PROGRESS Tools
What's new

26.11.2017 - Piew 5.29

Added:

  • When Piew start first time - try use Consolas font instead of Courier New. If you don't use Consolas yet - set it manually
  • Added support for codepage ISO 8859-15 (Latin 9) - problem with Euro sign in CP850

Updated:

  • Removed Default codepage (duplicity with Western European 1252, it was confusing - result of change in version 5.27)
  • Align DEF VAR - now using short names, everybody use them :-)
  • Align DEF VAR - variable scope is now aligned too + right padded
  • Docking system - fixed rare bug when starting new tab can cause crash
  • Icons for Un/Comment and Add/Del Annotation

Fixed:

  • Bug when in empty Project explorer was enabled context menu (crash after selecting action)
  • Bug when using settings on empty environment (no file) can cause crash
  • Russian codepage CP866 that was break in version 5.27

15.11.2017 - Piew 5.28

Fixed:

  • Bug when calling PROGRESS applications (Data dictionary, Compiler..) say that can't find file

08.11.2017 - Piew 5.27

Added:

  • New version dll
  • In statusbar you can see file encoding information ANSI or UTF-8
  • Added settings for default file encoding (ANSI or UTF-8). Default is ANSI
  • Added possibility place to custom tools also www links. Example Caption: "Google Search" Path: https://www.google.com/search?q=%4 (%4 will be replaced in runtime for currently selected word)
  • Added Comment Style:
    Multi - each line has own comment /* line1 */, /* line2 */ - this style use Progress in procedure editor
    Block - one comment for all lines /* line1, line2 */
    Single - single-line comment is used for all lines // line1, // line2
    Now is default Multi. Before it was Block so if you don't like this style change it in settings back

Updated:

  • Warning! Changed meaning of the Default charset. Now means code page 1252 (Western European). This prevents unexpected behavior and crashes on East Asia systems where default locales are different. If you are not Western European and you use diacritics then change in Settings / Environment / Font Charset from Default to your codepage

01.11.2017 - Piew 5.25

Added:

  • Support for abbreviated keywords. This allows to define language keywords using a compressed syntax, e.g.: char(acter, var(iable. No more missing syntax keywords due abbreviation!
  • Option to display the file information in the window title - Filename Only, Filename and Directory and Full Pathname

Updated:

  • Changed behavior of F8 (Show Tables, Fields). Now pressing the ENTER, TAB keys just write TABLE without opening FIELDS list. Pressing "." key automatically opens FIELDS list to continue selection. Before you must always press F8 to continue selection
  • When you clone window then it's opened default on top of current window

Fixed:

  • Fixed bug when the first selected word that matched to replace was ignored
  • Fixed disabling windows when doing run, check or compile. On more opened tabs it was switching always to last tab
  • Fixed bug when you start typing in F8 (Show Tables, Fields) and old string is appended to new one in editor

22.10.2017 - Piew 5.23

Added:

  • Rewritten settings to be more transparent. Now it's all in one place grouped by own category

Fixed:

  • Fixed bug when window remember negative position from second monitor

10.10.2017 - Piew 5.21

Fixed:

  • bug when on switching to TEXT, XML or HTML windows Piew disable edit

08.10.2017 - Piew 5.20

Added:

  • Search to database browser
  • New information to database browser: Format and Label. For this new functionality has been changed format of dumps (.csv versions) -> updated script DB_Dump\Dump_Tables.p. You should create new dump otherwise loading old databases will fail! .df versions of dumps are ok
  • Possibility display/hide field type in database browser. In settings you can decide what fit best to you (with or without type, default without)
  • Copy to clipboard to database explorer (shortcut + context menu)
  • If you write some text and press F8 (Show Tables, Fields) it show you list of all tables that begins with your text. No need enter end postfix "." to display list
  • Added short keyword "info" to official keyword list

Updated:

  • Settings menu is now enabled in empty environment
  • Disable edit on all windows when doing run, check or compile
  • Updated docking system (3.0.1)
  • Random tab colors setting is now default off on new installation

Fixed:

  • some internal shortcut enable/disable functionality

14.09.2017 - Piew 5.18

Added:

  • New themes Solarized light and Solarized dark (slightly modified from original)
  • Remember last opened tab in settings
  • Settings for table case
  • Tooltip over search textbox in file explorer with information about items count and load time in file browsing mode
  • Keyword "param" to official keyword list
  • Extra check on PROGRESS executable before calling it (if exists)

Updated:

  • Converter for Visual Studio color schemes (v1.20). Missing changes colors in output, HTML and XML Tag fix, XML Entity fix
  • Docking system (3.00)
  • from Dump_Tables.p removed table case (now is processing inside Piew)

Fixed:

  • Bug with maximized window start
  • Bug with "File '' not exist!" when starting another Piew instance with some parameters but without file path and "Allow only 1 copy of Piew at a time" is on
  • Bug with refreshing code explorer when reloading file by external change
  • Bug when you try running PROGRESS executable more times

