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8   Version History

1.6.1—September 3, 2019
  • The Software Update… installer now works on macOS 10.15. If you’ve already updated to macOS 10.15, you can use it to download the new version but will have to install it manually, as described in the Updating From a Previous Version section of the manual.
  • BBAutoComplete now supports the Hardened Runtime on macOS 10.14 and later.
  • BBAutoComplete is now notarized by Apple.
  • Fixed a bug where the front-window-only script for BBEdit reported an error.
  • The About window now includes a link to the privacy policy and has an updated layout.
  • Improved support for Dark Mode.
  • Improved the diagnostic report.
  • Updated to Xcode 10.3.
1.6—September 4, 2018
  • BBAutoComplete now supports Dark Mode on macOS 10.14.
  • Added support for Hiding the Dock Icon.
  • Fixed a bug where BBEdit 12 would report an error if you invoked BBAutoComplete while a palette was open.
  • Improved the Extra word characters and Requirements sections of the manual.
  • The new Save Diagnostic Report… command in the Help menu provides an easier way of recording error logs and other information to send to technical support.
  • Made various code modernizations.
  • Renamed “Mac OS X” to “macOS” throughout the app and documentation.
  • Removed the embedded Growl framework, as it was not used.
  • The Software Update… feature and crash reporter now use HTTPS.
  • Documentation and Help menu links to c-command.com now use https instead of http.
  • Worked around a badly worded OS certificate error when checking for a software update.
  • Improved the error reporting for the Software Update… command.
  • Added support for App Transport Security.
  • Fixed a bug where Software Update… would continue offering updates in the same session in which you had held down the Option key.
  • Increased the font size in the Software Update… window.
  • Added accessibility label in the Software Update window.
  • The Software Update… feature and crash reporter now use HTTPS.
  • Worked around a macOS bug that could cause a crash during Software Update….
  • The About, Software Update, and help windows now use the San Francisco font on Mac OS X 10.11.
  • The About BBAutoComplete window now uses the system language names.
  • Fixed the size of the distribution disk image window.
  • Worked around a Finder bug that could cause the disk image’s icons to be misaligned if the AppleShowAllFiles option was enabled.
  • The distribution disk image is now signed for Gatekeeper.
  • BBAutoComplete now requires macOS 10.7 or later. Versions of BBAutoComplete for macOS 10.6 and earlier are available.
1.5.5—November 19, 2014
  • Revised the instructions for Microsoft Word to recommend running the script using FastScripts because that seems to work around a bug in Word 2011.
  • Clarified the locations of script folders.
  • Modernized lots of code and removed old code that’s no longer needed for compatibility with legacy OS versions.
  • BBAutoComplete is better at repairing folder ownership and permissions.
  • Updated the Gatekeeper signature format.
  • The Software Update… feature is better at explaining what you can do if installation fails.
  • Improved error reporting when BBAutoComplete can’t connect to the update server.
  • Worked around a bug in Mac OS X 10.10 that could cause BBAutoComplete to freeze at launch.
  • Improved the error reporting.
  • Updated the disk image icon for Mac OS X 10.10.
  • The disk image is now optimized for Retina displays.
  • Adjusted the font sizes in the PDF manual.
  • Fixed a bug where the release notes in the Software Update… window were shown in the wrong font.
  • Fixed a bug were BBAutoComplete could crash if Microsoft Word returned invalid information about the selection.
  • BBAutoComplete now requires Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later. Versions of BBAutoComplete for Mac OS X 10.5 and earlier are available.
1.5.4—April 25, 2012
  • Added support for TextWrangler 4. Also, completion now works in TextWrangler search results browser windows.
  • BBAutoComplete now has an automatic keyboard shortcut in Microsoft Word 2011. (Previous versions of Word need FastScripts to assign a shortcut.)
  • BBAutoComplete now runs as 64-bit under Mac OS X 10.6 and later, which should make it launch faster.
