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What's new in Version 5.0

New/Changed Features

  • New: Like this section in Summary view with a list of topics similar to the current one being displayed.
  • New: $LIKETHIS predicate for queries.
  • New: Predicate $TREE for collecting all topics of a given category and its subcategories.
  • New: Per-project defined variables called Project macros
  • New: Include macros: $CTVERSION and $TOPICREVISION .
  • New: Powerful controls: checkbox, combobox and listbox.
  • New: Merge topics tool.
  • New: Protect your projects with a password.
  • New: Added ordering option in $SUMMARY command.
  • New: Project Outline view.
  • New: Cloud view for categories.
  • New: Category view mode is stored per project.
  • New: Topics can be filtered from Category view.
  • New: Auto tag tool for categorizing current topic based in the previous usage of categories.
  • New: Category view now shows the number of members of each category (sortable). Count is automatically updated after any change.
  • New: $CLOUD command.
  • New: $WHATIS command (Semantic Incoming Properties).
  • New: Semantic predicate $IS
  • New: Query predicates $ICON , $TOSET and $FROMSET .
  • New: Insert Symbol function.
  • New: Spell checker engine. Any Open Office 3.0 dictionary can be used.
  • New: Spell check ignores plugins, commands and comments.
  • New: Language can be selected per project and changed at any time. Spell check is done only if there is a suitable dictionary for the current language of the project.
  • New: Editor now supports syntax highlighting for includes and plugins.
  • New: Editor now accepts double click command to select a command.
  • New: A double click in an $IMG command now opens window which enables to edit all options of it.
  • New: Include command now accepts parameters.
  • New: Include command now supports user-defined macros.
  • New: Added new button type .
  • New: Added support for Python 2.7 and 3.2.
  • New: Format PIE for inline query results.
  • New: Format SUM for inline query results.
  • New: Options WholeWordsOnly, UseSynonyms, TitleOnly, TextOnly for inline queries.
  • New: First lines of topic are previewed in a tooltip when mouse hovers over a link. File links also have a tooltip.
  • New: $INFOBOX now accepts option to display selected parameters only.
  • New: Added Included in section in the Summary view.
  • New: Entries in brackets in outline creates a link automatically.
  • New: Topics can be selected by revision date or by icon in Exporting projects window.
  • New: Sections in Summary view can now be selected for display.
  • New: Image properties window is now shown after drag and drop or paste of a picture.
  • New: OLE classes: Revision collection class and Revision item class.
  • New: OLE properties in Topic class: Revision and Revisions .
  • New: Method GetRevisions in Topic class.
  • New: Double-clicking $FILE command in Edit mode locates the respective file on disk.
  • New: Ctrl+ double-click in preview mode selects a paragraph with external spaces trimmed.
  • New: Clickable star indicator for bookmarked topics.
  • New: Menu commands Project|Files and Project|Images to open respective project subfolders.
  • New: Menu command Save and reload.
  • New: NOEVENTS switch for Include command.
  • New: $NOEVENTS command for event list suppression in Date topics.
  • New: Recycle bin for deleted topics. Auto Backup saves deleted topics in a special file recycle.cbk , see Recycle bin for deleted topics.
  • New: Option in Analysis tool. It enables to discard empty topics that are categories from the results.
  • New: Help buttons (in dialogs) and toolbar buttons image (in windows) linking to Welcome.chm .
  • New: CSS class to control the $CLOUD result.
  • New: CSS class to control the attribute links.
  • Improved: What links here now displayed as search results for a current topic or selected item in lists.
  • Improved: Browser is now a floating window.
  • Improved: Removed flicker when main screen is resized.
  • Improved: Values in Infobox which are URLs are now displayed as links.
  • Improved: Include options are now kept if referenced topic is renamed.
  • Improved: wildcard support in query predicates $LINKTO , $LINKFROM , $CATEGORY .
  • Improved: Tree in category view now only shows top categories in the first level.
  • Improved: Added Del button as a shortcut to the Delete function in outline view.
  • Improved: Del key should respect editing mode in outline.
  • Improved: Collapse all/Expand all commands added in Outline view and categories tree.
  • Improved: Icons for category view entries: image and image.
  • Improved: Reduced the number of accesses to the database while rendering topic.
  • Improved: Numbered lists are better handled in the editor. A starting number can now be enforced.
  • Improved: Bullet now disappears on a line if pressing Enter twice in Editor.
  • Improved: Brace matching in Editor uses bold and red.
  • Improved: Better alphabetical and numerical sorting of properties and attributes in $SUMMARY and $CROSS results.
  • Improved: Nesting inclusions in include commands allowed.
  • Improved: Headings which contain links are accepted as anchors.
  • Improved: Completion proposal now shows 10 lines.
  • Improved: Goto window now passes typed text as a proposal of topic name after clicking New.
  • Improved: Added a Keep open option in Goto window.
  • Improved: $Category and $Related Built-in commands commands do not accept circular reference: a topic cannot be a category of/refer to itself.
  • Improved: Expand All/Collapse All in Editor work the same way as in the Viewer.
  • Improved: GraphViz plugin can now use Graphviz installed in the USB drive. See: Using Graphviz with USB version.
  • Improved: Detection of hhc.exe for Exporting projects. HHC.EXE is accepted without a path (program folder assumed). Environment variables are accepted in HHC path and in destination folder path.
  • Improved: h1 tag is now used for topic titles when exporting in HTML.
  • Improved: Added column Project notes in Project manager.
  • Improved: Added column in Category view with number of members.
  • Improved: Changed how indented paragraphs are rendered in HTML.
  • Improved: Current topic is saved automatically before Global Search/Replace.
  • Improved: Images and files manager now shows unused project's files/images.
  • Improved: In Insert image window custom image prefix is deselected to type image file names easily.
  • Improved: Increased size of topic notes from 2000 to 10000 characters.
  • Improved: Better handling of filenames enclosed in quotes.
  • Improved: Better handling of images in header/footer of HTML export.
  • Improved: Detection of default browser in Windows Vista/7.
  • Improved: Saved name of the active filter appears in its own panel in the status bar of the topic list.
  • Improved: Column widths in Files view is remembered between sessions and after docking/undocking.
  • Improved: Added an indicator for USB version in the title of main screen.
  • Improved: Viewer pop-up menu reorganized. "What Links Here" command added to it.
  • Improved: Viewer text size is remembered per project.
  • Improved: Accepted configuration of Internal editor without path: program folder assumed.
  • Improved: Attribute input window expanded.
  • Improved: This project Welcome to ConnectedText is much renewed and expanded, and packed with examples. Lots of images added/updated.

