Eric Changelog

New in version 6.0.3

March 1st, 2015
  • This is a bug fix release and makes eric compatible with PyQt5 5.4.1.

New in version 6.0.2 (February 20th, 2015)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 6.0.1 (January 18th, 2015)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 6.0.0 (December 28th, 2014)

  • Release 6.0.0 of eric includes the eric 5.5 functionality plus a few additional ones. The major difference is, that it can be used with Python3/2, PyQt5/4 and Qt5/4 on Linux, Mac OS X and Windows platforms.

New in version 5.5.0 (October 27th, 2014)

  • General:
  • implemented a background service which execute Python2 and Python3 scripts in the background independent of the current interpreter
  • added Portugese translations provided by Candido Fontes
  • Checkers:
  • updated pep8 to 1.5.6
  • updated pyflakes to version 0.8.1 (Python 3.4.0 compatible)
  • added syntax checker for JavaScript files
  • added capability to check multiple files from the project sources browser
  • Debugger:
  • updated coverage to 3.7.1
  • enabled coverage info in Python2 projects
  • Editor:
  • added a scrolling map like display showing all markers
  • added a context menu entry to reload a file with a given encoding
  • added a lexer for Qt style sheet files (when upgrading from older eric versions a change of the lexer association for *.qss files needs to be done via the configuration dialog)
  • added support for the QScintilla Gettext lexer (QsciLexerPO) as of QScintilla 2.8.2
  • added support for the QScintilla CoffeeScript lexer (QsciLexerCoffeeScript) as of QScintilla 2.8.3
  • Multi Project:
  • added support for the categorisation of projects and changed the multi project file format
  • changed multi project file format to contain relative paths to the contained project files
  • Plugin Manager:
  • extended the plugin repository dialog to allow to hide unwanted entries and cleanup the plugin downloads area
  • implemented the Python2 compatibility check for plug-ins (new boolean flag 'python2Compatible'
  • Project:
  • added support for JavaScript projects
  • added code to move deleted files/directories to the recycle bin falling back to removing them (os.remove), if send2trash cannot be imported due to missing dependencies
  • Project Forms Browser:
  • added functionality to modify some form code creation options (see Qt configuration page)
  • Version Control System Interfaces:
  • All
  • made the status LED (right lower corner) clickable (depending on overall VCS status it will show the log browser or the status dialog)
  • Mercurial
  • enhanced the tag dialog and extended the log browser to allow tagging of a specific revision
  • added dialogs to enter the contents for initial .hgrc/mercurial.ini and .hg/hgrc files
  • added a configuration option to enforce the usage of the internal merge tool
  • made availablity of push/pull related actions dependent on configured remote repository (default/default-push in .hg/hgrc)
  • extended the log browser by an action to switch to the selected revision
  • added support for the shelve extension (as of Mercurial 2.8)
  • added support for the largefiles extension (as of Mercurial 2.0)
  • added support for Mercurial queues summary
  • added support for various 'resolve' subcommands
  • Web Browser:
  • added DuckDuckGo to the list of default search engines
  • Third Party packages:
  • updated CharDet to 2.2.1

New in version 5.4.7 (October 4th, 2014)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 5.4.6 (August 9th, 2014)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 4.5.19 (February 10th, 2014)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 4.5.18 (January 7th, 2014)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 4.5.17 (December 9th, 2013)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 4.5.15 (September 30th, 2013)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 4.5.14 (August 19th, 2013)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 4.5.13 (July 8th, 2013)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 4.5.12 (June 10th, 2013)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 4.5.11 (May 7th, 2013)

  • introduced a configurable delay timer to get smoother sidebars behavior
  • changed the line numbers margin to adjust themselves to the size needed (Editor, Mini Editor, Shell)

New in version 4.5.10 (April 6th, 2013)

  • added support for the --fork-child and --fork-parent switches
  • added support for more widgets in the code creation dialog
  • changed the way multi line strings are shown in the value column of the variables viewer

New in version 4.5.9 (March 4th, 2013)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 4.5.8 (December 29th, 2012)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 4.5.7 (October 13th, 2012)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 4.5.6 (September 3rd, 2012)

  • This is a bug fix release with this enhancement.

