New in Version 19.1

August 27, 2019

New General Features

  • Added the ability to specify which individual characters to convert in the Half-Width/Full-Width Conversion dialog box.
  • The new version shows a message box to ask whether you want to remove the item from the recent file/folder list when a file/folder did not exist when you tried to open it from the recent file/folder list.
  • Added regular expression support for back references more than 9 by using this form: \k<10>, \k<11>, \k<12> …. If used as a replacement expression, this form can also be used: $10, $11, $12, ….
  • Added regular expression support for named capturing group by using this form: (?<name>expression) and named back reference by using this form: \k<name>.
  • Greatly improved the speed of Delete Duplicate Lines and various sort commands.

Test results:

Delete Duplicate Lines (default options)20.3  seconds15.4 seconds1.31 times faster
Delete Duplicate Lines (compare adjacent lines only)15.0 seconds3.24 seconds4.63 times faster
Sort A to Z (default options)106.3 seconds88.5 seconds1.20 times faster
Sort A to Z (fast binary comparison)59.9 seconds44.3 seconds1.35 times faster
Sort Shortest to Longest8.67 seconds4.47 seconds1.94 times faster

* 2.70 GB, 200 million lines, random ASCII data, Use Temporary Files option on, 16 threads, Windows 10 (64-bit), Core i9-9900K, 32GB RAM, 2TB SSD.

New Options

  • Added the Half-width and Full-width characters list box, the Options list box, Set Options as Default button to the Half-Width/Full-Width Conversion dialog box.
  • Added the Extend selection on the Duplicate Lines/Columns commands check box to the Edit page of the Customize dialog box.
  • Added the Middle Click to Paste and Right Click to Set Cursor Position check boxes to the Mouse page of the Customize dialog box.

Plug-in API New Features

  • Added the EE_GET_UNICODE_NAME message, Editor_GetUnicodeName inline function, and UNICODE_NAME_INFO structure.
  • Added the EE_NUMBERING message, Editor_Numbering inline function, and NUMBERING_INFO structure.
  • Added the EI_GET_CHAR_TYPE command to the EE_INFO message.
  • Added the FLAG_CONVERT_CUSTOM, FLAG_RIGHT_SINGLE_QUOTATION, and FLAG_RIGHT_DOUBLE_QUOTATION flags and szChars parameter to the EE_CONVERT message and Editor_Convert inline function.

Macro New Features

  • Added the GetUnicodeName and Numbering methods to the Editor object.
  • Added the eeWidthCustom, eeWidthRightSingleQuotation, and eeWidthRightDoubleQuotation flags and szChars parameter to the ChangeWidth method.
  • Added the LineColor property to the DisplayItem object.
  • Added the eeColorValidatorError, eeColorValidatorWarning, and eeColorValidatorMessage constants to the Item property of the DisplayList collection.