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Jindent 4.0.2 released

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Jindent Commander:
New feature:
  • Added refresh button for file system.
Bugfixes:
  • On Jindent Commander's startup some CD drives on Windows NT systems reported "There is no disk in the drive. Please insert a disk into drive.". This is fixed now.
  • Saving and reloading of environment variables and sorting trees in Jindent Commander failed. This is fixed now.
  • If closing window of unsaved Jindent Commander then a dialog pops up asking "Quit and discard unsaved changes?". The cancel button of this dialog had no effect. This is fixed now.
Jindent Customizer:
Bugfixes:
  • If closing window of unsaved Jindent Customizer then a dialog pops up asking "Quit and discard unsaved changes?". The cancel button of this dialog had no effect. This is fixed now.

Jindent 4.0.1 released

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Jindent Commander:Jindent Commander:
  • Bugfix: Reloading of saved Commander settings did not work. This is fixed now.

Jindent 4.0.0 released

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Jindent Java formatter:
New features:
  • Support for all new Java 5.0 language features:
    • Annotations and annotation type declarations added.
    • Enum declarations added.
    • varargs token added
    • static import declaration added.
    • Enhanced for loop added.
    • Support for generics added.
  • Support for assert tokens but still keeps downwards compatibility to previous Java versions.
  • Unique full-control sorting support for all source code elements:
    • Sorting of: annotation types, enum constants, enums, classes, interfaces, static fields, static initializers, fields, initializers, constructors, methods, inner classes, inner interfaces and import declarations.
    • Sorting attributes can be:
      • Names
      • Access modifiers
      • abstract, final, native, static, strictfp, synchronized, volatile, transient modifiers
      • Annotation modifier
      • Method/class/interface/enum/field names
      • Field types
      • return values of methods
      • Parameter counts of methods/constructors
      • Method types: getters, has-getters, is-getters, setters, ordinary methods
      • Import names
      • Import static modifier
      • Import membership: belongs to JDK, does not belong to JDK
    • Insertion of comments between source code elements to separate them into thematic divisions.
  • Improvement of line wrapping algorithm:
    • Improved stability in line wrapping algorithm.
    • Introduction of new line wrapping policies.
    • Improved detection of big gaps in line wrapping.
    • New line wrapping switches for method/constructor declarations. Wrap lines: always, never, on demand, if line exceeds.
    • New line wrapping switches for method/constructor calls. Wrap lines: always, never, on demand, if line exceeds.
    • Improved of wrapping of throws, extends and implements. Wrap lines: always, never, on demand, if line exceeds.
    • Improved line wrapping of code containing trailing comments.
  • Completely new grouped and fine grained formatting switches for white spaces and padding.
  • Introduction of native Jindent installer (bundled with and without JRE) for most common operating systems:
    • All windows systems
    • Linux systems
    • Solaris (sparc) systems
    • MacOS
  • New brace style partitioning for enum and annotation declarations.
  • New brace style switches to receive a more spacious formatting style.
  • Enhanced insertion of blank lines after left braces.
  • Several predifined brace style presets.
  • Introduction of extension manager to support several language formatter.
  • New formatting switches for empty statements and declarations.
  • General improvement of comment handling.
  • Indentation of commented out source code chunks to current indentation level.
  • New JavaDoc insertion support for annotation type declarations and enumerations.
  • Alignment of default values in annotation type declarations.
  • Improved scheme and handling of header/footer detection and insertion.
  • General improvement of blank line switches and new switches for statements
  • Support for Mac text encoding.
  • Improved grouping of messages and warnings.

Bugfixes:
  • Comment /***/ was used throw error in Jindent. This is fixed.
  • Fixed some blank line and formatting bugs with multiline comments appearing as trailing comments.
  • Fixed problem with method names or variable names using keyword assert.
  • 'Maximal gap size of indentations' works for all formattings now.
  • Blanklines in switch-case statements will be now inserted after break, return and throw statements.
  • A lot of other bug fixes.

Jindent Commander:
New features:
  • Completely new design of Jindent Commander.
  • Full integration of Jindent Customizer.
  • New and easy file selection mechanism.
  • Introduction of source code preview dialog.
  • Preview of Jindent's message and warning generation.
  • File filters.
  • Partial recursive selection mode.
  • Jindent projects can be executed by the Jindent command line application without Jindent Commander.
  • Flippable splitpanes allow individual configuration of the Jindent Commander GUI.

Jindent Customizer:
New features:
  • Completely new redesign of Jindent Customizer topics and GUI.
  • Introduction of source code preview dialog:
    • Immediately shows the new formatting effects of changed Jindent settings.
    • Build in source code files for meaningful previews.
    • Optional usage of user defined source code files in preview.
    • Syntax highlighting for all kind of source codes.
    • Toggle of special formatting symbols in preview. Symbols for: tabulators, spaces and line breaks.
    • Free scaling of preview font size to see all effects of line wrapping or to zoom into other regions of interest.
    • Preview of Jindent's message and warning generation.
  • Improvement of Help On Click system: Online help for all settings available.
  • Introduction of context menu in template settings to automatically insert environment variables.
  • Improved handling of environment variables.
  • Automatic import of Jindent settings from previous versions.
  • Registration of license keys can now be easily proceed in Jindent Customizer.

Jindent Plugins:
New features:
  • Completely new rewritten IntelliJ IDEA 4.5 plugin:
    • Automatic installation through native installer.
    • Formatting menu item in editor's context menu.
    • Formatting menu item in file navigation's context menu.
    • Formatting of single files, directories, packages and whole projects.
    • Undo for all formatting options.
    • Shows formatting progress bar.
    • Build in Jindent Customizer and preview for easy configuration of plugin.
    • Help On Click support in plugin.
    • Support for optimization of import declarations.
    • Show messages, warnings and errors in dialog.
    • Click on messages and the according file opens up in editor window. Cursor is located on the source code line which is causing the message.

  • Completely new rewritten JDeveloper 10g plugin:
    • Automatic installation through native installer.
    • Formatting menu item in editor's context menu.
    • Formatting menu item in file navigation's context menu.
    • Formatting of single files, directories, packages and whole projects.
    • Undo for all formatting options.
    • Shows formatting progress bar.
    • Build in Jindent Customizer and preview for easy configuration of plugin.
    • Help On Click support in plugin.
    • Show messages, warnings and errors in JDeveloper console.
    • Click on messages and the according file opens up in editor window. Cursor is located on the source code line which is causing the message.

Jindent Manual:
New features:
  • Completely rewritten Jindent manual.
  • Detailed source code examples for all settings and switches.
  • Many screenshots for improved explanation.

Jindent 3.5.2 released

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Bugfixes:

  • Jindent's license scheme threw validation error on JRE 1.5.0 Update 2. This is fixed now.

Jindent 3.5.1 released

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Changes/New Features in Jindent:

  • New pricelist and license scheme for site licenses added.


Bugfixes in Jindent

  • Fixed NullPointerException in array declarations combined with ternary expressions.


Bugfixes in JindentCommander 1.12

  • Added scrollbar to Environment dialog.
  • Fixed unicode support in JindentCommander output.


Bugfix in JindentCustomizer 1.21

  • Added scrollbar to Environment dialog.