Actipro SyntaxEditor for WinForms 21.1.0

Actipro SyntaxEditor for WinForms 21.1.0
Adds support for semi-transparent text foregrounds, plus Microsoft .NET 5 and .NET Core 3.1 compatibility.


Feature Release

July 16, 2021 - 11:20
Actipro SyntaxEditor for WinForms 21.1.0
Actipro SyntaxEditor for WinForms
  • Added support for semi-transparent text foregrounds.
  • Added completion item inline descriptions that can render optional text along the right side of a completion list item. Updated the .NET Languages Add-on's Completion Override QuickStart to demonstrate the new feature.
  • Added a new IUnusedRegionTag that can be applied to ranges of unused code that should be rendered using partial transparency.
  • Added a new Unused Regions QuickStart to demonstrate the new unused regions feature.
  • Added features so the macro recording mechanism can be customized. Updates include a new IMacroAction interface, making the default MacroRecording object public, adding a virtual SyntaxEditor.CreateMacroRecording method, and more.
  • Added the SyntaxEditor.ViewActionExecuting event that is raised immediately before an edit action occurs within an editor view, allowing the action to be canceled.
  • Added the ICodeSnippetTemplateSessionEventSink.NotifySessionOpening method, allowing for code snippet declaration default text customization prior to text insertion.
  • Added SyntaxEditor.CanPointerWheelScrollUnfocusedViews property that can be set to false to prevent unfocused editor views from mouse wheel scrolling.
  • Added the CompletionFilter.KeyGesture property and support for key gestures to toggle filter UI buttons and tabs. Updated the Completion List Filtering QuickStart to demonstrate the new feature.
  • Added a new Adornments Highlight Range QuickStart to demonstrate how to manually tag any range of text with a custom classification and highlighting style.
  • Added support for a transparent plain text background.
  • Improved squiggle line height to scale with font size.
  • Improved exception reporting for an invalid dynamic lexer regular expression pattern range.
  • Improved high-DPI layout of the search overlay pane.
  • Improved printer view layout logic.
  • Improved the IOutliningManager.CollapseToDefinitions logic.
  • Improved the line commenter logic for determining the selection after a change.
  • Improved the token-caching mechanism.
  • Improved the logic for selection updates when text ranges are collapsed.
  • Improved the logic for selection updates as a result of text changes.
  • Improved the indentation guide display logic for scenarios with blank lines.
  • Improved the print dialog to support the Selection page range option.
  • Improved the copy/cut line logic when on the last view line.
  • Improved the line number margin to support bold/italic fonts.
  • Improved the scrolling experience when selecting in virtual space.
  • Improved outlining margin rendering.
  • Improved word wrap logic.
  • Updated the maximum document TabSize to 32.
  • Updated a quick info session to close when a pointer wheel is scrolled.
  • Updated a quick info session to close when its target SnapshotRange is changed to zero-length while the session is open.
  • Updated the scroll distance when clicking on a scrollbar track.
  • Updated clicks in various view locations to ensure the containing view is focused.
  • Updated clicks in the outlining margin to select the view line.
  • Updated how outlining nodes expand in response to text changes around them.
  • Updated the trigger logic for an auto-corrector.
  • Updated Esc key handling while incremental search mode is active to deactivate the mode, but not collapse the selection.
  • Updated the left/right selection adjustment edit actions to support virtual space without having to hold Alt when in Block selection mode.
  • Updated the EditorSnapshotChangingEventArgs/EditorSnapshotChangedEventArgs.TypedText properties to no longer require a single operation. As a result, incremental search and parameter info can now function with block and multiple selections.
  • Updated text changes that retain selection to not scroll the editor view to the caret.
  • Updated clicks in a view to ensure the parent Form is activated.
  • Refactored how text offsets are mapped to view character indices and vice versa.
  • Refactored how text selection over a collapsed outlining node is handled.
  • Refactored how SyntaxEditor.DocumentTextChanged events are raised to ensure that they occur in snapshot version order.
  • Increased the maximum outlining node depth.
  • Validated Microsoft .NET 5 compatibility.
  • Added NuGet packages for Microsoft .NET Core 3.1 variations of the assemblies.
  • Realigned API namespaces for clarity and consistency with other platforms.