Far Manager 1.71 alpha 2 build 2112
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whatsnew 1.70 release -> 2104
[!] Command line prompt format has been extended with new commands.
[!] The '*' and '/' keys from the numpad are now called "Multiply" and "Divide". Those names will be used in macros instead of the symbols.
[+] When a non-existing file from the edit history is selected (by Enter), a prompt to create this file is shown.
[+] Macro-function "N=sleep(N)".
[+] Macro-constant "Far.Height".
[+] Macro-constant "Far.Title".
[+] Macro-constant "Title".
[+] Macro-constant "Drv.ShowPos".
[+] Macro-constant "Drv.ShowMode".
[+] Additional mode for displaying disk size (Ctrl-5) in disks menu - a Windows Explorer like mode. On by default.
[+] A mode for displaying parameters of network drives (Ctrl-9) in disks menu. Off by default.
[+] TechInfo#72 - allows to save plugin paths to the folders history.
[+] The Shift-Del hotkey in the disks menu allows to prepare a USB-disk for safe removal.
[+] Added a new command "Hotplug devices list" to the "Commands" (F9) menu that allows to remove hotplug devices.
[*] Some updates to the command line help (for far /?).
[*] Text of the wipe (Alt-Del) dialogs has changed.
[-] Incorrect handling of environment variables in CD and CHDIR commands.
[-] TechInfo#8 did not work.
[-] Incorrect handling of environment variables and relative paths in FAR command line switches.
[-] FAR crashed when started if the the value of "HistoryCount" (TechInfo#52) was smaller than the number of items in the history.
[-] Fixed the behaviour of Ctrl-Enter on non-existing items of edit/view history.
[-] The name of the "new" file ("?New File?") was sometimes added to the history (Shift-F4 Del Enter Esc).
[-] Incorrect processing of plugin paths in folders history.
[-] Paths of DriveLetter: type did not work for the passive panel when executing programs in Windows9x.
[-] Incorrect processing of command line commands that contained non OEM characters.
[-] [A|P]Panel.UNCPath returned '\' at the end.
[-] The fsplit macro functions was adding the plugin prefix to the file name when called from plugin's root folder.
[-] Incorrect processing of Dead-keys.
[-] FAR could crash if the tab size was changed while viewing a file.
[-] FAR could crash when opened as "far /e" with the clock set to visible.
[-] The screen was not redrawn correctly after calling the Editor or the Viewer functions with the ?F_IMMEDIATERETURN flag set.
[-] Calling ECTL_SAVEFILE from EE_READ for an existing file caused a wrong message of file being changed by an external application to be displayed.
[-] The "Screens" menu (F12) could have been shown incorrectly in a very wide console window.
[-] Incorrect positioning on a folder with national characters in its name when executing "FAR . Shift-Enter".
whatsnew 2104 -> 2112
[!] Far.Title now returns the full console title.
[+] Added "Del removes blocks in edit controls" to dialog settings.
[+] Errors in the folder creation process (F7) can be skipped when the "Process multiple names" option is set.
[+] TechInfo#73 - allows to define file extensions for batch files.
[*] Macro command Title in the viewer and editor returns the title that is specified in the status bar.
[-] Wrong selection of found text in the viewer.
[-] Incorrect sorting of strings differing only in length when "numeric sort" is on.
[-] Wrong positioning in Quick view after canceling the search dialog.
[-] The Quick view panel was overlapping the search progress bar when searching.
[-] Rare crash while creating folders (F7).
[-] Wrong console window title for the files/folders move operation.
[-] Instead of opening the folder in Explorer (using Shift-Enter) an attempt was made to run an executable file of the same name.