69 times faster
Undo the above7.14 seconds0.07 seconds102 times faster
Join two CSV documents385 seconds2.57 seconds150 times faster
Remove Newline Characters34.8 seconds22.4 seconds55% faster
Undo the above105.3 seconds13.9 seconds7.6 times faster
Insert Newline Characters78.8 seconds13.7 seconds5.8 times faster
Undo the above36.0 seconds22.6 seconds59% faster

* Replace: 100,000 lines of “0123456789”, Match Case deselected, Use Escape Sequences selected. Join CSV: Join 10,000-line CSV and 101,668-line CSV. Remove Newline Characters: 100,000 lines of “0123456789”, select all, and use Remove Newline Characters command. Insert Newline Characters: 100,000 times repeat of “0123456789” in one line, wrap by 10 characters, select all, and use Insert Newline Characters command. Windows 10 (64-bit) Core i7-4790 16GB RAM

  • The line number format can be customized now. (Customize dialog box – Format page).

New Options

  • The Marks/Formats page of the Customize dialog box was divided into the Marks page and Format page, and Line Number (Decimal) and Line Number (Hexadecimal) boxes were added to the Format page of the Customize dialog box.

New Command

  • Customize Format

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed the bug where very large HTML/XML files could crash immediately after opening when “Highlight Matching Tag” is set.
  • Fixed the bug where EmEditor could slow down (especially vertical cursor movement) when many macros are registered to My Macros.
  • Fixed the bug where Minimap could not be displayed for the first opened file when “EmEditor Quick Launch” is set.
  • Fixed the bug related to Replace All when “Treat CR and LF Separately” is set.
  • Fixed the bug where Ctrl+Shift+F could not be assigned in the Keyboard page of Configuration Properties.
  • Fixed the display bug when Configuration Properties or the Customize dialog box is resized.
  • Fixed the bug where EmEditor could crash after splitting a window, remove split, and exit.
  • Terms like “New Line” and “Return Method” are now consistently called “Newline Character”.