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RecordEditor 0.88a

The RecordEditor is Data file Editor for Fixed Width (Text, binary, cobol), Csv and Xml Data files.
For Fixed width files, it can import Cobol Copybooks.

Changes:

* Problem fix wi"File" Export, issue with Help menu

Download Page: https://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/files/Prod/Version_0.88a/

Website: http://record-editor.sourceforge.net/

Posted by Bruce Martin 2012-06-19

RecordEditor 0.88

The RecordEditor is Data file Editor for Fixed Width (Text, binary, cobol), Csv and Xml Data files.
For Fixed width files, it can import Cobol Copybooks.

Changes:

* Enhanced HTML export
* Open exported File with default application
* Highlight changed fields in the Compare screen
* Minor Gui changes
* Minor changes to Help Menu (open manual / open forums etc)

Download Page: https://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/files/Prod/Version_0.88/... read more

Posted by Bruce Martin 2012-06-12

RecordEditor 0.86

The RecordEditor is Data file Editor for Fixed Width (Text, binary, cobol), Csv and Xml Data files.
For Fixed width files, it can import Cobol Copybooks.

Changes:
* Filter - And / or operators, extra selection lines + Start With operator
* Find - Start With operator, minor changes
* Minor Gui changes

Download Page: https://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/files/Prod/Version_0.86/

Website: http://record-editor.sourceforge.net/

Posted by Bruce Martin 2012-05-31

RecordEditor 0.85

The RecordEditor is Data file Editor for Fixed Width (Text, binary, cobol), Csv and Xml Data files.
For Fixed width files, it can import Cobol Copybooks.

Changes in version 0.85:

* Enhanced Record Selection Edit screen + problem fix's
* Minor layout editor changes + problem fix's
* Many minor GUI changes mostly related to Windows and Nimbus Laf
* New FileWizard reader for use when the file is not recognized.
* Minor updates/fixes for the Find function ... read more

Posted by Bruce Martin 2012-05-15

RecordEditor Version 0.80.6

RecordEditor 0.80.6

The RecordEditor is Data file Editor for Csv, Fixed Width (Text, binary, cobol) and Xml Data files.
For Fixed width files, it can import Cobol Copybooks.

** Rewrite of the Save As / Export functions. Changes include
- New SaveAs function
- Old SaveAs has become Export
- You can now specify the Xsl Transform Jars on the Export optioiExport option.
- When using Export AS Csv / Xml / Velocity etc, only the relavent panel is displayed.
The old Tab format is available as an Option (Edit Option>>>>Properties>>>>Other Options)
- New Export via Script (Jython, JRuby etc) option
- Option to Edit saved/exported File (if it is in a supported format: Xml, Csv, Fixed)
** Updated startup procedure (Windows UAC related).
** Copybooks and sample files have moved from the install directory to the user directory (UAC related).
** Option to set the size of the screen when the program starts (Edit Options >>>> Looks >>>> Screen properties)
** Layout Editor changes
- Support for using a Record-Layout multiple times in a Layout-Group.
- Extended Record Selection: More complicated record selection criteria can be entered. You can now: ~ Test multiple fields ~ Use >, >=, <, and <= comparisons ~ Use And and Or boolean operators
- Fixed a number of bugs in the Layout Editor.
** Delete key will delete selected records on the Line List screen
** Escape key will close most utility screens and the Single record Display
** Fixed several issue's on the Layout screen.

Download Page: https://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/files/Current_Test_Version/Version%200.80.6/... read more

Posted by Bruce Martin 2012-04-30

RecordEditor Version 0.80.2

The RecordEditor is Data file Editor for Csv, Fixed Width (Text, binary, cobol) and Xml Data files.

Changes in this release include:
On the SaveAs/Export screen there is
- Option to edit the output file (only if the recordEditor can work out the structure)
- Option to keep the screen open
- New Xsl transform option. You can use an external tool (e.g. saxon) but it must be allocated at RecordEditor Startup.
- Velocity / Xslt opotions now remember the extension last used with a particular Template ... read more

Posted by Bruce Martin 2012-03-13

RecordEditor Version 0.80.1

The RecordEditor is Data file Editor for Csv, Fixed Width (Text, binary, cobol) and Xml Data files.

