Indent Guides v14 (Beta 2)

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Change Set: 72591bc67023
Released: Sep 29, 2013
Updated: Sep 30, 2013 by Zooba
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Release Notes


There is a separate download for VS 2010. The main download only supports VS 2012 and VS 2013.

The PDB file is also available. If this file is added into the installation directory (%LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\VisualStudio\1x.0\Extensions\<some made up folder containing IndentGuide.dll>), more detailed crash information will be available. If you are suffering errors and want to help solve them, the extra information will be incredibly valuable.

Version History

Changes in v14 (Beta 2)
  • Line highlights now continue across #pragma blocks in C++ and C#
  • Fixed lines appearing over collapsed blocks
  • Fixed line rendering
  • Fixed occasional ghost lines
  • Improved caching of line information and styles

Changes in v14 (Beta 1)
  • Significant performance improvements
  • Fixed potential crash when Resharper is installed

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)

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