ConstEdit has become very unresponsive for certain documents after the update to Google Chrome 96 (or Microsoft Edge 96). This could be due to the same issue caused by the update for many Twitter and Instagram users. From the bug post, it is apparent that Google has started to investigate into the problem. Hopefully we can expect a fix in the next update. Please be patient for the time being.
Thursday, September 16, 2021
This is an emergency fix to deal with the change of the URL of the End User License Agreement EULA, due to a Google Drive security update recently. I overlooked this security update, and the relevant links in the extension were not changed accordingly. This update fixes these URLs.
This update also makes the message, which appears on the popup when the extension icon is clicked if "Allow access to local URLs" is not enabled, more instructive.
Please note that the fix is still pending review by Google and Microsoft. And the update will not be available from Google Web Store and from the Microsoft Edge Addons store, until the reviews are completed. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
ConstEdit is now fully compatible with Microsoft Edge web browser also. ConstEdit has passed all validations and is listed in both the Microsoft Edge Add-ons store and Chrome Web Store. You can install ConstEdit from its page in the Microsoft Edge store directly if you are using Microsoft Edge.
This is the changelog of the current update :
- Added. A new shortcut key Ctrl+Shift+F1 is added for toggling Voice Typing.
- Added. New shortcut keys Ctrl+F2/F3 are added for Lowercase/Uppercase.
- Changed. Shortcut keys for Numbered/Bulleted List, Outdent/Indent and Move Up/Down have been changed to Ctrl+Shift+F7/F8/F9/F10/F11/F12 respectively, to avoid clashing with keys in Windows.
- Changed. Voice Input language codes for Chinese languages have been changed so that they are fully compatible with both Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.
- Changed. End User License Agreement EULA has been updated accordingly.
Friday, July 23, 2021
- Changed. The extension is updated to Manifest V3, to conform with Google's policy to modernize the Chrome extensions platform. This should bring about some improvements in security and in performance.
- Changed. "File > Open" function in Editor now takes the default location from the last document opened through the dialog, or from your "documents" folder. Note that the last location of the dialog is not persisted across web-browser sessions.
- Changed. "File > Save As" function in Editor now takes the default location from the currently opened document, or from the last saved-as location, or from your "documents" folder; the filename is now defaulted from the currently opened document, or "newhtml.htm". Note that the last save-as location is not persisted across web-browser sessions.
- Changed. "Save Stylesheet" in Design Html Stylesheets now takes the default location from the last saved stylesheet location, or from your "documents" folder; the filename is now defaulted from the last saved stylesheet file, or "newStylesheet.css". Note that the last saved stylesheet location is not persisted across web-browser sessions.
- Changed. Minimum requirement of updating to this version of the extension is now Chrome 91 or above.