New in Version 18.9

May 9, 2019

New General Features

  • The new version allows you find/replace/filter a specified range of IPv4/IPv6 addresses. An IP address range can be specified as a number range syntax or an IPv4/IPv6 CIDR notation.
  • Greatly improved the speed of Find/Replace/Filter, the Uppercase, Lowercase, Capitalize, Full-width, and Half-width commands using multi-threaded code even when temporary files are used to open very large files.
  • Greatly improved the speed of the Save and Save As commands.

Test results:

v18.0v18.1v18.2v18.8v18.9Comparison to v18.0
Find “abc” with “Count Matches” option4.09 seconds3.26 seconds1.80 seconds0.453 seconds0.156 seconds26.2 times faster
Replace “abc” with “@@@”4.30  seconds3.22 seconds1.75 seconds0.437 seconds0.110 seconds39.1 times faster
Filter “abc”4.16 seconds3.14 seconds1.73 seconds0.156 seconds0.109 seconds38.2 times faster

* Test conditions same as Version 18.2.

New Options

  • Added the IP Address/CIDR notation check box/text box to the Enter Number Range dialog box.
  • Added the Sort IPv4 Addresses Ascending, Sort IPv4 Addresses Descending, Sort IPv6 Addresses Ascending, and Sort IPv6 Addresses Descending radio buttons to the Sort by Multiple Columns dialog box.
  • The new version allows you to enter a number larger than 4096 MB to the Maximum Memory Size per File text box in the Advanced page of the Customize dialog box (64-bit versions only).

New Commands

  • Sort IPv4 Addresses Ascending
  • Sort IPv4 Addresses Descending
  • Sort IPv6 Addresses Ascending
  • Sort IPv6 Addresses Descending

Plug-in API New Features

  • Added the SORT_IPV4 and SORT_IPV6 flags to the SORT_INFO structure and Editor_Sort inline function.

Macro New Features

  • Added the I (sorts IPv4 addresses) and P (sorts IPv6 addresses) options to the Sort method of the Document object.