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Version 8.0

Changes in Build 8.0.1.8

2016-07-27
  • Fix: Previous build did not properly update plug-ins

Changes in Build 8.0.1.7

2016-07-03
  • Fix: Handling of ^ and $ characters in regular expressions fine and replace
  • Fix: Incorrect behavior of the END key when text views are not vertically synchronized
  • Fix: When comparing directory snapshots, "7FFFFFFF" CRCs are shown for values larger than 2147483647
  • Improvement: Updated 7z plug-in to the latest version 16.02
  • Improvement: Updated cURL plug-in to the latest version v7.49.1
  • Improvement: Updated tidy plug-in to the latest version 5.2.0
  • Improvement: Updated wget plug-in to the latest version 1.18
  • Improvement: Updated Xpdf plug-in to the latest version 3.04

Changes in Build 8.0.1.6

2016-03-26
  • Fix: Occasional crash on creating a new directory comparison filter when existing filter is not selected
  • Fix: Multiple high DPI issues

Changes in Build 8.0.1.5

2016-03-05
  • Fix: Occasional crash on grouping of directory items by a hidden column
  • Fix: OOXML2Txt plug-in did not always correctly handle complex Excel files
  • Improvement: Better performance of scrolling of directory views with large number of items
  • Improvement: RTF files are now automatically handled by the "DOC to Text" plug-in

Changes in Build 8.0.1.4

2016-01-29
  • Fix: Occasional crash during saving of session files

Changes in Build 8.0.1.3

2016-01-17
  • New: ExamDiff Pro and its installers are now signed with SHA-2 (SHA-256) certificate
  • New: 256 pixel application icon for Windows Vista and higher

Changes in Build 8.0.1.2

2015-12-22
  • Improvement: Improved support for Wine 1.8

Changes in Build 8.0.1.1

2015-12-17
  • Fix: Color and Hatch drop-downs in Color Options were not properly positioned in some multi-display scenarios
  • Fix: Lines with Unix style of linebreaks were not always ignored (given the correct options)

Changes in Build 8.0.1.0

2015-11-13
  • New: Ability to apply ignored line and column ranges only to the first or to the second file using 1: or 2: prefixes, e.g. 1:1-6 (by default ranges apply to both files)
  • Improvement: Manual synchronization links are now saved per session and also saved into session files
  • Improvement: Bookmarks are now preserved during re-comparison

Changes in Build 8.0.0.5

2015-10-15
  • New: Ability to activate and deactivate license directly from the Help menu

Changes in Build 8.0.0.4

2015-09-08
  • Fix: Activation did not always work properly under Windows XP in the last build

Changes in Build 8.0.0.3

2015-09-07
  • Improvement: Updated tidy plug-in to the latest version 5.0.0
  • Improvement: Updated XMLStarlet plug-in to the latest version 1.6.1

Changes in Build 8.0.0.2

2015-08-14
  • Fix: Occasional crash in binary comparison for large block sizes
  • Fix: Added a recomparison prompt before applying view filters to unsaved buffers in text comparison

Changes in Build 8.0.0.1

2015-08-01
  • Fix: File plug-ins were incorrectly used in directory comparison in some scenarios
  • Fix: Unicode strings were not correctly saved in Options and Sessions files
  • Fix: Line numbers for wrapped lines in HTML reports were incorrectly shown

Changes in Build 8.0.0.0

2015-07-17
  • New: Ability to group directory comparison items
  • New: Allow to Go Up One Level/Drill Down in directory comparison without re-comparison (using cached diff results)
  • New: Ability to use Left/Center/Right blocks by default if a conflict occurs during merging (Master edition)
  • New: Command line option /statsonly to output only comparison statistics
  • New: Automatically save/restore manual synchronization links
  • New: Ability to customize file/directory captions
  • New: Allow using Windows environment variables in Options paths
  • New: Option to convert new tabs to spaces during text file editing
  • New: Ability to customize print report heading via Page Setup (including making it blank)
  • New: Option to force comparisons from Windows Explorer context menu with the older/newer file/directory as first
  • New: "Merge Matched" and "Merge Selected" commands in the Advanced sub-menu of the directory comparison views context menu (Master edition)
  • New: Command line options /dt1:name, /dt2:name, /dt3:name to allow replacing "Theirs", "Base", and "Yours" tags in merging (Master edition)
  • New: Windows 10 Support
  • Improvement: Improved performance of directory comparison
  • Improvement: Ability to toggle option "Ignore Linebreak styles" via customized toolbar
  • Improvement: Added more file attributes to the supported ones (RHSA) in directory comparison views

