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Programmer’s Notepad 2 0.9.926 Released

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

This is a minor bugfix testing release for Programmer’s Notepad, fixing a few niggles with the last release.

Downloads

There is also a new PyPN release fixing a couple of issues with the included scripts from the last build:

Thanks to all the users who have put time and effort into reporting and following up on bugs, testing, and contributing patches.

Programmer’s Notepad 2 0.9.921 Released

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

The latest testing release of Programmer’s Notepad 2 is finally out. There are plenty of fixes in this release, and a few minor new features too. Of particular note are the following:

  1. Updates to the extensions interface allowing extensions to create menu items
  2. International input fixed (I know this will please a whole bunch of users)
  3. Read only edit protection cleaned up
  4. More text transforms, also available from context menu
  5. Tab to space and vice versa conversions fixed
  6. Notepad’s .LOG feature natively supported
  7. Fix a problem using PN on the Windows 7 beta causing PN to hang on exit

Downloads

There is a new PyPN release supporting the updated plugin interface:

Thanks to all the users who have put time and effort into reporting and following up on bugs, testing, and contributing patches.

Feature Polls

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

We’re looking for your help to shape future development of Programmer’s Notepad by running some usage polls. These will be announced both here and on Simon’s blog. Please follow the link below and answer the two questions – it will only take a few moments and will be very helpful!

Usage Polls

Programmer’s Notepad 2 0.9.853 Released

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

I’m happy to announce a new testing release, 0.9.853.

  1. Create file backups when saving (option)
  2. Various look and feel improvements
  3. Extension configuration now stored in user settings directory, meaning this works on Vista without an admin prompt
  4. You can now choose to poll for updates of testing releases
  5. Uncomment now works for multiple line-comment lines at once
  6. New keyboard shortcuts for line comments
  7. Added a new Turbo preset to help indulge your Turbo Pascal nostalgia
  8. Improved the ZenBurn preset
  9. Default scheme font on Vista is now Consolas, still Lucida Console on XP and below
  10. Allow opening workspace files
  11. Restore editor windows when jumping to a line or tag
  12. Improved regular expressions support
  13. Works on Win2k again
  14. Don’t hold directories open after selecting files
  15. Support explorer context menus in Browser, Open Files and Projects items
  16. Added Mark All (again!)
  17. Find in all Project Files
  18. Find across all open files

Downloads

There is also a new PyPN release supporting Python 2.6 as well as 2.5 and 2.4:

This release wouldn’t have been possible without the excellent contributions (patches and documentation), testing, bug reports and feature suggestions made by users – thank you!

Programmer’s Notepad 2.0.8 Stable Released

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Finally a new stable build! Programmer’s Notepad 2.0.8 has been just over a year in the making. Some of the highlights of this release:

  • Extensions interface, allows extension of PN using C++ add-ins
  • Python extension (PyPN), allows scripting of PN using Python
  • Tag browsing
  • Keyboard customisation
  • Comment insertion/removal
  • Autocomplete (based on keywords and tags)
  • Code templates

Downloads

This release wouldn’t have been possible without the excellent contributions (patches and documentation), testing, bug reports and feature suggestions made by users.

Programmer’s Notepad 2.0.7.706 Released

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007

This new release fixes a bunch of important bugs as we work up to a new stable release.

Text clips bugs have been fixed, memory leaks in the text clips feature and calltips are now working again. Several patches were accepted from contributors. Thanks to all those who tested or contributed to this release.

Download the build here:

PyPN has been updated as well, with Python 2.4 and 2.5 builds now available.

Programmer’s Notepad 2.0.7.668 Released

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

Version 2.0.7.688 has been released to SourceForge.

Changes are:

  1. Added Rename shortcut to project context menus (you can already rename using the two clicks convention)
  2. Added $(ProjectProp:*) and $(FileProp:*) tools shortcuts, these retrieve values from project item configurations
  3. Added alpha settings for line highlight, new default colour to make use of alpha
  4. Added option to disable folding
  5. New code templates feature (try typing “if” and then Edit->Insert Template in c/c++)
  6. Now supports custom ctags tagger definitions (see in taggers\ctags directory)
  7. Added Open Containing Folder, Open in Default Folder and Copy File Path to various context menus
  8. Text clips now cached in user settings directory to avoid user needing to change files in install path
  9. New extensions method pn_get_extension_info, new options page showing loaded extensions
  10. New extensions types for passing strings safely with stored allocators

Bugs Fixed:

  1. Line numbers toggle not updated when default (SF Bug #1729577)
  2. File corruption with utf-16 files > 65536 characters (SF Bug #1741342)
  3. Some php keywords only being matched in uppercase
  4. Tabs/Spaces override changes don’t save (SF Bug #1632540)

Download Programmer’s Notepad 2.0.7.688:

Installer

Zip

Portable Zip

There’s a new PyPN release to go alongside this latest build:

Download PyPN 0.6

Mailing Lists moved to Google Groups

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

The mailing lists for Programmer’s Notepad are being migrated to use Google Groups, simplifying the work of the pnotepad.org server. If you’re a member of either pn-announce or pn-discuss then you should receive an invitation or migration notice in the next few days. If not, please see the lists page to resubscribe.

Programmer’s Notepad 2.0.7.680 Released

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2007

This is a development build of Programmers Notepad 2.0.7 so its not yet classified as stable!

Programmer’s Notepad 2.0.7.680 is the latest development release some enhancements to the project properties system (based on project templates) and some prototype functionality for keyword-based text clip insertion. See Text Clips by Keyword for a video of this working.

Download 2.0.7.680

Programmer’s Notepad 2.0.7.667 Released

Tuesday, April 17th, 2007

This is a development build of Programmers Notepad 2.0.7 so its not yet classified as stable!

Programmer’s Notepad 2.0.7.667 is the latest development release adding global styles configuration, some extensions improvements and separate PHP/PHP Script schemes.

PyPN has been updated as well and a new 0.5 release is available (still for Python 2.4).

Download 2.0.7.667

The extensions interface is documented!

Discuss this build and pypn on the discussion list or on the forums.