Batch Text Replacer - Changelog

August 5, 2023

Batch Text Replacer 2.15.0

  • It is now also possible to save a simple list of folder and/or file names of a specific folder into a variable.

January 14, 2022

Batch Text Replacer 2.14.1

  • The option Create ZIP Archive could be deactivated only under certain conditions with an actual impact.

October 20, 2021

Batch Text Replacer 2.14.0

  • Support for importing file lists/folder lists.

March 12, 2021

Batch Text Replacer 2.13.6

  • When replacing with a CSV file, the specified character set encoding was not respected.
  • Translation corrected.

September 21, 2020

Batch Text Replacer 2.13.5

  • The version number was corrected.

September 10, 2020

Batch Text Replacer 2.13.4

  • A small bug related to the command line mode was fixed.

September 3, 2020

Batch Text Replacer 2.13.3

  • CSV files with several empty lines at the end were not read in.
  • Enhanced recognition of the CSV separator.

January 6, 2020

Batch Text Replacer 2.13.2

  • Under certain circumstances, the exclusion of subdirectories in command line mode was ignored.

August 5, 2019

Batch Text Replacer 2.13.1

  • A problem with handling invalid files in command line mode has been fixed.

April 8, 2019

Batch Text Replacer 2.13.0

  • Some error corrections and internal optimizations.

May 22, 2018

Batch Text Replacer 2.12.0

  • Spaces and tabs can now be displayed as symbols in addition to line breaks.
  • New output option: Save in new folder with same name.
  • Error fixed: Save line text to variable - text field was multiline.

January 20, 2018

Batch Text Replacer 2.11.0

  • New multiple-replace variant: Replace generic placeholders with sequence or variation
  • Support of Unicode characters in the function " Multiple-replace"
  • Smaller optimizations

October 4, 2017

Batch Text Replacer 2.10.1

  • Problem with command line or batch file execution fixed

September 13, 2017

Batch Text Replacer 2.10.0

  • optional you can now add or display an individual profile description text
  • actions can get a description text (options are located in: Program Options --> More)
  • the name of the profile is now displayed in the status bar

February 5, 2017

Batch Text Replacer 2.9.0

  • improved support of files with a very high number of lines
  • the preview now shows a maximum of 5.000 lines and 2.000.000 characters
  • performance optimization of the function Remove lines

October 12, 2016

Batch Text Replacer 2.8.2

  • Invoking of script files further optimized

October 9, 2016

Batch Text Replacer 2.8.1

  • Support for M3U files restored
  • Invoking of script files optimized

September 25, 2016

Batch Text Replacer 2.8.0

  • Program renamed from Batch Text Replacer to Batch Text Replacer

July 13, 2016

Batch Text Replacer 2.7.1

  • Error fixed: using the option to create new files with a suffixed time stamp did not work

July 08, 2016

Batch Text Replacer 2.7.0

  • You can now optionally use an additional profile directory, which can be shared with other users

June 28, 2016

Batch Text Replacer 2.6.2

  • Minor improvement for storing a file's content into a variable - the path can now also include named variables or consist only of these (example: Variable 1 has the name "Composite filename" - the path could then be specified as follows: C:\Test\{Composite filename} )

June 16, 2016

Batch Text Replacer 2.6.1

  • Smaller optimizations

June 07, 2016

Batch Text Replacer 2.6.0

  • Using the exclusion filter in the program options eliminates time-consuming tests

February 28, 2016

Batch Text Replacer 2.5.0

  • New: Debug Mode - shows the effects of each action or in action groups the content of the text that is being processed by the actions contained
  • Some adjustments and optimizations

February 14, 2016

Batch Text Replacer 2.4.0

  • Some adjustments and optimizations

June 3, 2015

Batch Text Replacer 2.3.3

  • Some optimizations
  • Smaller bug fixed

October 25, 2014

Batch Text Replacer 2.3.2

  • Some optimizations
  • Smaller bugs fixed

September 13, 2014

Batch Text Replacer 2.3.1

  • Error associated with the global filter has been fixed
  • The global exclusion filter now also supports file masks with wildcards e.g., * (global exclusions that were created with the previous version are unfortunately incompatible and must be re-created)
  • Improved support for systems for automated software distribution

September 06, 2014

Batch Text Replacer 2.3.0

  • New action group "Repeat" for repeatedly applying the actions contained
  • Variable Contents can be edited within a line filter now
  • Last status of the option "subfolder" for the file search is restored
  • History for paths and filter in the File Search Dialog
  • Standard tab at startup can be set in the options (files or actions)
  • Font size of the main text editors can be adjusted
  • For files with ambiguous coding, the preferred encoding (ANSI or UTF-8) can be determined
  • Analysis of the files in the reading process has been accelerated
  • Additional filter at global level for default exclusion of paths, names and file extensions
  • "Send To" support restored
  • Minor bugs fixed
  • Some optimizations

June 01, 2014

Batch Text Replacer 2.2.1

  • Smaller bug fixed

May 31, 2014

Batch Text Replacer 2.2.0

  • Read file contents into variable (in addition there is the opportunity to previously run a script or program to change the file content dynamically)
  • Read current date into variable
  • Possibility of batch processing (the program can be started invisibly with parameters (e.g., file list or path, profile to be used, ...))
  • The maximum number of variables was increased to 20
  • Batch Script Generator
  • File Search
  • Minor bugs fixed
  • Some optimizations

September 7, 2013

Batch Text Replacer 2.1.0

  • Forced line break after 4000 characters removed
  • Fixed an error when changing the order of filtered entries
  • Added the possibility for repeating the action "Extract"
  • Possibility to replace by using CSV data restored
  • File name and path can now be used (Store in variable --> store file info)
  • CSV and Multiple Replace are now also available for line text
  • Other minor bugs fixed

August 6, 2013

Batch Text Replacer 2.0.1

  • Fixed an error, which could under certain circumstances lead to program crash

June 18, 2013

Batch Text Replacer 2.0.0

More possibilities for the use of variables:

  • Variables can be named individually
  • Line areas can be stored in variables
  • Store into variable: content of another variable
  • Store into variable: following text (equals to a constant)
  • New filter: Edit content of variables - contained actions will applied only to the content of the selected variable
  • Variable Filter - Actions included are only executed when the specified criteria are met (variable contains ...)
  • Variables are now also available in the actions of the group "Line text"
  • Variables can be included in text parameters e.g., Replace with, Inser, etc. "Any text {Variable1} 2013", see program help - actions

Other improvements:

  • Newline characters can be replaced by any text
  • Option to display newline characters
  • Regular expressions can now be used in almost all input fields
  • New option "Repeat" when using the area specification types "between" and "from/to" (for example, to replace all matching areas)
  • New option "Repeat" when using the area limiter, for example, to go through all entries of an XML file
  • New comparison type in the area limiter and the line filter - "Line does not contain regex pattern"
  • New filter "Text filter" - actions contained will only be applied when the specified criteria are met (text contains ...) (applicable to file contents and area limiters)
  • The height of preview and action area is adjustable
  • In the file list, entries with changes are displayed in green background color
  • Optional confirmation prompt when clearing the action list or the program exits
  • Program interface revised
  • Minor bugs fixed
  • Many minor optimizations

Note: Due to the many changes, profiles created with the previous version can no longer be used