WinMerge 2.12.4 (stable) released

WinMerge is a Windows tool for visual difference display and merging, for both
files and directories. Unicode support. Flexible syntax coloring editor. Windows
Shell integration. Regexp filtering. Side-by-side line diff and highlights diffs
inside lines.

New in 2.12 stable releases:
- Tree-view for folder compare
- Include items in unique folders in compare results
- General compare result statuses
- Remember last used target folder for Copy/Move to in folder compare
- More accurate location pane
- Re-load files changed in disk behind WinMerge
- Refresh compare results after changing line filter
- Add option to show Open-dialog on WinMerge startup
- PCRE updated to version 7.8
- Installer can add WinMerge to system path
- New options page for Shell Integration options
- Better Unicode file detection for full contents compare
- Lots of bugs fixed

Notable in this release:
- Add more C/C++ types to syntax highlight
- Create config log file to My Documents-folder
- Bugfix: Reports had same left/right descriptions
- Bugfix: When conflict file saved trailing line-ending was lost
- Bugfix: File compare HTML reports use invald DOCTYPE
- Bugfix: "##" in file filter pattern caused an infinite loop
- Bugfix: Could select prediffer when plugins were disabled
- Bugfix: Opening mixed-EOL file one side forced both files to be handled as
mixed-eol files
- Bugfix: Didn't show correct EOL chars if whitespace chars were turned off and
again on
- Bugfix: Generated patch had wrong file time for UTF-16 files
- Bugfix: Did not export changed options values
- Bugfix: Reset the compare method to original if it was changed

The new version can be downloaded from:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=13216&package_id=11248

NOTE: 7-zip plugin installer is downloadable from:
http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=13216&package_id=143957

Posted by Tim Gerundt 2009-06-09

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