05.09.2017 - Miner 1.10

Fixed:

  • "Error initializing audio" on 64bit Windows. Compiled as 32bit application (audio engine was 32bit)

Updated:

  • fmodex.dll 4.44.27 -> 4.44.46 (last released FMOD Ex version)

25.08.2017 - FileTractor 1.70

Added: new rule: Replace strings from list, moved all rules to combobox, changed logic of the engine

23.07.2017 - Piew 5.17

Added:

  • Context menu to file explorer for file/folder operations
  • New file functionality to file explorer: Rename (F2), Create new folder, Cut (move), Copy and Paste
  • Tooltip over search textbox in file explorer with information about total searched files, load and search time
  • Double click on Project item in Project explorer now open Project properties
  • Right mouse click on nodes in Code, Database & Project explorers now can select items
  • If you are searching files and focus is inside file list, pressing ESC here can exit search mode (before only inside search textbox)

Updated:

  • Syntax highlighter keywords to Openedge 11.7
  • In Project explorer changed name for Delete action to Remove (was confusing)
  • Main PROPATH folder in file explorer is now uppercased and bold for better overview (if it's turned On)
  • In Project explorer moved some actions from Toolbar to context menu (New File, New Folder, Remove, Project properties)
  • Code, Database & Project explorers have now full row selection indicator
  • Docking system (2.16)

Fixed:

  • Refresh inside PROPATH folder in file explorer (don't jump outside)

02.06.2017 - Piew 5.16

Added:

  • Custom color settings for "highlight occurrence by double-click" feature (it's "Selection" foreground color in settings)

Updated:

  • All themes - tweaked highlight occurrence colors (just import your theme again)

Fixed:

  • Problem with initialising some fonts that doesn't support style Regular

01.05.2017 - Piew 5.15

Added:

  • Added custom color settings for "Track Changes in margin" feature. There was some bad behavior on default theme - yellow is hard to see on yellow background :)
  • In TEXT highlighter added bookmark margin, it was not visible

Updated:

  • All themes - tweaked changes colors (just import your theme again)

27.04.2017 - Piew 5.14

Added:

  • Support for DOS codepage CP850 (Latin-1, Western European languages: Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish) Please confirm me somebody that Russian CP866 is still working after this update :-)
  • New DarkBlue theme
  • Possibility set line numbers color (it's "Current line" foreground color in settings) Now looks line numbers better for the eyes, they are not so contrast as before

Updated:

  • Old themes - tweaked line numbers colors (just import your theme again)
  • Converter for Visual Studio color schemes (v1.10). Now accept also line numbers color

17.04.2017 - Piew 5.13

Added: "Track Changes in margin" feature. If you edit some line a small color square appear on the left margin. Yellow - line was changed, Green - changed line was saved. It will last until you close file. It's very simple based, so there can be some glitches. If you return line to original state, line stay marked because in past there were changes so mark don't disappear

10.04.2017 - Piew 5.12

Fixed: updated sending of parameter "-param" to run.p (there was again problem with run, check and compile) now i send it as the last parameter, because PROGRESS take it all after this command as part of the parameter (ignores "")

04.04.2017 - Piew 5.11

Added: Button for quick opening site with Visual Studio color schemes New setting "Piew is running on Server Core (Windows) installation". It will fix error when you try use open save dialog Error catching for generic run actions Fixed: Saving colors for TEXT scheme Version parsing on "Check for updates" (homepage was slightly updated)

24.03.2017 - Piew 5.10

Added: Converter for Visual Studio color schemes - https://studiostyl.es. Check in Piew directory for \Themes\Converter.exe. You can browse online for ~4000 schemes, or you can create some by yourself and use it in Piew If you need find Piew path, you can read it from registry, value "Path": HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\VB and VBA Program Settings\Piew\Settings, this value is saved after using menu Settings in Piew Updated: Again simplified configuration files for schemes. Now each scheme has only one file for all highlighters (PROGRESS, TEXT, HTML, XML) Updated selection and annotations colors in included schemes (reset or import scheme for better look) Registry settings moved back from Piew3 to Piew (previous registry key is deleted if exist) Selection is now rendered with alpha transparency instead of solid color Fixed: Fixed missing highlighting on some HTML elements (ASP Start Tag)

23.03.2017 - FileTractor 1.61

Fixed: maxlength of text fields that was set just to 8 characters

08.03.2017 - Piew 5.03

Added: Added shortcut to code explorer for Refresh (F5), Added shortcut (F12) for switching between code editor and explorers

21.02.2017 - PROGRESS R-code Decompiler 4.10

What's new: Added ODBC link for v8, Added new statements: 1 (v11), 1 (v10), 1 (v9), Updated statements: 1 (v11), 1 (v10), 1 (v9), Fixed false alarm by checking variable names, Improved display of variable prefix, Some object types added, Better bracket processing, Some internal databases rewriten to collections (faster, easy work), Fixed bug with displaying include files, Updated attributes to PROGRESS v11.6 and a lot of improvements

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