Indent Guides v13

Rating:        Based on 2 ratings
Reviewed:  2 reviews
Downloads: 5772
Change Set: d641eb2e07dd
Released: Jun 23, 2013
Updated: Jul 12, 2013 by Zooba
Dev status: Stable Help Icon

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Release Notes


This release has a separate download for Visual Studio 2010. The first link is for VS 2012 and later.

Version History

Changed in v13
  • Added page width guide lines
  • Added guide highlighting options
  • Fixed guides appearing over collapsed blocks
  • Fixed guides not appearing in newly opened files
  • Fixed some potential crashes
  • Fixed lines going through pragma statements
  • Various updates for VS 2012 and VS 2013
  • Removed VS 2010 support

Changed in v12.1:
  • Fixed crash when unable to start asynchronous analysis
  • Fixed upgrade from v11

Changed in v12:
  • background document analysis
  • new options dialog with Quick Set selections for behavior
  • new "glow" style for guides
  • new menu icon in VS 11
  • preview control now uses editor theming
  • highlighting can be customised on each line
  • fixed issues with collapsed code blocks
  • improved behaviour around left-aligned pragma/preprocessor commands (C#/C++)
  • new settings for controlling guides in empty lines
  • restructured settings storage (should be more reliable)
  • fixed potential deadlock in options dialog
  • fixed use of Edit.ViewIndentGuides from command window
  • added new caret handler (set HKCU\...\IndentGuide\CaretHandler to "IndentGuide.CaretAdjacent")

Changed in v11:
  • VS 11 support
  • new algorithm with improved performance and flexibility
  • fine-grained control of where guides appear
  • improved options dialog
  • guide line for the block containing the cursor is now highlighted
  • added settings upgrade from v9 and later (excluding betas)

Changed in v10:
  • line format may be set for each indent level
  • updated options pages
  • added "display line at text" option
  • fixed crashes for partial settings upgrades or upgrades from versions before v8
  • fixed crashes for active non-editor windows when opening options dialog
  • other stability and performance updates

Changed in v9:
  • fixed loading color on startup
  • improved update performance
  • added per-content type settings
  • revamped options page
  • improved guideline positioning

Changed in v8:
  • moved color setting to Indent Guides options page
  • added customizable empty line handling
  • made "empty line" include whitespace only lines
  • added en-AU/en-GB translations (ie. colour/color)

Reviews for this release

Had the same issue as jcag. Love this project though. Will be using 12.1 for now.
by rsforbes on Sep 13, 2013 at 8:02 PM
Hi, Version 13 for VS2010 is highly unstable (Ultimate version). V 12.1 is OK (thanks for the work). Best regards, jcag
by jcag on Aug 3, 2013 at 4:04 PM