Notepad++

Notepad++ 8.4.1

Notepad++ v8.4.1 regression-fixes, bug-fixes new enhancement:​

  1. Fix HTML syntax highlighting in PHP files regression. (Fix #11585, #11602)
  2. Fix “Reload from disk” loosing syntax highlighting regression. (Fix #11606)
  3. Fix unfocused selected text background color changed regression. (Fix #11595)
  4. Update Scintilla from 5.2.1 to 5.2.2 and Lexilla from 5.1.5 to 5.1.6. (Implement #11537)
  5. Fix multi-part keyword in prefix mode freezes Notepad++ in UDL. (Fix #11434)
  6. Add several dark mode enhancement. (Fix #11574, #11622, #10054, #11546, #11544)
  7. Add DarkMode usage detection support for plugins. (Implement #11546)
  8. Add “Framed current line” option beside of “Highlight current line background”. (Implement #11501)
  9. Add file monitoring command line argument [-monitor]. (Implement #10562)
  10. File Dialog enhancement. (Fix #11630, #11517)
  11. Add a new format argument/option “ADD_ZERO_PADDING” to NPPM_GETNPPVERSION. (Implement #11535)
  12. Restore auto-completion & calltip default fg/bg colors when no theme is applied. (Fix #11637)
  13. Sort “Search result” to the bottom in language list of Style Configurator. (Fix #11337)

Notepad++ v8.4 new features, enhancement and bug-fixes:​

  1. Update Scintilla from v4.4.6 to v5.2.1 and add Lexilla v5.1.5. (Fix #10504)
  2. Enhance dark mode support (Shortcut Mapper, autocompletion, calltip, Column Editor and Style configurator, Preferences dialog, etc…) (Fix #11530, #11522, #11407, #11514, #11506, #11497)
  3. Fix lossing characters issue after case-conversion (UPPER/lower). (Fix #11463)
  4. Fix “Sort Lines as Integer” not considering negative number issue. (Fix #11023, #2025)
  5. Sort languages alphabetically automatically in Style Configurator. (Fix #11337)
  6. Fix flashing box (autocompletion empty list) appears while typing issue. (Fix #9433)
  7. Scrolling Document List automatically to make the selected tab item visible. (Fix #11204)
  8. Make Find in Files search result line number aligned. (Fix #11119)
  9. Add default A-Z sorting ability in Function list. (Fix #11446)
  10. Add virtual space ability. (Fix #11443, #11444)
  11. Fix document being wronly marked as saved bug after converting its encoding. (Fix #11436)
  12. Fix Document list not sync with tab order after sorting. (Fix #11272)
  13. Fix file saving critical bug under Symantec encryption desktop. (Fix #11339)
  14. Fix cropped text in Shortcut mapper’s status area issue. (Fix #10358)
  15. Enhance installer: Remember the chosen language in the previous installation. (Implement #10582)
  16. Improve Find/Replace Dialog layout. (Fix #11318)
  17. Update NSIS & Inno Setup keyword lists.

Notepad++ v8.3.3 regression-fix, bug-fixes and enhancement:​

  1. Fix crash regression on opening a session file. (Fix #11325, #11365)
  2. Enhance stability: add new ability (plugin compatibility) for not loading incompatible plugins. (Fix #11349. Implement #11358, #11338, #11353)
  3. Fix deleting the folded line makes folded (hidden) content disappeared. (Fix #11246)
  4. Re-enable ability to center the Find Replace dialog on Notepad++ main window. (Implement #9201)
  5. Fix extension not appended issue while saving with ENTER under Windows 7. (Fix #11305, #11355)
  6. Fix preferences dialog “Dark Mode->Customize tone” color pickers RTL alignment issue in dark mode. (Fix #11343)
  7. Fix disabled static texts of Preferences blurry issue in dark mode. (Fix #10823, #11331)
  8. Add 4 API for custom auto-indentation and getting current macro status. (Implement #11253)
  9. Add new AutoComplete icon for distinguishing functions from normal keywords. (Implement #11311)
  10. Fix Plugin Admin close issue after typing ENTER. (Fix #11348)
  11. Show current and new version on update dialog. (Implement #19)

Notepad++ v8.3.2 regression-fixes, bug-fixes and enhancement:​

  1. Fix incorrect message while double clicking on search result regression. (Fix #11215, #11106)
  2. Fix regression: file can’t be saved if it’s set to other charset before. (Fix #11238)
  3. Fix UDL comment config input fields broken regression. (Fix #11239)
  4. Fix UDL dialog crash issue on over 30 created UDL. (Fix #11257)
  5. Add sorting document tab order commands by name, path, type and size under “Window” Menu. (Fix #10393)
  6. Add API NPPM_GETCURRENTLINESTR and variable $(CURRENT_LINESTR) for RunDlg. (Fix #11216)
  7. Support better 2GB+ file (cmdline & session file adaptation). (Fix #11213)
  8. Fix auto-completion sort order problem due to fx icon. (Fix #11233)
  9. Refine auto-saving session on exit behaviour. (Fix #11249)
  10. Enhance performance on exit with certain settings. (Fix #11219)
  11. Fix auto-complete case insensitive not working issue. (Fix #11187)
  12. Fix saving problem (regression) with “Sysnative” alias in x86 binary. (Fix #11196)

