Version 9.0 - (Release Anticipated 1st week April 2018)
Multi-thread support for working with the search results while the search is progressing.
Improved progress dialog performance during replaces and file discovery.
Errors accessing files during processing no longer pause the operation when no prompts are on or when replace remaining is used.
Versions 8.4 - 8.9
No public releases/skipped versions.
Added notice in Options if a backup path is not specified when a setting is needed for other functions (ie., Write files to backup path).
Improvements to functions involving replacements in zip archives.
Code signed program executables and installers.
No public release
Improved drag n drop handling for complex file masks
Added functionality to search pdf files.
Added 'Replace x Characters' function where the replacement is made using characters specified and the number of characters used is the length of the search hit. The syntax is %n%%srfill<chars>%%.
Added option for special handling for UTF-8 files without BOM. See 'Configuration File' in F1 Help for more information.
Replace Studio Pro only - Added one-use choices in Flags menu to 'Process Clipboard' or 'Process Files'. Process Files is default. Process Clipboard is available for use in lieu of the keyboard shortcuts for clipboard processing (Shift+Ctrl+Search icon or Shift+Ctrl+Replace icon).
Replace Studio Pro only - Help Menu -> Hold Shift key & click on About opens the configuration file in the file editor associate with .cfg files.
A bookmark is automatically set in the internal Context Viewer based on the
highlighted hit when the Context Viewer is opened. Indicators are also shown
for other hits in the file.
'Multiple Lines' search & replace dialogs now use the same font face and
sizxe settings as the internal Context Viewer. To change that setting use
'Options' button in the Context Viewer.
Switch added to adjust the font face and size for the main window. See F1
help -> Index -> Configuration File for more information.
Ctrl+F and F3 now activate a 'Find' dialog in the internal context viewer.
'Selected Hit' button added to Context Viewer to bring focus back to the hit
selected when the context viewer was opened.
Replace Studio Pro only - 'Filter' indicator in status bar to show when
date/size filters are in use.
Security descriptors and file attributes are preserved for replaced and
*.xlsx;*.docx;*.pptx file masks are processed by default so special steps
are no longer needed for search/replacing in the newer MS Office files.
Replace Studio Pro only - Help Menu -> Hold Shift key & click on About
opens the configuration file in the file editor associate with .cfg files.
Find function added in View Context right click menu.
Change to 'Open with Associated Viewer' function for better operability with
file types associated with Visual Studio.
Improvements in handling for multiple monitors.
Improvements to Ignore Whitepace & HTML Mode.
Added Windows Explorer shell extension to all search/replace on one or more
files by right clicking on files (or single folder) in Windows Explorer.
Select 'Replace Studio Pro...' in Explorer right click context menu.
Drag n Drop files from Explorer into the program adds that file to File
Search Hits centered in internal context viewer.
Support for FSHED - Funduc Software Hex Editor -
as context viewer for hits in 'binary' files.
Improvements in handling for hit in 'binary' files.
Added 'Zip Mask' switch for further control of files treated as 'archives'.
See F1 Documentation - Configuration File.
View Context hit bookmark added.
Added line numbers and bookmark indicator in internal Context Viewer.
Options dialog added to Context Viewer to set the font face & size and
tab-to-space expansion setting for the Context Viewer.
'No ESC' switch added to the configuration file setting to disable the
default behavior of ESC causing a program close. This must be set by hand.
See F1 help.
Version 7.0 (first public release)
ESC key closes the application.
Added context viewer prompt to (optionally) repair files with mixed line
boundaries upon opening with context viewer.
User configurable font face & size settings added.
Faster processing of internal context viewer for files over 8 MB.
Added user-configurable settings for the display in main window fields when
a Favorite is being used.