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voidPad

Post by void » Wed Aug 17, 2016 11:10 am

voidPad - A lite notepad replacement for Windows.

voidPad-1.0.0.4a.x64.zip
voidPad-1.0.0.4a.x86.zip
Source Code

voidpad treats files as binary and displays them in the IBM PC (customizable) code page.








Stock font bitmap: voidpad-font.bmp

froggie
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Re: voidpad

Post by froggie » Wed Aug 17, 2016 10:48 pm

Nice. I like small and very fast, even with large files.

But I am having trouble with the options. Tab & Font work but Context Menu does not. Also, is there any to save these settings between executions of the program? (windows 7 64bit) or do they have to be reset each time?

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Re: voidpad

Post by therube » Thu Aug 18, 2016 1:47 am

32-bit version looks to be working.
(Running sandboxed, Win7 x64) looks to store its settings in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\voidPad.


(Oh Wow6432Node. Never knew anything like that existed before. Interesting.)

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Re: voidpad

Post by froggie » Thu Aug 18, 2016 2:23 am

32-bit version looks to be working.
(Running sandboxed, Win7 x64) looks to store its settings in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\voidPad.
Tried 32 bit version, it does save its settings, context menu does not work here either. No Void.... key in registry for 64-bit version.

Same issue with VoidImageViewer not savings its settings & associations.

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Re: voidpad

Post by void » Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:07 am

Changing the context menu options will only work if you run voidpad as administrator.

Settings are stored in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\voidPad.
Wow6432Node is used if you run the x86 version on a x64 OS.

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Re: voidpad

Post by adamiks » Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:34 pm

maybe you can think about adding filtering lines in notepad
with searching like in everything
where you dont have to know the correct word order
and you can filter fast whole file:)

maybe even with option to show lines before and after matched phrase:)

just a suggestion

im looking for fast tool for filtering log files
but there is no really simple solution
and i see this like a everything for files
just lines of text instead list of files

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Re: voidpad

Post by ovg » Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:22 am

Dear David!
Does voidpad support Cyrillic? (Russian language).

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Re: voidpad

Post by void » Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:09 am

Thanks for the line filter suggestion.
Does voidpad support Cyrillic? (Russian language).
voidPad is a single-byte code page text editor. It does not support Unicode.

With some modding it could support code page 1251.

You would need to create your own bitmap font to match code page 1251 and set the code page in voidpad to 1251.

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Re: voidpad

Post by ovg » Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:13 am

@void
Thanks for hint!

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Re: voidpad

Post by punxsutawney72 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:08 am

On my computer voidpad (x86) stores my change to "Tab size" (2 spaces instead of the default 4 spaces) correctly in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\voidpad\voidpad_tab_size but fails to re-load this value after re-start ("Tab size" = 4 spaces again). Same result if I start voidpad as admin.

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Re: voidpad

Post by void » Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:06 am

Thanks for the bug report.

Please rename
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\voidpad\voidpad_tab_size
to:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\voidpad\tab_size

I've added this to my TODO list to fix.

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Re: voidpad

Post by punxsutawney72 » Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:29 am

Problem solved by applying the workaround.

Thank you void for sharing your nifty tools with us.

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Re: voidpad

Post by WanderMax » Mon May 08, 2017 12:59 am

@void, can you setup the download page of these tools in your main site http://www.voidtools.com/
I think it may be better .
Thanks.

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Re: voidpad

Post by void » Mon May 08, 2017 1:44 am

Yes, voidpad needs a couple fixes first.
voidimageviewer is not ready for release yet.
I'll have a look at both of them after the Everything 1.4 release.

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Re: voidpad

Post by adamiks » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:32 am

any news here?:)

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Re: voidpad

Post by NotNull » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:00 pm

froggie wrote:
Wed Aug 17, 2016 10:48 pm
Nice. I like small and very fast, even with large files.
Off topic:
The most minimalistic editor I ever came across is The Gun (Grown Up Notepad), a 6 kB editor. Never tried it with really big files though ..

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Re: voidpad

Post by void » Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:21 am

voidpad-1.0.0.2a.x64.zip
voidpad-1.0.0.2a.x86.zip

Changes:
  • double click to select word, shift + click and release, shift + click and release loses word anchor. -this is the same as vs.
  • ctrl + click should select word.
  • when restoring from minimized with a mouse click, the top is brought into view, not the cursor. -dont WM_SIZE if iconic.
  • opening zero byte sized files now works.
  • always write \r\n for newlines.

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Re: voidpad

Post by void » Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:22 am

No major changes, sorry.
My focus is on Everything.

voidPad-1.0.0.3a.x64.zip
voidPad-1.0.0.3a.x86.zip

Changes:
  • added "Direct Save" -this saves to the file without using a temp file.
  • added basic hex edit.
  • fixed search crash when opening a new file.
  • fix auto fill word select
  • fill out the find text with the last find text when starting up.
Source Code Now Available

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Re: voidpad

Post by eagleeyez » Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:42 am

it would be great if we can sepecify in the settings of everything to use your tiny software, voidimageviewer and voidpad when we open a supported file by default or like (Haozip does and some other softwares) show a dialoge and ask you if you want to use the (internal or propretary viewer) or (the default assigned software)...

Thank you so much for this gem.

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Re: voidpad

Post by void » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:18 am

I am considering using something like voidPad as a built-in preview handler for Everything.
voidPad does have a "voidPad" context menu item for all files types that can be toggled from Tools -> Options -> General -> All file types context menu.
There is also options to set voidPad as the default text editor for certain extensions.

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Re: voidPad

Post by eagleeyez » Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:26 am

sounds great, also the image previewer please since it's fast and I guess you can integrate it too so it will work better than irfan, xnview, faststone etc who are pretty fast but they are getting a bit bulky...

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Re: voidPad

Post by NotNull » Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:46 pm

Everything already uses it's own preview handler for images.

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Re: voidPad

Post by V@no » Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:52 pm

Is it just me, or voidPad ignores .ini file when it starts? It seems all settings saved into voidpad.ini fine, but when it starts, it uses default settings for everything.

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Re: voidPad

Post by void » Sat Feb 23, 2019 1:27 pm

Thanks for the bug report.

voidPad-1.0.0.4a.x64.zip
voidPad-1.0.0.4a.x86.zip

Changes:
  • fixed an issue with saving to voidpad.ini

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Re: voidPad

Post by V@no » Sat Feb 23, 2019 1:38 pm

I'd like to request a few changes:

1) more undo levels
2) redo hotkey as in "normal" editors: CTRL + Y

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Re: voidPad

Post by void » Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:12 am

1) more undo levels
Undo/Redo is only limited by available memory.
What undo limitation are you experiencing?
2) redo hotkey as in "normal" editors: CTRL + Y
Customizable keyboard shortcuts is on my TODO list.
The default keys and colours are from RHIDE, I'll update the default hotkeys to what common editors are using.

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Re: voidPad

Post by V@no » Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:41 am

void wrote:
Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:12 am
Undo/Redo is only limited by available memory.
What undo limitation are you experiencing?
I must have been tested it on first version or something, because it had exactly the same undo/redo limitation as in notepad: only last change can be undo.

In v1.0.0.4a it seems undo only works per line and not per character/word

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Re: voidPad

Post by void » Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:14 am

voidPad batches "typed characters" into one undo operation.
I'll consider an option to treat each character/word input as a separate undo operation.

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