Release Notes

Charcoal Editor 2

Version History

v2.3.4 (April 8, 2019)

  • Fixed - Improvements to CharcoalParser module

v2.3.2 (February 6, 2019)

  • Added - Option to always use UTF-8 file encoding on Open and Save operations (overrides system)
  • Added - Select and find next/previous hotkeys
  • Added - Activating find/replace without a selection will select the word under cursor
  • Fixed - Find next/previous hotkeys don't function when find/replace dialog is closed
  • Fixed - Clearing current selection with Esc key should only occur if find/replace dialog is closed (otherwise, close dialog)

v2.3.1 (January 21, 2019)

  • Added - Support for Maya 2019
  • Added - Display error/warning message for the current line in the Status Bar
  • Added - Display total error and warning counts for the active editor in the Status Bar
  • Added - Right-click context menu for the Status Bar to show/hide display options
  • Added - MEL command flag to open a file in the editor (-openFile)
  • Fixed - Spelling error in Preferences dialog
  • Fixed - Minor tweaks to about details

v2.2.1 (December 15, 2018)

  • Added - Mouse wheel scroll changes active tab (user preference)
  • Fixed - Workspace path, when saved to ini file, should use a relative path if in Maya prefs workspace folder
  • Fixed - A move line selection should ignore the last line if the selection's end block position is zero
  • Fixed - Locked tabs shouldn't block active tab changes in the code editor tab bar
  • Fixed - Switching workspaces not working as expected
  • Fixed - Close Workspace doesn't do anything practical (removed)
  • Fixed - Possible crash after reloading plug-in and performing a clipboard operation

v2.1.14 (November 1, 2018)

  • Added - Preference to enable word wrap in the output window
  • Fixed - Save As/Renaming loses current Outline View expanded state
  • Fixed - Save As/Renaming doesn't update the tooltip path in the tab bar

v2.1.12 (October 15, 2018)

  • Fixed - Incorrect indent when cursor block position is less than indent length (auto-indent)

v2.1.11 (August 31, 2018)

  • Added - Option to disable highlighting in the output window
  • Fixed - Output highlighting not refreshing on PgUp/PgDown
  • Fixed - Output window not updating until after a script completes execution
  • Fixed - Lots of text in the output window slows the display of new output

v2.1.9 (August 17, 2018)

  • Fixed - Indent to bracket may have incorrect indent when using tab indent formatting
  • Fixed - Prev non-whitespace method only checks back one previous character

v2.1.8 (August 15, 2018)

  • Added - Indent to bracket option for Python and MEL
  • Fixed - Find next/previous should center on scroll
  • Fixed - Default highlight color for found text in output window is too bright

v2.1.7 (August 7, 2018)

  • Fixed - In rare cases the preference dialog ptr is unexpectedly deleted resulting in a lockup

v2.1.6 (August 2, 2018)

  • Fixed - Matching closing bracket not added if cursor is immediately to the left of another bracket
  • Fixed - Pressing the script editor button, when CE2 window is visible, doesn't raise the window
  • Fixed - Text in a Python script that matches Qt (C++) string formatting args causes an auto-completion error
  • Fixed - Ctrl+Mouse Wheel should fast scroll when mouse wheel font resizing is disabled

v2.1.5 (July 11, 2018)

  • Fixed - Second seek occurs after selecting an item in the Outliner
  • Fixed - Find next/previous, with case-sensitivity enabled, includes case-insensitive matches
  • Fixed - Find/replace dialog displays incorrect match count

v2.1.4 (July 2, 2018)

  • Fixed - When docked, CE2 hotkeys are overriding Maya hotkeys even when not in focus
  • Fixed - Return/Shift+Return should Find Next/Previous when Search LE has focus
  • Fixed - When Quick Help is activated with selected text, focus should remain in the code editor
  • Fixed - Collapsing the Side Bar should restore focus to the code editor

v2.1.2 (June 13, 2018)

  • Fixed - Auto-complete slowdown on Python import statements
  • Fixed - General performance improvements

v2.1.1 (June 4, 2018)

  • Added - Linux support
  • Added - macOS support
  • Added - Rename item to tab bar context menu
  • Updated - CE2 logging prefix

v2.0.1 (May 16, 2018)

  • Initial Release