This page summarizes the main changes since the last CodeLite major release v12.0.0


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  • Make alphabetical sorting of the Notebook tabs' dropdown menu optional from settings->preferences->windows & tabs
  • Remove the Trace output tab. Instead of the Trace tab, all the log messages are now redirected to CodeLite log file ~/.codelite/codelite.log
  • Spell checker plugin "Continuous" mode is now persistent between runs
  • Make Ctrl-C over an empty line copying the entire line optional
  • spellcheck: a bit more false positive reduction in continuous mode
  • Navigation bar: allow the user to place it below or above the editor control
  • (feature request) Show number of chars and/or bytes in text selection in the footer
  • (feature request) Add possibility for renaming folders
  • lldb: added run-to-caret and jump-to-caret.
  • lldb: added option to dislay thread name to threads pane
  • lldb: added add watch context menu in editor and remove watch context menu in locals view
  • lldb: expanded locals recursively and don't re-expand previously collapsed items
  • lldb: added a thread context menu with suspend/resume.
  • lldb: quickly add inner class members into the watch view
  • lldb: support changing the display format (similar to gdb)
  • Make the Ctrl-TAB and Ctrl-Shift-TAB configurable
  • Feature Request: move editor tab left/right functionality
  • subversion plugin : cannot handle unversioned files
  • Feature request: Find In Files: all files relative from workspace (and down)
  • wxCrafter: added support for subclassing wxToolBar and wxAuiToolBar
  • New Notebook style was added
  • Detach Editor now allows to DnD editors from the main notebook to the detached frame
  • Database explorer UI revamped
  • Support customizing the captions colours
  • Added syntax highlight for Dockerfile
  • New plugin: Docker, now edit build and execute Docker containers from CodeLite
  • ToolBar: support customisation (choose which tools are displayed)
  • CodeLite is now more friendly with the dark themes
  • Use new controls for trees and table based views
  • Allow building a header file (by compiling its CXX counterpart)
  • Don't execute post build commands when compiling a single file
  • Adjust doxygen settings when using /*!
  • Make CodeLite compile and run against GTK3
  • CodeLite is now built for macOS mojave and is looking great under the dark theme
  • All bitmaps were replaced with a consistent clear bitmaps (two sets created: for dark and normal themes)
  • Terminal support in CodeLite simplified. There is a single location where you can choose which terminal (from a predefined list of terminals) to use, this selection now affects all terminals launched by CodeLite
  • macOS: support for iTerm2
  • wxCrafter: support wxMiniFrame
  • WebTools plugin: Node.js debugger re-written to support newer versions of Node.js (The Node.js project changed the debugger protocol)
  • The debugger toolbar is now a floating toolbar that shows when debug session starts


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