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BBEdit 11.0.2

Bare Bones Software has released BBEdit 11.0.2 with a bevy of fixes for the venerable text editor. As usual, the folks at Bare Bones have had some fun with the release notes, with these two standout items:

  • Fixed a bug in the Markdown scanner where it would hang if you inserted a tab before a blockquote marker, but only if you’d had three or more cups of coffee at a small diner within the last week.

  • The user manual is now downloaded using https, and the world is once again safe for democracy.

On the more serious side, BBEdit 11.0.2 works around a frustrating bug in OS X 10.10 Yosemite that causes Open and Save As panels in some applications to grow by 22 pixels each time a file is saved, pushing the bottom edge of the panels off the screen (a problem also recently addressed in “Default Folder X 4.6.12,” 14 December 2014). This fix only prevents the panels from growing out of control, and the release notes provide a Terminal command for restoring the panels to their default sizes. BBEdit 11.0.2 also fixes a memory leak in some of the built-in language modules, improves typing into the search box in the Clippings floater or the Insert Clipping panel, restores the Change Case > Capitalize Sentences command to working order, and improves performance of the Process Lines Containing, Process Duplicate Lines, Sort Lines, and Zap Gremlins commands. ($49.99, free update for version 11 licenses, 11.2 MB, 10.8.5+)

 

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