Indent Guides v15 (Beta 4)

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Change Set: ceb1f55cacb6
Released: May 6, 2016
Updated: May 7, 2016 by Zooba
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Release Notes


This release is for Visual Studio 2015 and (maybe) Visual Studio "15" Preview.

I will no longer be supporting VS 2010 and VS 2012 - feel free to build yourself a copy, this tool has no dependencies other than the Visual Studio SDK. Let me know if VS 2013 is important.

Version History

Changed in v15 (Beta 4)
  • Fixes unaligned guides not appearing
  • Fixes options dialog
  • Fixes guides not highlighting correctly

Changed in v15 (Beta 3)
  • Fixes page width markers not resetting
  • Fixes indents above 64 characters disappearing
  • Makes more service API public

Changed in v15 (Beta 2)
  • Significantly improved performance

Changed in v15 (Beta 1)
  • Improved performance
  • Indent zero can now be formatted
  • Fixed blurry lines
  • Adds Visual Studio 2015 support and removes Visual Studio 2012 support

Changed in v14
  • Improved performance when scrolling and editing
  • Fixed potential crash when Resharper is installed
  • Fixed highlight of guides split around pragmas in C++/C#
  • Restored VS 2010 support as a separate download

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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