Version 18.2

October 10, 2018

New General Features

  • Greatly improved the speed of Find, Replace, Filter, CSV sort and other operations when opening very large files. Removed multi-threaded search/replace, as single-threaded search/replace is now faster.

  • In the new version, the status bar is highlighted for important messages.

Test results:




Comparison to v18.0

Find "abc" with "Count Matches" option

4.09 seconds

3.26 seconds

1.80 seconds

2.27 times faster

Replace "abc" with "@@@"

4.30  seconds

3.22 seconds

1.75 seconds

2.46 times faster

Filter "abc"

4.16 seconds

3.14 seconds

1.73 seconds

2.40 times faster

CSV Sort

0.797 seconds

0.781 seconds

0.500 seconds

1.60 times faster

CSV Sort by Multiple Columns (numbers, sort by 2 columns)

1.88 seconds

1.813 seconds

1.30 seconds

1.45 times faster

CSV Sort by Multiple Columns (numbers, sort by 3 columns)

3.02  seconds

3.02 seconds

2.19 seconds

1.38 times faster

\* Find/Replace/Filter: 538 MB, 10,000,000 lines, random ASCII data, Sort: 185 MB, 2,170,000 lines, CSV number data, Windows 10 (64-bit), Core i7-8700K, 32GB RAM.

New Options

  • Added the Sort by Occurrence Ascending and Sort by Occurrence Descending radio buttons to the Sort by Multiple Columns dialog box.

  • Added the Do not display the Save Workspace button in the "Save Changes?" dialog box check box to the Workspace page of the Customize dialog box.

New Commands

Plug-in API New Features

Macro New Features

  • Added the O (sorts by occurrence) option to the strColumns parameter of the Sort method.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed the bug where the Backup feature did not work.

  • Fixed customer-reported issues ( 1).