New in version 4.5.5 (July 30th, 2012)

  • added the configurable capability to automatically show the source, when the call frame is changed in the callstack viewer of the local variables viewer
  • introduced a "workspace" directory that is used as the default for opening or saving new files or projects (configurable on Multiproject config page)

New in version 4.5.4 (June 16th, 2012)

  • Bugfixes.

New in version 4.5.2 (April 2nd, 2012)

  • This is a bug fix release.

New in version 4.5.0 (February 5th, 2012)

  • Platform Support:
  • Mac OS X is an officially supported platform (s. README-MacOSX.txt for setup instructions)
  • Editor:
  • Improved highlighter styles configuration
  • Added configurable file filters
  • Added configuration option for new QScintilla releases
  • Enhanced template auto-completion
  • Added capability to change keywords of the highlighters
  • Email dialog:
  • Added function to check the login data
  • Project:
  • Added forms generation support for PySide and Python3 Qt projects
  • Subversion interfaces:
  • Diff context menu entry for the status dialog
  • Made status dialog more universal (you can add, remove, commit,... from it)
  • Added a filter on status to the status dialog
  • Tools:
  • Enhanced source browser and source documentor
  • Web-Browser:
  • Improved proxy configuration
  • Added more default search engines
  • Improved handling of mouse buttons 3 and 4 (back/forward in history)

New in version 4.4.20 (January 16th, 2012)

  • bug fixes

New in version 4.4.19 (December 5th, 2011)

  • Bug fixes

New in version 4.4.14 (May 9th, 2011)

  • Bug fixes

New in version 4.4.13 (April 4th, 2011)

  • Bug fixes

New in version 4.4.12 (February 7th, 2011)

  • Bug fixes

New in version 4.4.11 (January 2nd, 2011)

  • bug fixes

New in version 4.4.9 (October 11th, 2010)

  • Bug fixes

New in version 4.4.8 (September 6th, 2010)

  • Bugfix release.

New in version 4.4.7 (August 2nd, 2010)

  • Bugfix release

New in version 4.4.4 (May 10th, 2010)

  • bug fixes

New in version 4.4.3 (April 4th, 2010)

  • bug fixes

New in version 4.4.2 (March 7th, 2010)

  • Bug fixes

New in version 4.4.0 (January 10th, 2010)

  • added a Python3 compatible debugger and a respective project type
  • improved debugger support
  • added a thread list viewer to the debug viewer
  • added support for forking to the Python debuggers (follow child or parent)
  • added code for handling infinite recursions to the Python debuggers
  • changed the help viewer to a full blown web browser (based on QWebkit)
  • added the SQL Browser tool to inspect databases
  • added a little icon editor tool
  • added additional translations
  • removed Qt3 support from eric4
  • a lot of other changes

New in version 4.3.10 (December 13th, 2009)

  • Bug fixes.

New in version 4.3.8 (October 10th, 2009)

  • Bug fixes.

New in version 4.3.7.1 (September 5th, 2009)

  • Bug fixes.

New in version 4.3.6 (August 2nd, 2009)

  • Bug fixes.

New in version 4.3.5 (July 6th, 2009)

  • bug fixes

New in version 4.3.4 (May 31st, 2009)

  • bug fixes

New in version 4.3.3 (May 4th, 2009)

  • bug fixes

New in version 4.3.2 (April 3rd, 2009)

  • Bug fixes.

New in version 4.3.1 (March 7th, 2009)

  • bug fixes
  • made shell to be used by the terminal configurable for non-win systems

New in version 4.3.0 (February 8th, 2009)

  • Major feature enhancements in many areas of the IDE.

New in version 4.2.5 (January 7th, 2009)

  • bug fixes

New in version 4.2.4a (December 8th, 2008)

  • Major bugfixes.

New in version 4.2.4 (December 7th, 2008)

  • bug fixes

New in version 4.2.3 (November 9th, 2008)

  • Bug fix release

New in version 4.2.2a (October 6th, 2008)

  • Major bugfixes.