Version 21.4

December 22, 2021

New General Features

  • Enabled Automatic Updates on the Free version (previously, only the Professional version supported Automatic Updates).

  • Enabled the ability to disable Notifications and/or the Notification Balloon tip on the Free version (previously, only the Professional version allowed disabling Notifications and/or the Notification Balloon tip).

  • Used Meiryo UI for Japanese, Malgun Gothic for Korean, and Segoe UI for other languages as default dialog box fonts (customizable in the Window page of the Customize dialog box).

  • Separated the CSV/Sort toolbar into the CSV toolbar and Sort toolbar. The Sort toolbar is one of basic toolbars and customizable.

  • Added the Transpose, Pivot Table and Unpivot buttons to the Sort toolbar.

  • The new version allows recording some selections with the mouse to macros.

  • Improved the speed of Combine Columns, Split Columns, and Encode/Decode Selection commands while columns are selected in the CSV mode.

Test results:




Combine Columns*1

13.5 seconds

1.23 seconds

11.0 times faster

Split Column*2

5.56 seconds

2.66 seconds

2.09 times faster

*1 Select all 16 columns, Concatenate, String to insert: ";".

*2 Use a file saved after *1, Split all into columns, Separator: ";".

All: 1.99 GB, 15.9 million lines, random CSV data. Default options except Always Discard Lengthy Undo Information to Accelerate on, 16 threads, Windows 11, Core i9-11900K, 64GB RAM, 2TB SSD.

New Options

  • Added the Locale-dependent Uppercase/Lowercase check box to the Edit page of the Customize dialog box.

  • Added the Run macros asynchronously by default check box to the Options page of the Customize Macros dialog box.

  • Added the Remove empty strings, Remove duplicate strings, and Sort strings check boxes, and How to Sort list box to the Combine Columns dialog box.

  • Added the Dialog box font drop-down list box to the Window page of the Customize dialog box.

  • The New button in the Toolbars dialog box became a split button. Clicking ▼ allows you to reset a new toolbar as the Basic or Sort toolbar.

  • Added the Pivot Table and Unpivot dialog boxes.

New Commands

Plug-in New Features

Macro New Features