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UEStudio latest changes

The list below contains the latest new and enhanced features for UEStudio. For a more thorough look at what has been added, take the tour of the new version.

The most up-to-date version is 16.20, released on 2016-07-06.

UEStudio v16.20 Changes (2016-07-06)


  • Brace auto-completion
    • Brace pairs defined in wordfile are auto-closed when opening brace is typed
    • If no braces in wordfile, or if file is not syntax highlighted, "()", "{}", and "[]" are used as defaults
    • Pressing Enter will reposition close brace on separate line while maintaining proper indent levels
    • Pressing Backspace immediately following auto-completion will remove both opening and closing brace
    • Typing close brace skips over auto-completed close brace without inserting second brace
    • Can be disabled for non-highlighted (plain text) files, comments, and strings
  • String auto-completion
    • Pressing Backspace immediately following auto-completion will remove both opening and closing string
    • Typing close string skips over auto-completed close string without inserting second string character
    • Can be disabled for non-highlighted (plain text) files and comments
  • Lightning fast file sorting
    • Sort large files in a fraction of the time of previous versions
    • More efficient memory management when sorting
    • More reliable sort; many issues addressed
    • Removed alternate sort method (now obsolete)
  • Near instantaneous file loading
    • Improved performance for normal file open, drag-and-drop, project reloading, etc.
    • Makes startup exponentially quicker when reloading multiple files
  • Traditional menu option for legacy menu key accelerator support
    • Right-click on ribbon and select Toolbar/Menu mode ยป Traditional menus
    • Restored traditional toolbars for this mode
  • New syntax highlighting for:
    • Windows batch files
    • Unix shell scripts
    • PowerShell scripts
    • Wordfiles
  • New UC Lite with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions
  • Set open address and search bar widths in Settings » Toolbars/Menus » Miscellaneous

UEStudio v16.10 Changes (2016-05-23)


  • Find/replace issues addressed:
    • Addressed issue with Find String List truncating lines after 260 columns
    • Addressed issue with Find String List not displaying "&" symbol in non-English versions
    • Improved elimination of duplicates in search histories
    • Addressed issue with Find in Files results highlighting more than the search keyword
  • Column mode issues addressed:
    • Addressed replace in selection issues when in column mode
    • Addressed cut/copy/paste issues in column mode
    • Addressed issues deleting columns
    • Addressed issue inserting HTML tags while in column mode
    • Addressed issue with Shift + End not working as expected
    • Addressed column mode selection performance issue with Document Map enabled
    • Addressed several other isolated issues when working in column mode
  • User tool issues addressed:
    • User tools added to Ribbon now show custom tool name instead of default name
    • Addressed sizing issues with custom bitmaps for user tools
    • Addressed issue with custom tool icons when large icons are enabled
  • Addressed maximized window / title bar issues
  • Addressed issues with variable and wildcard syntax highlighting with word wrap
  • Addressed issue with macro playback
  • Addressed issue with custom help files in toolbar / menu mode
  • Addressed issues with edit window minimize, restore, and close controls
  • Addressed issue with stopping macro recording in toolbar / menu mode
  • Addressed issues with caret when using Page Up / Page Down with folded lines
  • Addressed issue with "Sort file tabs on open" when dockable tabs are enabled
  • Addressed issue with showing Recent Files on File menu
  • Addressed issue that caused caret to disappear when clicking on status bar icon in hex mode
  • Addressed accelerator conflict for "Select" and "Sort" in Ribbon
  • Various other issues addressed

UEStudio v16.00 Changes (2015-03-30)


  • New UI featuring ribbon and classic toolbar/menu mode
  • Ribbon mode
    • Menu commands organized in logical groups for quicker access
    • Quick Access Toolbar (QAT) in application title bar
    • Access commands via ribbon accelerators (Alt)
    • Minimize / hide ribbon
    • Optional Compact Mode for consolidating vertical space
    • Customize ribbon and QAT with your own ribbon tabs and/or groups
  • Toolbar / menu mode
    • Provides classic menu and toolbar interface as with previous versions
    • Create and customize toolbars
  • Updated and modernized icons throughout application
  • Full support for UHD / 4k+ displays
  • New multi-caret feature: Select next occurrence (Ctrl + ;)
  • Improved startup speed
  • Python script features
    • Run Python script
    • Run Pylint to check syntax
  • Column Mode toggle button/indicator in status bar
  • Addressed issues with duplicate paths in Find/Replace in Files search history
  • Addressed minor Git issues
  • Restored ability to drag-and-drop tab for split view of files
  • Addressed issue with C/C++ filter for spell checker
  • Other minor fixes and improvements