Fixed issues

  • Fixed: Commands ending with ]]] were not rendered correctly in the editor with syntax highlighter active.
  • Fixed: Full text search matches were not highlighted for some full text expressions containing AND and NOT or if word contains quotes or apostrophes.
  • Fixed: No match if accented characters and wildcards were used with predicates LinkTo/LinkFrom in full text expressions.
  • Fixed: Python plugin generated error message with bad UTF8 for non-English Windows.
  • Fixed: No-wiki markup should not be considered inside preformatted block.
  • Fixed: A wrong path could be displayed in Insert Image dialog when selecting a file in Windows Vista/7.
  • Fixed: Menu for icon selection in Images and Files manager would be enabled even if the selected file was not linked to any topic.
  • Fixed: Topics containing several movies in sequence would not be exported correctly to HTML or HTML Help.
  • Fixed: Error while building Infobox of a topic belonging to a closed project.
  • Fixed: One icon for all .lnk files regardless of what they are linked to.
  • Fixed: Topics starting with $ were not rendered correctly in links.
  • Fixed: Bad UTF8 when scanning files/images.
  • Fixed: If $ASK command was incomplete a BAD_UTF8 error message could appear.
  • Fixed: PCRE error -8 due mal-formed command in long lines.
  • Fixed: Invalid XHTML ('</br>') in exported property/value pages.
  • Fixed: Thumb images 100% smaller than 90%.
  • Fixed: Sort order was not maintained between runs in Search Results view.
  • Fixes: Typing in viewer could thrown an exception if Topic List was not visible.
  • Fixed: Minor memory leaks.
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