Version 7.0

Changes in Build 7.0.1.26

2015-08-14
  • Fix: Occasional crash in binary comparison for large block sizes
  • Fix: Added a recomparison prompt before applying view filters to unsaved buffers in text comparison

Changes in Build 7.0.1.25

2015-08-01
  • Fix: File plug-ins were incorrectly used in directory comparison in some scenarios

Changes in Build 7.0.1.24

2015-07-17
  • Fix: Moving new plug-ins up or down in the Plug-ins Options page did not preserve their properties
  • Fix: Occasional failures in reading of Excel files by OOXML2Txt plug-in
  • Fix: Failed to Save As merge output files if they used forward slashes in their paths instead of backslashes

Changes in Build 7.0.1.23

2015-05-22
  • Fix: Handling of volume directories in Shell extension
  • Fix: Occasional crash in merge

Changes in Build 7.0.1.22

2015-04-24
  • Fix: Encoding of more extended ASCII characters in binary comparison HTML diff reports
  • Fix: Incorrect number of differences in the diff combobox of binary comparison HTML diff reports

Changes in Build 7.0.1.21

2015-04-19
  • Fix: Better handling of extended ASCII characters in binary comparison HTML diff reports
  • Fix: Save As dialog occasionally defaulted to empty path after swapping files
  • Fix: Incorrect prompt to delete empty directories after deleting files under certain circumstances

Changes in Build 7.0.1.20

2015-03-27
  • Fix: Better handling of ASCII character 129 in binary comparison HTML diff reports
  • Fix: Occasional incorrect comparison results when parallel full directory comparison is used to compare a directory with its sub-directory
  • Improvement: Different timestamps for identical items are shown in bold font if the "Highlight newer/older dates for identical items" option is not enabled

Changes in Build 7.0.1.19

2015-03-13
  • Fix: "Full File Comparison" mode was not saved when ExamDiff Pro was launched from the command line or Windows Explorer
  • Fix: "Fetch Remote Directory" plug-in did not work correctly
  • Fix: Plug-in and Encoding settings in the Open File dialog were not used correctly
  • Improvement: Updated curl plug-in to the latest version 7.41.0
  • Improvement: Updated wget plug-in to the latest version 1.16.2

Changes in Build 7.0.1.18

2015-02-15
  • Fix: Loading session a from file resulted in removing recent session file paths from the Files/Directories | Session menu
  • Fix: Deleting current session in the Compare dialog and canceling it resulted in the session being restored

Changes in Build 7.0.1.17

2015-01-29
  • Fix: The 32-bit build failed to register license keys on PCs without support for SSE2 instruction set
  • Fix: Explorer sub-menu was empty in the directory comparison context menu

Changes in Build 7.0.1.16

2015-01-23
  • Fix: The 32-bit build did not start on PCs without support for SSE2 instruction set
  • Improvement: Display non-breaking spaces when "View White Space" command is used

Changes in Build 7.0.1.15

2014-12-30
  • Fix: Incorrect files were questioned during directory comparison file operations under certain conditions
  • Fix: Zero-size files were not picked up by the Explorer Shell extension

Changes in Build 7.0.1.14

2014-12-25
  • Fix: "Encountered an improper argument" error on startup under certain conditions

Changes in Build 7.0.1.13

2014-12-24
  • Fix: Borders between directory comparison items when view filter is used
  • Fix: Color bars were not properly updated during parallel full directory comparison
  • Fix: Hourglass icons were not visible for all items that were in the processing queue
  • Improvement: Better handling of non-admin users during setup
  • Improvement: Print Preview: support for mouse wheel, additional zoom levels
  • Improvement: Better performance of parallel full directory comparison

