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BBEdit 11.6.1

by Agen G. N. Schmitz

Bare Bones Software has released BBEdit 11.6.1 [1] with several additions and a plethora of bug fixes for the venerable text editor. The update brings a number of enhancements for features related to the Git version control system, including control over whether to search Git-ignored files or not (via the Options panel in the Multi-File Search window), a new Git Ignored Files command in the file filter pop-up menu for disk browsers and project windows, an option to include Git-ignored files when comparing folders in Find Differences, and improved performance when bringing up the Open File by Name window with very large Git projects.

The release also replaces the List Display Font setting in the Appearances preferences with a slider to adjust the font size, changes the behavior of Check Syntax or Run on an unsaved or untitled document to write out a temporary copy of the document, adds keyboard commands for Check Syntax (Command-K) and Run (Command-R), resolves bugs that prevented scratchpad documents from remembering and restoring their state across open/close cycles, corrects incorrect Markdown syntax coloring, and fixes a number of crashes. Be sure to read the voluminous release notes for more details. ($49.99, free update, 14.0 MB, release notes [2], 10.9.5+)

[1]: http://www.barebones.com/products/bbedit/
[2]: http://www.barebones.com/support/bbedit/current_notes.html