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UPDATES

Date Version Description
11/27/2001 0.00 Original
  0.01 Changed tab size to 4 spaces
  0.02 Added line numbers
3/14/2002 0.03 Added cut, copy, paste, undo and redo buttons
3/28/2002 0.04 Updated undo and redo buttons; added search button
7/09/2002 0.05 Added tool bar; added accelerator keys
1/09/2003 0.06 Added page setup and print menu items to file menu; removed properties menu item from file menu
12/30/2004 0.07 Added open, close and save menu items to file menu; changed accelerator key for redo menu item in edit menu; added select group, convert to uppercase, convert to lowercase, indent, unindent, search forward, search backward, replace, search forward and replace, and search backward and replace menu items with accelerator keys to edit menu; removed search button from menu bar; changed modal search dialog to non-modal search and replace dialog; added search for and replace with fields to search and replace dialog; added forward, backward, match case, ignore case, search, replace, and search and replace buttons to search and replace dialog
4/10/2005 0.08 Added support for Java SE Version 1.5.0; replaced Java cup icon with Field Bird icon in title bar of all windows; added browse menu item to file menu; added search and replace dialog menu item with accelerator key to edit menu; added options menu with line radio button menu items; added Field Bird icon to Edit shortcut; changed Edit shortcut to run without Command Prompt window; updated web pages accordingly
6/07/2005 0.09 Renamed radio button menu items in options menu; added tab radio button menu items to options menu; changed options from radio buttons to check boxes in search and replace dialog; added more options to search and replace dialog
9/22/2005 0.10 Changed automatic indenting to remove tabs and spaces from blank line; changed unindent menu item in edit menu to remove tabs and spaces from blank lines all at once
3/14/2006 0.11 Added support for Ubuntu Version 5.10 Linux; added Install Edit (self-installing Java archive file) to create user and installation directories, install Edit archive file, and create Edit shortcut; changed default installation directory from C:\java to C:\fieldbird; added properties menu item to file menu; added code metrics for Java files to properties dialog for properties menu item in file menu
7/16/2006 0.12 No changes (rebuild only)
10/03/2006 0.13 Changed Install Edit to no longer require enter key after typing in combo box, download into download home directory, and restart for Windows; changed install menu item in file menu to install Edit files in C:\fieldbird\edit directory (see Installation Directory Structure); removed download home directory combo box; added page radio button menu items to Edit options menu; added combined file and edit menu on right click of text area; updated web pages accordingly
2/03/2007 0.14 Added support for Java SE Version 1.6.0; removed search forward and backward menu items from edit menu; added find first, next, previous and last menu items to edit menu; removed replace forward and backward menu items from edit menu; added replace current, next, previous and all menu items to edit menu; changed search and replace dialog menu item to show find and replace dialog menu item in edit menu; changed find button on tool bar to show find and replace dialog; added more menu items to combined file and edit menu on right click of text area; removed backward direction check box, and search, replace, search and replace, and cancel buttons from find and replace dialog; added find first, next, previous and last buttons, and replace current, next, previous and all buttons to find and replace dialog; anchored find and replace dialog to southwest corner of Edit window; updated messages in message dialogs; added no undo and redo edit limit
4/05/2007 0.15 Updated new and delete menu items in file menu; added new options menu with match check box menu items; changed existing options menu to view menu; added print, find first, next, previous and last, and replace current, next, previous and all buttons to tool bar; added find and replace fields; removed find and replace dialog
8/01/2007 0.16 Removed several menu items from combined file and edit menu on right click of text area
10/02/2007 0.17 Added support for early access to Java SE Version 1.7.0
12/12/2007 0.18 Added support for GNU GPL
1/19/2008 0.19 Added support for Windows Vista; updated type field in file chooser dialog
4/29/2008 0.20 Updated install scripts used by Install Edit for Windows; updated Edit startup script created by Install Edit for Windows
10/19/2008 0.21 Added support for Mac OS X Leopard; changed open, save as and delete menu items in file menu to restore Edit window
1/09/2009 0.22 Added tools menu to Edit window when embedded in Java Tools; added update of combo boxes and tree dialogs in Java Tools and J2EE Tools when Edit window selected; updated type field in file chooser dialog; added installation directory C:\Documents and Settings\User\fieldbird and user directory C:\Documents and Settings\User to Install Edit
4/08/2009 0.23 Added search menu; moved find and replace menu items from edit menu to search menu; added end lines radio button menu items to options menu; added getting started menu item to help menu; changed boxes to right arrows for tabs in find and replace fields
7/02/2009 0.24 Changed file chooser code for sharing with Java Tools
9/24/2009 0.25 Added syntax highlighting using colors and fonts for editing and printing Java files; added support for Firefox on Windows
1/05/2010 0.26 Added support for 64-bit Java SE Version 1.5.0, 1.6.0 and 1.7.0; added support for Windows 7
1/21/2010 0.27 Updated type field in file chooser dialog
6/27/2010 0.28 Added tabs for editing multiple files in same window; enabled help for tools menu when embedded Java Tools, J2EE Tools and Android Tools; added new, open and close buttons to tool bar; enabled help for combined file and tools menu; updated type field in file chooser dialog; added install and uninstall buttons and browser command combo box to Install Edit; added support for Ubuntu Version 10.04 Linux
12/18/2010 0.29 Improved support for Linux and Mac OS
4/30/2011 0.30 Changed rename of file and directory in file chooser to update file path in tab
3/04/2012 0.31 Improved highlighting of multi-line comments when inserting and deleting start and end of multi-line comments; changed constant width font from dialog input to monaco on Mac OS; changed menu shortcut key from control key to command key on Mac OS
6/14/2012 0.32 Moved menus to screen menu bar on Mac OS; added Field Bird icon to desktop on Mac OS
2/25/2013 0.33 Updated type field in file chooser dialog
5/31/2013 0.34 Added support for Windows 8
10/12/2013 0.35 Added support for Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Mavericks
03/28/2014 0.36 Added support for Java Version 1.8.0
04/30/2014 0.37 Fixed all compile warnings in Edit source (see fieldbird\edit\README.txt)
07/02/2014 0.38 No changes (rebuild only)
08/31/2014 0.39 Fixed combo box selection updating for Mac OS X; added support for Mac OS X Yosemite
02/23/2015 0.40 Fixed Windows drive in Install Edit
07/15/2015 0.41 No changes (rebuild only)
05/19/2016 0.42 Added support for Windows 10
08/15/2016 0.43 Added support for Mac OS X El Capitan and Sierra
01/20/2017 0.44 No changes (rebuild only)

 
     

 
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