Changes in Build 7.0.1.12

2014-11-29
  • Fix: "Reset this page only" did not work for Text Compare options page
  • Fix: In directory comparison, pressing the Copy arrow on the last item did not always result in performing the command
  • New: Added hourglass icons to the diff bar for directory comparison items that are currently compared during parallel full comparison

Changes in Build 7.0.1.11

2014-11-21
  • Fix: Incorrect lines were ignored in text comparison with certain combination of Ignore options

Changes in Build 7.0.1.10

2014-11-20
  • Fix: Improved general UI responsiveness and ability to cancel parallel full directory comparison
  • Fix: Handling of dragging files into ExamDiff Pro when view filters were used
  • Fix: Occasional crash in directory comparison when mouse is hovered over partially visible items
  • Improvement: Performance of text file comparison

Changes in Build 7.0.1.9

2014-11-17
  • Fix: Occasionally incorrect files were copied when Copy button was used on the diff bar in directory comparison
  • Fix: Improved view updates during search in text comparison

Changes in Build 7.0.1.8

2014-11-16
  • Fix: Incorrect (offset by one) icons in the Options tree
  • Fix: Improved detection of very large binary files
  • Fix: Occasional incorrect height of sub-menus in 64-bit build
  • Fix: Odd coloring of directory comparison results when one compared directory is a sub-directory of the other
  • Fix: Sorting by number of differences did not work if parallel full directory comparison was used
  • Fix: Occasional "Invalid argument encountered" error during file deletion in filtered directory comparison views
  • Fix: Directory snapshots were not correctly compared if comparison filters were used
  • Fix: Occasional incorrect directory comparison results when the Unzip plug-in was used in conjunction with parallel full directory comparison
  • Fix: Forcing treating PDF files as binary prevented them from being correctly compared in directory full file comparison mode when the PDF plug-in was used
  • New: Added "ODT to Text" plug-in for OpenDocument files

Changes in Build 7.0.1.7

2014-09-13
  • Fix: Occasional thread collisions when plug-ins were used in parallel full directory comparison
  • Fix: File plug-ins were incorrectly used when files comparison was launched from directory comparison in some scenarios
  • Fix: Incorrect cursor position after deleting text in some scenarios
  • Fix: Crash after incorrect treatment of manually linked lines in some scenarios
  • Improvement: Better binary file detection

Changes in Build 7.0.1.6

2014-08-15
  • Fix: Plug-in processed archive files were not correctly re-compared
  • Fix: Manual synchronization links were not allowed to be set if text comparison was invoked after a merge
  • Fix: Undoing "Add Block" command in text comparison did not work correctly
  • Fix: Directory comparison options for metadata comparison were not remembered if the "Full File Comparison" mode was used when ExamDiff Pro was launched from the command line or Windows Explorer
  • Improvement: Improved diff navigation in HTML reports

Changes in Build 7.0.1.5

2014-08-04
  • Fix: Files with no extension were processed by the Unzip plug-in

Changes in Build 7.0.1.4

2014-08-02
  • Fix: Find was disabled in the left/theirs comparison pane for both two-way merge and three-way diff and merge
  • Fix: Merge panes became blank after changing merge colors in Options
  • New: Added JSON formatting plug-in
  • Improvement: Added the toolbar button "Show/Hide Synchronization Buttons" to the "Text Merge Toolbar"
  • Improvement: Added ISO, MSI, and CHM extensions the list of extensions for the Unzip plug-in

Changes in Build 7.0.1.3

2014-07-09
  • Fix: Recently compared directories were not saved when ExamDiff Pro was launched from the command line or Windows Explorer
  • Fix: Improved initial layout in multi-monitor setup
  • Improvement: Removed the unnecessary All Options page in the Options dialog

Changes in Build 7.0.1.2

2014-07-01
  • Fix: Show/Hide Line Inspector command caused problems in some scenarios
  • Fix: Use View Filter setting was not saved when ExamDiff Pro was launched from the command line or Windows Explorer
  • Fix: Occasional hanging at the end of ExamDiff.com execution (after the comparison was finished)

Changes in Build 7.0.1.1

2014-06-20
  • Fix: XLS to CSV plug-in failed to convert some decimal numbers
  • Fix: The "INS" status pane in the merge output view was not updated when the Insert key was pressed
  • Fix: 64-bit installer did not properly deploy ExamDiff.com