Changes in this release include:
Tree (including Xml)
- New Tree Csv-Export
- 2 Tree Variables (root & nodeList) provided to Velocity templates
- 2 new Velocity Templates (zXmlStyleSheet1.vm & zXmlStyleSheet2.vm)

Cobol
- New option to import all Cobol Copybooks in a directory
- Reintroduced Batch load of cobol copybooks (see runCobolBatchLoad.Bat). This tool
allows single files to be loaded or whole directories

LayoutEditor
- A child record can be used multiple times in a Group record... read more

Posted by Bruce Martin 2012-03-05

reCsvEditor Version 0.69.2e

reCsvEditor is a Csv File Editor

Changes in this release
* Support for Fields names being on lines other than the first line
* Improved file structure detection
* Support for default column Values (Edit >>>> Update CSV columns)
* Fixed problems in load File_Description

Home Page: http://recsveditor.sourceforge.net/
Download Page: https://sourceforge.net/projects/recsveditor/files/reCsvEditor/

Posted by Bruce Martin 2011-03-07

RecordEditor Version 0.69.2d

RecordEditor v0.69.2d is available for download

RecordEditor - Editor for fixed width Files (also serves as the base for
Protocol Buffer & Avro Editors)

Changes in this release
* Fix for error when saving Empty Files
* Changes for Metal LAF
* Csv related changes

Download Page: https://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/files/Current_Test_Version/Version%200.69.2d/

Posted by Bruce Martin 2011-03-01

reCsvEditor Version 0.69.2d

The initial release of sister project reCsvEditor is now available.

reCsvEditor is a cross platform CsvEditor (written using java 6). It allows for a wide variety of field separators, adding / changing columns, changing seperators etc. It can also edit large files if needed.

Home Page: http://recsveditor.sourceforge.net/
Download Page: https://sourceforge.net/projects/recsveditor/files/reCsvEditor/

Posted by Bruce Martin 2011-02-23

RecordEditor Version 0.69.2c

RecordEditor Version 0.69.2c is available for downloading. Changes in this release include

* For simple CSV files - options to add, delete, nove and rename columns. Also Field Seperator and Quotes can be changed.
* Updated Save-As/Export disalogue - Improved CSV export and New Fixed-Width export option
* Update Option Screen, also most options now take affect immediately.
* Update Generic CSV dialogue to support Unicode CSV files.
* Updates for Nimbus also making Nimbus the default Look and Feel for Linux / Unix... read more

Posted by Bruce Martin 2011-02-15

RecordEditor Version 0.69.2b

The RecordEditor is an editor for Fixed Width, CSV and Cobol files (Text/Binary). The editor uses a file description to display / edit the data in a more readable form than a normal text editor.

Changes all relate to handling large files:
* The package will now use an "Overflow" file if the file being editted is to big to fit into memory.
* There a several new "File Models" that are used to optermise certain types of Large Files
* Some optermisation of Bin-Text IO routines.
* More Options "Big File Options" added to allow the optermisation of the RecordEditor for Big Files on your computer.... read more

Posted by Bruce Martin 2011-01-17

RecordEditor Version 0.69.2a

The RecordEditor is an editor for Fixed Width, CSV and Cobol files (Text/Binary). The editor uses a file description to display / edit the data in a more readable form than a normal text editor.

Changes include
* Support for much bigger files
* Save / Restore Field sequence details

Upgrade Zip can be downloaded at
https://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/files/Current_Test_Version/Version%200.69.2a/

Posted by Bruce Martin 2010-12-06

RecordEditor Version 0.69.1

RecordEditor Version 0.69.1 (production) release is now available

The RecordEditor is an editor for Fixed Width, CSV and Cobol Flat files (Text/Binary). The editor uses a file description to display / edit the data in a more readable form than a normal text editor

See http://record-editor.sourceforge.net/Record09.htm for more details on the 0.69 changes.

You can download this release at https://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/files/

Posted by Bruce Martin 2010-10-04

RecordEditor Version 0.69e (Test Version)

RecordEditor Version 0.69e (Test Version) is out. Changes are Bug Fix's +
some internal Changes (improve automatic Testing + support for other projects).
There are 3 installers + an upgrade file (new jars) for existing users (0.68 or latter)

See http://record-editor.sourceforge.net/Record09.htm for more details on the 0.69 changes.

You can download this release at https://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/files/

Posted by Bruce Martin 2010-05-17

Version 0.69b released

Version 0.69b (2nd test version) is available for download.
Changes include

* new Show/Hide field option in Tree views,
* Update of Hex displays,
* Support for multi Record files in the Layout Wizard
* Field Search in layout Wizard.

