Twistpad is a fully featured Text Editor for Windows. Twistpad can be used as a simple notepad replacer, or an featured packed editor targeting web and software developers. Features include Easy to design syntax highlighting
Version: 3.0 SR1Twistpad is a fully featured Text Editor for Windows.
Operating System: Windows
Twistpad can be used as a simple notepad replacer, or an featured packed editor targeting web and software developers.
Twistpad supports a full range of syntax highlighting for the most popular formats out of the box (HTML, ASP, XML, C++, Pascal, etc) but it's strength relies on the easy to create new highlighting schemes.
Handling text is no problem in Twistpad, besides the usual clipboard operations, there is a wide range of formatting commands that will simplify your work whenever you need.
Written in native Windows code, you can be sure that no system DLL's are installed or altered.
Performance is also something we had in mind when designing Twistpad, so fast startup time, and fast parsing of text are guaranteed
Other features include Unicode support, Spell Checking and Active Spell Checking, compare text files (even currently edited ones), Export to Rich Text Format and HTML, Find and Replace in Files, Project Management, Auto-Complete, Auto-Replace, Auto-Recover, Tools / Compiler support, configurable Toolbar / Editor Context Menu / Shortcuts / Colors, advanced text format (join lines remove empty lines, etc.), text sort and many more features.
Version 3.0 SR1: Now available in two separate editions: Professional (32 and 64 bit) Free for non commercial use (32 bit only) MDI (Multiple document Interface) replaced by tabbed view Native 64 bit version now available Better support for high DPI display modes New visual refresh Spell checker replaced by the Hunspell Spelling engine (OpenOffice Speller) Changed default editor colors to a more modern scheme If font size is altered with the mouse wheel it becomes the default size and is applied to all open windows Improved: General stability and speed 64 bit version can handle much larger files Improved: Docking window System Improved: Find Window Improved: Syntax Selector Improved: Print preview dialog Improved: Binary files warning New Command: "Invert Lines" New Command: "Cycle UPPER/lower case" New Command: "Dictionaries" to select active dictionaries New command to swap the file compare order in the Compare window "Compare With" Command now displays loaded documents in a sub-menu for a quick compare "Open With" Command now displays the internal "Open With" dialog instead of the Windows Dialog. "Copy as HTML" is now compatible with Gmail and other web based email providers. "Auto Reload" Now logs every change to the output window "Auto Reload" can now be paused Shift+Right click on Tab will display the file context menu Import / Export menus merged New option: Warn when opening locked files "Auto Correct" renamed as "Proofing" and now contains "Replace as you type" and "Spelling" options Options removed: Maximize document on open Gutter font (same font as editor will be used) Left Margin (is now automatic) Commands removed: File: Properties File: Mail All (As Attachment) Tools: Run, Explorer and Find Files Tools: Spelling Options (moved to Preferences / Proofing) View: Switch Bar Window: All MDI related commands (Tile, Cascade, Minimize all windows, arrange minimized windows) List mode in Dock File Browser has been removed Windows 2000 and Windows XP are no longer supported (Version 2.6 is still available and can be used in those OS) Fixed: Default Syntax could not be set in the options Fixed: Could not open locked files Fixed: Closing the application while doing a search Fixed: No Syntax selection in "Show Only On" "External Tools options" Fixed: Incremental search in Compare window Lots of other bug and usability fixes Some customization options have been removed Major internal code restructure on certain areas Updated Help File
Version 2.6: When a file cannot be saved due to insufficient permissions, it can now be retried as administrator Save All command will ignore files that cannot be saved due to insufficient permissions (Information displayed on the output window) New dock file browser mode: Tree view instead of file list New command: "Auto Scroll" to automatically scroll the current document New command: "Reload Automatically" to automatically reload the current document every X seconds Added a new status panel : Folder (of the active document) New option to only capture clipboard operations within Twistpad The Paste command now displays a sub menu with the collected clipboard items Multiple paste menu now pre-selects the second item in the clipboard list on popup Internal Clipboard no longer needs the Clipboard dock window visible to collect items New Option to wrap Quick search commands Added Incremental Search command to the Compare Window views Added a "Open File Location" command to the search results list to open the file in Explorer Added a new option to use the current folder (and type) in the Find/Replace in files dialog Quote commands now anchor to text instead of starting at the beginning of the line Quote commands now support column selection Editor ruler can now be hidden via right click Improved the algorithm of automatic detection of UTF-8 files without signature File history sub-menus will only be shown if there are items Favorites sub-menu will always be shown and not only when there are favorite files SDF Files (Twistpad Syntax definition files) can now be automatically installed if opened in Twistpad Editor gutter can now be used to select lines New warning when replacing all without the "Wrap text" option Improvements to the Close dialog Improvements to the Reload modified files dialog Improvements to the detection of files changed outside Twistpad Improvements to the Customize dialog Improvements to the Compare window Redesigned some toolbar images General usability improvements Fixed: Faster replace on a Replace All command Fixed: Go to line in Compare window Fixed: Unicode characters in Compare window Fixed: Detection of current document deleted or moved when Twistpad was activated Fixed: Improved performance on files with long lines Fixed: Invalid folder on multiple folders search Fixed: Internal clipboard items were not restored in certain scenarios Fixed: Improved Quote commands Fixed: Escape key now cancels folder look up in the Find/Replace in files dialog instead of closing the dialog Fixed: Resizable dialogs did not have a close button Fixed: No printers installed unhandled exception on Windows 10 Updated Help file New editor theme: Zen Minor bug fixes