Changes in Build 7.0.1.0

2014-06-07
  • Version 7.0 is out of Beta

Changes in Build 7.0.0.15

2014-06-04
  • Fix: Some files caused two-way merge to crash

Changes in Build 7.0.0.14

2014-05-28
  • Fix: Performance issues during directory comparison over local network

Changes in Build 7.0.0.13

2014-05-26
  • Fix: Issues with enabling the OK button on the Copy To Third Directory dialog

Changes in Build 7.0.0.12

2014-04-26
  • Fix: /noui command line option did always produce output file during text merge

Changes in Build 7.0.0.11

2014-04-14
  • Fix: Coloring issue after block synchronization in text comparison

Changes in Build 7.0.0.10

2014-04-12
  • Fix: Coloring issue when a block with no last line ending was copied from one file to another
  • Improvement: Better defaults for comparison plug-ins

Changes in Build 7.0.0.9

2014-03-22
  • Improvement: Performance of text comparison and merge

Changes in Build 7.0.0.8

2014-03-01
  • Fix: Launching a comparison from an ExamDiff Pro instance did not always use the instance's options
  • Fix: Error while comparing identical files via command line

Changes in Build 7.0.0.7

2014-02-17
  • Fix: Some comparison plug-ins were broken by the latest build

Changes in Build 7.0.0.6

2014-02-14
  • Fix: Errors during Parallel Full Comparison when directory comparison plug-ins were used

Changes in Build 7.0.0.5

2014-02-08
  • Fix: Settings were not exported under Windows XP

Changes in Build 7.0.0.4

2014-02-01
  • Fix: Errors during parallel full comparison of large directories (temporary files)
  • Fix: Some toolbar button images were not properly set prior to comparison

Changes in Build 7.0.0.3

2014-01-21
  • Fix: Failed to determine existence of files on network shares under heavy CPU load
  • Fix: Directory comparison views were incorrectly updated after changing full file comparison option and rejecting re-comparison

Changes in Build 7.0.0.2

2014-01-14
  • Fix: Occasional crash after deleting a directory

Changes in Build 7.0.0.1

2014-01-14
  • Fix: Directory items were not properly updated after file deletion in full comparison mode
  • Improvement: Added version to the desktop shortcut during installation

Changes in Build 7.0.0.0

2014-01-08
  • New: Two-way merge (Master edition)
  • New: Line Inspector in merge mode (Master edition)
  • New: Parallel full comparison
  • New: Export/Import Settings commands
  • New: Ability to search for options
  • New: Ability to search in toolbar customization dialog
  • New: Windows 8.1 support
  • New: Ability to clear comparison history, recent sessions, and recent session files
  • New: New directory comparison context menu commands: Open, Open Both, Copy as Path
  • New: Ctrl-Mouse wheel adjusts font size
  • New: Option to make the directory comparison backup directory hidden
  • New: Text file encoding shown in status bars and highlighted if different
  • Fix: Empty directory not matching comparison filters were still shown in directory comparison
  • Improvement: New Tools menu for settings-related commands
  • Improvement: New Options | Tools pane for options pertaining to external tools
  • Improvement: Improved layout for many dialogs
  • Improvement: Reorganized directory comparison context menu to make rarely used commands less prominent
  • Improvement: Rearranged "Comparison precision" settings under Options | Directory Compare
  • Improvement: Newer/Older file comparison status panes are now colored

Version 6.0

Changes in Build 6.0.3.13

2013-11-02
  • Fix: Vertical scrolling in Merge goes out of synchronization under some circumstances
  • Fix: Incorrect diff combo strings after View Filter was applied following splitting blocks in text comparison
  • Fix: End-of-line characters were incorrectly shown after View Filter is applied when one or more files were missing the last linebreak
  • Fix: Inconsistent directory/file comparison results when all file lines were ignored
  • Fix: Inconsistent text comparison results when word wrap was on and one or more files were missing the last linebreak
  • Fix: Incorrect navigation to large diff blocks in HTML reports