See http://record-editor.sourceforge.net/Record09.htm for more details on the changes.

The new version can be downloaded from http://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/files/

Posted by Bruce Martin 2010-03-25

Version 0.69a (test)

Version 0.69a (initial test version) is available for download. Changes include new Show/Hide field options, Hex display options, Unknown format layouts (if you just want to check the file out). See http://record-editor.sourceforge.net/Record09.htm for more details on the changes.

The new version can be downloaded from http://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/files/

Posted by Bruce Martin 2010-02-16

RecordEditor 0.68.2

RecordEditor Version 0.68.2 is available at https://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/files/. This release fixes a problem the HSQL version when runningin embeded DB mode *no HSQL server running).

Posted by Bruce Martin 2010-01-28

RecordEditor 0.68.1

Patch to the RecordEditor to better support multibyte characters (UTF-8 / 16) has been released. This change requires Requires RecordEditor 0.68.1 to be installed. See Current_Test_Version at https://sourceforge.net/project/admin/explorer.php?group_id=139274

Posted by Bruce Martin 2009-12-14

RecordEditor Version 0.68

RecordEditor Version 0.68 (production) is available at https://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/files/

Changes since last Test version (0.67) are minor. Changes since the last production version (0.65) include.

* A new copy utility, this utility allows copy Fixed Width files to/from delimited and XML file to Fixed Width / Delimited.
* Cobol support, including support for Open Cobol, cobol position utility. MicroFocus Cobol should be supported by the OpenCobol - micro focus mode.... read more

Posted by Bruce Martin 2009-11-24

RecordEditor Version 0.67 Test 2

RecordEditor Version 0.67 Test 2 has been released
The main changes in version 0.67 are

* Improved support for Cobol (particularly Open Cobol Fujitsu Cobol. Apart from Cobol there are a few bug fixes and minor enhancements.
* New File Copy utility, It can copy Fixed Width Files to / from Delimited and Xml to Fixed / Delimited.
* Improved embeed DB setup in the Generic version

HSQL DB version can now run in either Embeded or Server

It can be downloaded at https://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/files/

There are some notes on using the RecordEditor with Cobol here:
http://record-editor.sourceforge.net/Cobol.html

Posted by Bruce Martin 2009-08-24

RecordEditor Version 0.67 Test 1

RecordEditor Version 0.67 Test 1 is out.
The main change is improved support for Cobol (particularly Open Cobol Fujitsu Cobol. Apart from Cobol there are a few bug fixes and minor enhancements.

It can be downloaded at https://sourceforge.net/projects/record-editor/files/

There are some notes on using the RecordEditor with Cobol here:
http://record-editor.sourceforge.net/Cobol.html

Posted by Bruce Martin 2009-07-22

re2jasper

The add on re2jasper has been released as a separate project (http://ffreport.sourceforge.net/). This project provided a reports designer for the RecordEditor and mainframe cobol files

Posted by Bruce Martin 2009-07-17

RecordEditor Version 0.65 released

RecordEditor
The RecordEditor is a Data File editor for Flat Files
(delimited and fixed field position).
It supports Unix / PC / Legacy (e.g. Mainframe) file formats,
both Text and binary files. The Editor uses a Record-Layout
description to format the file for better viewing.
Data can be viewed in both table format (Single Table, 1 line at a time)
and several Tree formats.

Version 0.65 Changes include
* New Diff (file compare) Utility. This compare does a
Field by field compare; The advantages of this include
o Different types of files can be compared
(i.e fixed width files / CSV files).
o Can ignore fields
* Can save the definition of Filters, Sort Tree's and
Record Tree's and execute latter.
* Can Export/Import RecordLayouts as XML. These
record layouts can be used in JRecord to read and
write files in java. See http://jrecord.sourceforge.net/
* Can save files as XML.
* Enhanced Cobol Editor
* enhanced Sort Tree (field summary option added)... read more

Posted by Bruce Martin 2009-03-16

re2jasper version 0.65

re2jasper (RecordEditor to Jasper Reports)

re2jasper is a basic program to allow you to use RecordEditor Files (Typically Flat Fixed width files including Cobol / Mainframe Cobol files) in Jasper - Reports and IReport Designer (See file:///E:/Work/Temp/re2Jasper/Docs/re2jNetBean.htm)

Updates are:
* Will work with the upcomming RecordEditor 0.65
* Includes documentation for the new NetBeans based version of IReports... read more

Posted by Bruce Martin 2009-03-11

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