Version 2.52 SR1: Due to popular demand, the Find / Replace in files dialog is now resizable again Fixed: Warning when searching in an invalid folder Fixed: Refreshing in the Compare Window would raise an error Minor Bug Fixes
Version 2.52: Clipboard history now retains IdentPaste, line copy and block select mode when reusing a stored clipboard item Improved display of the Paste Multiple menu Multiple Items paste now shows hint with the history contents New Commands: Next and Previous modified line to quickly jump between edited sections in the current document Copying from the compare window now supports IdentPaste and line copy mode when pasting in the main editor Added First and Last Difference commands in the Compare Window Added a new command in the Compare window to switch between vertical and horizontal views Shortcuts in Compare window can now be customized in the customize dialog New option to display the compare overview bar on the left of the window Feedback on line jumped via double click in the Output window is now displayed on the Status bar Numbers are now highlighted in the Output window Toggle Bookmark command now shows the current bookmark list in sub-menu (same view as the Dock Bookmark window) New Option in Find\Replace in Files: "Search in hidden items" Replace in files now makes a backup for replaced files (only when the option "Create Backup Copy" is selected) Reorganized the "Find\Replace in files" dialog Updated some command button icons New command line Switch to Jump to line of the file opened, after the file path specify the line number. Eg: c:\twistpad.exe "c:\file.txt" xxxx Fixed: Warning of failure to make the replace in read only files (No indication that the replacement was not done) Fixed: In the compare window, if there was only one difference and on the first line, Twistpad would crash Fixed: Editing a line in the editor, right after a jump from the search results would delete that line Fixed: When searching in opened files, current document changes would be lost Fixed: Same select mode in main editor and compare displays Fixed: Same Gutter colors in main editor and compare displays Fixed: Join Lines command now discards any indent spaces when joining the lines Fixed: double click a number in the output window sometimes would not jump to the respective line number Updated Help file Other minor bug fixes and tweaks
Version 2.51: Added a interface to edit snippet sets Improved snippet editing directly from the dock window, allowing to create new set of snippet and delete sets of snippets without having to manually edit the snippet files Added a Copy Snippet command on the Snippet dock window Twistpad can now act as a standalone compare tool, the included "TwistCompare.Exe" when invoked with two files in the command line will launch the Twistpad compare window or using the command line switch "/C" (and 2 files) directly into Twistpad command line When comparing a file with older revisions, other revisions can now be selected directly in the Compare window New shortcuts to find next and previous differences in the Compare window (F2\Shift F2) Added a quick find forward\backward in the Compare window (like in the editor: select text press F3\Shift F3) New option to make searches of text and differences wrappable in the Compare window Added a menu entry to display file properties in the File History dialog Favorites are now displayed in the File Menu (Note: This menu entry is only visible if there are favorite files defined) Pressing the "Esc" key now reverts the auto-correction (if pressed immediately after) New Option: Wait X minutes: Interval between saved backups (Only available in "Full History" backup type) Updated display of "non loaded" file contents Inserting a clip item will now send the item to the clipboard and to the top of the clipboard list Added a warning the when running a macro more then once Fixed: Sometimes inserting a snippet would add repeated lines Fixed: Copying from then Compare window would not ignore deleted lines Fixed: Viewer 1 from the Compare window background color Fixed: Sometimes the clipboard window would stop collecting items Fixed: Next\Previous function commands (and goto dialog) would not work correctly when function list was sorted alphabetically Fixed: Refreshing a comparison between a file and a revision would make the history file loose the syntax highlight Fixed: Document statistics command would hang Twistpad if the document had long lines Fixed: Lag editing remote stored files Fixed: Zoom in the Compare window was not synchronized Fixed: Switch Window would sometimes display a horizontal scrollbar Fixed: Bookmarks were always set on document 1 in the Compare window Updated Help file Other Minor bug fixes and tweaks
Version 2.5 SR2: Pressing the "Esc" key now cancels formatting commands Fixed: Gutter line numbers where switched in compare window Fixed: Keywords containing na "equal" sign could not be used as a keyword in syntax definition (Syntax would return na error) Fixed: Some issues with the plug-in interface Other Minor bug fixes