Changes in Build 6.0.3.12

2013-09-21
  • Fix: Inconsistent behavior after trying to compare files or directories that don't exist from the title bars
  • Fix: Incorrect text coloring after Undo/Redo under some circumstances
  • Fix: MRU sessions were sometimes not working correctly
  • Fix: Stability issues

Changes in Build 6.0.3.11

2013-08-19
  • New: Better diff navigation for large blocks in HTML reports
  • Fix: Options were not saved if the "Empty Files" button was clicked after options were changed from the Compare dialog
  • Fix: Error while trying to copy a very large number of files as text in directory comparison
  • Fix: Evaluation dialog was shown in console mode
  • Fix: Inconsistent behavior after deleting empty directories following file deletion in recursive comparison

Changes in Build 6.0.3.10

2013-07-23
  • Fix: Occasional crashes during HTML diff report generation
  • Fix: Manual links in text file comparison did not work under some circumstances

Changes in Build 6.0.3.9

2013-07-20
  • Fix: Missing Word Wrap/Ignore Options warning when the "Ignore Comments" toolbar button was used with word-wrapped files
  • Fix: Inconsistent behavior after re-comparing of files that are processed by a plug-in and then modified
  • Fix: Improved multi-monitor support
  • Fix: Case-insensitive comparison did not work correctly for European accented characters
  • Fix: Improved handling of embedded NULL characters in text files

Changes in Build 6.0.3.8

2013-06-01
  • Fix: Encoding for the three-way merge output file is now set based on the encoding of "yours" file
  • Fix: Eliminated duplicate change notifications
  • Fix: Using File Types button in file dialogs occasionally caused stability issues

Changes in Build 6.0.3.7

2013-04-13
  • Fix: Newline characters were not shown when a file was dragged onto a file comparison pane
  • Fix: Rare crash in three-way comparison when one or more files were missing the last linebreak

Changes in Build 6.0.3.6

2013-03-15
  • Fix: Crash on searching in the merge mode
  • Fix: Ctrl-F3 and Ctrl-Shift-F3 commands were not working in the merge mode

Changes in Build 6.0.3.5

2013-03-03
  • Fix: Incorrect display of empty directories after deletion in recursive comparison
  • Fix: Line Inspector did not display text selection or scrolled to it after a successful search
  • Fix: View filter state was not remembered between restarts
  • Fix: Keyboard navigation was broken in the merge mode
  • Fix: Command line option /d was ignored when used together with /g

Changes in Build 6.0.3.4

2013-02-16
  • Fix: Crashed during comparison of text files grater than 4 GB
  • Fix: Incorrect inline diff navigation under certain conditions
  • Fix: Horizontal scrollbar for long lines in HTML diff reports Line Inspector was missing
  • Fix: Accelerator keys did not work properly in the Compare dialog
  • Fix: Incorrect behavior of "//" and "--" command line options
  • Fix: Keyboard shortcuts did not work for the Merge menu items

Changes in Build 6.0.3.3

2013-01-26
  • Fix: Occasional crashes during three-way comparison if word wrap was enabled
  • Fix: Improved change notification monitoring

Changes in Build 6.0.3.2

2013-01-20
  • New: Line Inspector in HTML diff reports
  • Fix: Line Inspector was erroneously shown in binary comparison mode
  • Fix: Better default command line options for the PDF plug-in

Changes in Build 6.0.3.1

2013-01-11
  • New: Tooltips in the comparison legend within HTML diff reports
  • Fix: Inability to click on the column list in Options | Display | Dir Columns
  • Fix: The prompt to delete empty directories was missing a path character if root directories were compared

Changes in Build 6.0.3.0

2012-12-20
  • First release build

Changes in Build 6.0.2.6

2012-12-17
  • Fix: Replace All did not work properly if the replacement string was blank

Changes in Build 6.0.2.5

2012-12-16
  • Fix: Occasional crashes while undoing Replace All in text comparison
  • Fix: Added warnings during file operations on paths longer than 260 characters
  • Fix: Improved handling of inaccessible network shares