  • BBAutoComplete is now code-signed using a Developer ID certificate for Gatekeeper.
  • Modernized the Software Update window and code.
  • Made various improvements to the documentation.
  • Updated the disk image and Apple Help layouts.
1.5.3—September 12, 2008
  • When using BBEdit 9, auto-completion now works in disk browser, project, and search results windows.
  • BBAutoComplete now requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later.
1.5.2—January 9, 2008
  • Fixed bug where BBAutoComplete was needlessly logging to the console.
  • The software updater is better at handling invalid downloads folders.
1.5.1—November 14, 2007
  • Fixed bug where the Apple Help didn’t work on Mac OS X 10.5.
  • Fixed bug where the Software Update… checker didn’t always re-check for new updates.
  • The Software Update… feature now checks whether the updated version can run on your installed version of Mac OS X.
  • Modernized the crash reporter code.
  • Fixed help book icon.
1.5—February 7, 2007
  • BBAutoComplete now requires Mac OS X 10.3 or later.
  • Now works with Microsoft Word.
  • Added Find completions using spell checker option. This is useful when the open documents don’t contain much text, and therefore aren’t very useful for suggesting completions. It can also be used to help type words that you aren’t quite sure how to spell.
  • Can now find completions in BBEdit and TextWrangler results browser windows.
  • Rewrote the Software Update… feature. When a new version is available, it can now show you the release notes. BBAutoComplete now downloads the new version itself, rather than relying on your browser. The Download & Install button will cause BBAutoComplete to auto-update itself to the latest version. Also, the software update checker now works behind HTTP proxies.
  • Added keyboard shortcut for Hide Others.
  • Improved compatibility with pre-release versions of Mac OS X 10.5.
  • Added Danish localization.
1.4.2—January 25, 2006
  • BBAutoComplete is now a universal binary.
  • Can now look for completions in the preview panes of BBEdit and TextWrangler disk browsers.
  • If Path Finder is running, the Show Scripts command reveals the scripts using it instead of the Finder.
  • The Software Update alert is now a sheet, so it won’t interfere with auto-completion.
  • Improved scaling of the icon.
1.4.1—February 7, 2005
  • Now supports TextWrangler 2.0’s documents drawer.
  • The Front Only Smile script now works with European keyboards.
  • Added example of changing the word characters.
1.4—January 10, 2005
  • Now works with Smile.
  • Fixed bug where BBAutoComplete sometimes didn’t realize that the front window’s text had changed, and so it returned the wrong completion.
1.3—September 21, 2004
  • Now works with Affrus.
  • In BBEdit 8, now supports shell worksheets and multiple documents in the same window.
  • The AppleScripts are now packaged inside the application; they can be accessed using the Show Scripts command in the BBAutoComplete menu.
  • Added software update checker and crash reporter.
  • Added Close All Windows and Minimize All Windows commands.
  • Now requires Mac OS X 10.2 or later.
1.2—August 13, 2003
  • Now works with Script Debugger, Tex-Edit Plus, and TextWrangler.
  • Added new icon.
  • Refined and updated the interface.
  • Added Apple Help.
  • Fixed bug in Mailsmith script.
  • The Quit script no longer cancels logout.
1.1.2—March 26, 2002
  • Now works with Mailsmith 1.5.
1.1.1—March 18, 2002
  • Removed profiling code, so no longer creates gmon.out files at root of the boot volume.
1.1—March 16, 2002
  • Parsing words is between 20 and 70 times faster than in 1.0.1 (for an 80KB window), with greater improvements on low-memory systems.
  • The new word cache further speeds processing.
  • BBAutoComplete can optionally ignore background BBEdit windows.
  • Includes an Open BBAutoComplete script for BBEdit’s Startup Items folder.
1.0.1—February 27, 2002
  • The Quit AppleScript is saved as an application now—so it works.
1.0—February 26, 2002
  • First public release.
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