Notepad++ v8.3.1 regression-fixes, bug-fixes and enhancement:​

  1. Fix XML tag adding or mark deletion crash issue. (Fix #11128)
  2. Fix wrong cursor position on opened file & cmdline ‘-n’ param not working regression. (Fix #11131)
  3. Revert “Enable backup on save (simple) feature by default”.
  4. Restore auto-completion insert selection default behaviour (now with both ENTER & TAB as expected). (Fix #11178)
  5. Fix Path Completion not working regression. (Fix #11147)
  6. Fix target directory parameter (/D=) ignored by x64 installer regression. (Fix #11072)
  7. Add icons on function items of auto-completion to distinguish from word items. (Implement #11087)
  8. Fix file dialog “Append extension” checkbox not working on empty folder. (Fix #10436)
  9. Fix link part of Dark Mode Customized tone not persistent issue. (Fix #11095)
  10. Fix NPPM_RELOADFILE not working with converted 8.3 DOS file name (from long file name) bug. (Fix #11106)
Notepad++ v8.3 new features and bug-fixes:

  1. Remove 2GB file open restriction for x64 binary.
  2. Improve large files (200MB) loading speed and editing/browsing performance.
  3. Fix Find in Files crash issue.
Note that during v8.3 installation, HexEditor, Compare, DSPellCheck, QucikColorPicker and SpeechPlugin are removed due to their incompatibility with v8.3. HexEditor, Compare, DSPellCheck can be reinstalled the fixed version right after installation via PluginAdmin. There are more plugins found to have stability issue with this version. Here is the info to the plugin authors for fixing this issue.

Notepad++ v8.2 new features and bug-fixes:​

  1. Add exclude folder(s) capacity in Find in Files (mouse hover on “Filters” label for getting the example on tool-tip). (Fix #2433, #8350)
  2. Fix UTF-8 detected wrongly as TIS-620 encoding issue. (Fix #10916, #940, #8755, #3588, #3188, #4932, #3172, #10492)
  3. Add auto save loaded session on exit feature (while “Open session in a new instance” is set in Multi-instance settings). (Fix #1646, #3241, #3574, #4228)
  4. A comprehensive fix for dockable panels losing background color when switching back Notepad++. (Fix #2202, #2937, #5980, #8980, #9905, #10091)
  5. Fix memory leak while toggling between Dark/Lite Mode. (Fix #10957)
  6. Fix caret left-right inverse moving in RTL mode issue. (Fix #8553, #7678, #9730)
  7. Fix Document List icons unchanged issue after switching to dark mode or changing to alternative icons. (Fix #10740)
  8. Fix incorrect folding behaviour in C, C++, Java, JavaScript, TypeScript and Objective-C. (Fix #4560)
  9. Update boost regexp from v1.76 to v1.78. (Implement #10912)
  10. “Rename tab” name field enlargement (from 20 to 63 char!). (Fix #10961, #9849)
  11. Apply “crontab” file to the syntax highlighting of bash. (Fix #3377)

Notepad++ v8.1.9.3 bug-fixes and enhancement:​

  1. Fix regression: detection of backup file restored back problem. (Fix #10839)
  2. Fix saving file and false alert on network drive issues. (Fix #10751, #10688, #10753, #10757, #10751, #10787)
  3. Fix dockable panels lose background color issue when switching back Notepad++. (Fix #2202, #2937, #5980, #8980, #9905, #10091)
  4. Fix dirty status persisting issue after reloading file. (Fix #10796)
  5. Add Lua function list capacity. (Implement #4563)

Notepad++ v8.1.9.2 bug-fixes:​

  1. Fix failure of erasing & saving server logs (of network drive) regression. (Fix #10794)
  2. Fix dark mode not working on Windows 10 2H22. (Fix #10810)
  3. Fix crash in regex search. (Fix #10773, #10803)
  4. Fix UDL folding breaking with delimiters issue if UNIX EOL applied. (Fix #350, #2873, #3372, #5499)
  5. Fix UDL generic dark mode via UDL UI not working issue. (Fix #10781)
  6. Fix disabling alternative icons on tab in dark mode issue. (Fix #10775)

Notepad++ v8.1.9.1 bug-fixes and new enhancement:​

  1. Fix a regression of saving problem. (Fix #10751)
  2. Fix a regression of reloading false alarm from the network drive. (Fix #10688, #10753, #10757)
  3. Make Function list/Project panel/Folder as Workspace icon display correct under high DPI. (Implementation)
  4. Make UDL generic dark mode (working for all dark theme) possible via UDL UI. (Implement #10738)
  5. Fix phantom docked panels issue after restoring from systray. (Fix #10512)
  6. Enable backup on save (simple) feature by default (only for the new installation). (Implement #10725)
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