Changes in Build 6.0.2.4

2012-12-08
  • Fix: Save Snapshot menu items were disabled
  • Fix: Using Shift + F10 shortcut invoked Explorer context menu
  • Fix: Handling of focus switching when the top dialog bar is hidden
  • Fix: Handling of nonexistent files or directories when opening sessions or session files
  • Fix: Autopicks were overwritten by different instances of ExamDiff Pro
  • Fix: Snapshots were not compare recursively under certain conditions

Changes in Build 6.0.2.3

2012-11-29
  • Fix: Handling of duplicate extensions in the Document Type Options page
  • Fix: Accelerators for buttons in Don't Show Again messages did not work

Changes in Build 6.0.2.2

2012-11-19
  • Fix: Dialog button issues when Windows XP or above uses Windows Classic theme
  • Fix: Handling of wide characters (e.g. Japanese) in file comparison views

Changes in Build 6.0.2.1

2012-11-18
  • Fix: Compare dialog issues in Windows 2000

Changes in Build 6.0.2.0

2012-11-01
  • Fix: Added smtp: prefix to the email address for minidumps to fix Outlook issues
  • Fix: Directory views were not scrolled synchronously after selecting items by typing first characters
  • Fix: Faster rendering of long lines in text comparison
  • Fix: Some keywords were not highlighted in HTML and XML files
  • Fix: Improved syntax highlighting of Ruby files
  • Fix: Reduced HTML report size

Changes in Build 6.0.1.10

2012-10-13
  • Fix: Merging files with non-Windows linebreak styles
  • Fix: Command line options /dnN were not correctly applied
  • Fix: Not updating view-filtered directory comparison views on view filter options change
  • Fix: Borders in HTML reports for Internet Explorer 7

Changes in Build 6.0.1.9

2012-09-15
  • New: Option to disable renaming files or directories by clicking the label of an item that has the focus
  • Fix: Forcing files to be treated as text based on their extensions did not work
  • Fix: HTML report could have titles of different heights
  • Fix: Incorrect initial focus after comparing identical binary files

Changes in Build 6.0.1.8

2012-09-04
  • Fix: Double-clicking on a locked toolbar caused it to float
  • Fix: Inability to handle very large number of Undo records during text editing
  • Fix: Missing DLLs for Curl plug-in
  • Fix: HTML report generation for Internet Explorer 7
  • Fix: Option to auto-compare on title controls is set by default

Changes in Build 6.0.1.7

2012-08-25
  • Fix: "Index was out of range" exception when parsing some Excel 2007 worksheets
  • Fix: Using command line parameters caused some directory comparison filters to be reset
  • Fix: Crashes during full directory comparison of files with paths longer than 260 characters

Changes in Build 6.0.1.6

2012-08-22
  • Fix: Initial View Whitespace option was not respected by merge views
  • Fix: Occasional crashes during merging

Changes in Build 6.0.1.5

2012-08-19
  • New: additional default exclude filters for directory comparison
  • Fix: Coloring of file name controls in the merge mode was incorrect under certain conditions
  • Fix: Line numbers were not properly aligned with lines in HTML reports when view filters were used

Changes in Build 6.0.1.4

2012-08-14
  • New: Use a different color of diamond (blue) for chosen blocks in the three-way comparison section on the merge screen
  • Fix: Significantly reduced installers' sizes
  • Fix: Some text comparison options were not remembered between ExamDiff Pro restarts
  • Fix: Incorrect handling of cases where number of recent sessions or session files was set to zero

Changes in Build 6.0.1.3

2012-08-10
  • Fix: An older HTML diff report template was shipped with the previous build

Changes in Build 6.0.1.2

2012-08-09
  • Fix: Incorrect saving of merge output under certain conditions
  • Fix: Incorrect number of differences in HTML diff reports

Changes in Build 6.0.1.1

2012-08-08
  • Fix: Missing diff combo box entries when the Show Only Newer/Older Items command was used
  • Fix: IE 7 support for HTML diff reports
  • Fix: misaligned diff bar blocks in HTML diff reports when view filter was used

Changes in Build 6.0.1.0

2012-08-06
  • New: Redesigned HTML diff report, with improved diff navigation and selection
  • Fix: Occasional crashes for users upgrading from version 5.5, especially under Windows XP
  • Fix: Single-line CSS comment handling
  • Fix: Overall diff navigation did not respect the "Scroll current diff to center" option
  • Fix: Line numbers were being selected along with text in HTML diff reports

Changes in Build 6.0.0.2

2012-07-26
  • New: JavaScript document type
  • Fix: Installer improvements

Changes in Build 6.0.0.1

07-22-2012
  • Fix: Error message about registering plug-ins during fresh installations

Changes in Build 6.0.0.0

2012-07-21
  • New: Standard and Master editions
  • New: Three-way diff and merge
  • New: Quick view filters
  • New: Overall difference navigation
  • New: Windows 8 support
  • New: New document types: Ruby and CSS
  • New: Ability to limit number of subdirectory levels in recursive comparison
  • New: Ability to lock toolbars
  • New: Allow full paths in the title bar
  • New: Option to limit update check frequency
  • New: Command line option: /gx:file (save ExamDiff Pro options to an options file)
  • New: More intuitive keyboard shortcuts for difference navigation commands
  • New: Rearranged options
  • Fix: Selected padding lines were indented and lost their padding status when the Tab key was pressed in text comparison
  • Fix: /fi and /fx options did not automatically enable the "Use comparison filters" option along with the specified filters
  • Fix: Resetting plug-ins to default did not properly recover installed plug-ins

Version 5.5

Changes in Build 5.5.1.18

03-17-2012
  • New: Ability to manually link lines in files processed by plug-ins
  • Fix: Find and Replace dialogs stole keyboard focus
  • Fix: Loading sessions did not update the directory recursion toolbar button

Changes in Build 5.5.1.17

03-11-2012
  • New: Preliminary support for Windows 8
  • New: Improved difference scrolling
  • Fix: Error while displaying plug-in errors or warnings when $CARET or $COLUMN are used in external editor settings
  • Fix: Manual synchronization links are incorrectly shifted after copying deleted blocks
  • Fix: Line modification marks are not set after the "Copy Line To Other File" command

Changes in Build 5.5.1.16

03-04-2012
  • New: Improved update check functionality
  • Fix: Incorrect navigation in HTML diff reports when some lines are ignored
  • Fix: Date handling in the Excel plug-ins
  • Fix: Empty cell handling in the Excel 2007 plug-in

Changes in Build 5.5.1.15

01-21-2012
  • Fix: Error while opening files with timestamps too far in the future

Changes in Build 5.5.1.14

09-17-2011
  • New: Improved performance of directory comparison
  • New: Keyboard shortcut in the Explorer context menu
  • Fix: Case-insensitive comparison of files with umlaut characters

Changes in Build 5.5.1.13

09-03-2011
  • New: Support for PDF version 1.7
  • New: Improved performance of HTML diff report generation
  • Fix: Navigation issues in HTML diff reports

Changes in Build 5.5.1.12

08-16-2011
  • Fix: Uninstall did not completely remove Shell extension

Changes in Build 5.5.1.11

08-14-2011
  • New: "Empty Files" instead of "Cancel" button on the initial Compare dialog
  • Fix: Error for empty files when copy arrow buttons are used in the Line Inspector

Changes in Build 5.5.1.10

08-01-2011
  • New: Added ExamDiff Pro to AppPath
  • New: Added Video Tutorials to Help menu
  • New: Enable INI/Registry plug-in by default
  • New: Switched from Info-ZIP to 7-Zip plug-in for archive comparison
  • Fix: Office 2007 plug-in failed to extract text from large Excel files
  • Fix: Adding new plug-in app cleared other fields
  • Fix: Better handling of plug-in errors
  • Fix: Comparison takes too long or crashes when empty comments are set up for ignoring in Options | Document Types
  • Fix: Remove status bar balloons when copy operation starts

Changes in Build 5.5.1.9

07-17-2011
  • New: Added diff count to HTML reports
  • New: Improved performance of HTML report generation
  • New: HTTPS support
  • Fix: Forcing text/binary comparison based on file types
  • Fix: Identical effects in HTML reports
  • Fix: Messages in the console mode
  • Fix: IE warning when viewing HTML reports

Changes in Build 5.5.1.8

06-12-2011
  • (Build 5.5.1.8 and earlier builds did not have changelogs)