Author: Foxhound
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Requirements: ArmA Edit

Version: 1.3.4000

Short description: If you have a previous version of ArmA Edit installed you can use this patch to update to the latest version.

Date: 2008-11-29 14:08

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ArmA Edit Patch
Chris Henderson

If you have a previous version of ArmA Edit installed you can use this patch to update to the latest version.

Install is an official Windows Installer Package. Just unzip the package and than run the installer which will automatically update your version of the program.

    - Included File Wizards:
      o Briefing Wizard (Creates single and multiplayer mission briefings)
      o Overview Wizard (Creates a single player mission overview)
      o Custom Unit Wizard (Create any unit load-out you want)
      o Crate Builder Wizard (Easily build custom ammo crates)
      o Description Wizard (Easily add gear, respawning, sounds, and music)
    - Text Editing Features:
      o Full color formatting for error free scripting.
      o Auto-complete text insertion and word learning.
      o Double click word selection.
      o Drag and drop text in same window or across multiple documents.
      o Advanced text features like increase/decrease indent, make upper/lower case.
      o Advanced search. Search for text in the current selection or all project files.
    - Project work environment. Quickly edit any of your current mission files.
    - Save, create, and edit text snippets that can be inserted into any document at any time.
    - Labels combo makes it easy to find and jump to script labels/classes.
    - Toggle between ARMA and OFP weapons and commands.
    - Edit data files to add commands, weapons, and ammo manually from within the application.
    - Built in HELP for all wizards, OFP files, scripting, and how to get started.
    - Install is an official Windows Installer Package. Super-clean uninstall.
    - MUCH, MUCH MORE!! Try it out!
v 1.0.0000
Complete overhaul of CHOFPSE is now ARMAEDIT
Now usable with Armed Assault (ARMA) and Operation Flashpoint (OFP)
Please uninstall any older versions before installing this new version
Added tabs for open documents
Added project window for editing multiple mission project files

Added DONE status to objectives in the Briefing Wizard
Added some mission settings to the Description Wizard
Other minor misc. fixes and changes

Added some functionality for .sqf files
Repaired double quotes added in crate scripts
Repaired quotes added in description file classes
Added new (ARMA) commands for selecting the primary weapon when using custom units

Optimized code slightly for coloring scripts
Added ability for turning script tabs toolbar on or off
Added highlighting for #define and #include statements in functions and descriptions
Other minor misc. fixes and changes

Fixed problem with document titles sometimes showing file extension and sometimes not.
Added option to show or not show file extensions on all documents.
Major increase in speed of coloring long scripts.
Added other formatting options that can also increase speed if needed.
Added multi-select file dialog for adding music and sound files in the Description Wizard.
Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

Added improved functionality and context menus to project tree, and all CTreeCtrl classes.
Changed ammo used for M4A1SD and AKS74UN in unit wizard to proper lower velocity silenced (SD) magazines.
Fixed file names not transferring to editor properly (since last update) after creation.
Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

Added ability to use spaces and tabs before comments in scripts.
Added link to specific command help. Right click command and click "Get Command Help". This opens online COMREF manual, so it requires an internet connection.
Changed the way the labels/class combo works. Improves typing speed on very long documents.
Added the ability to add multiple project files at once.
Added the ability to edit snippets after they have been created.
Magazines are now listed under the weapons they fit in the command tree.
Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

Added line numbers to left margin of documents. Use option to turn them on or off.
Added bookmarks that can be selected in the left margin of documents.
Added author feature and improved script headers.
Added color formatting for internal data files.
Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

Added support for mnemonic characters in custom menus. A mnemonic is an an underlined character that carries out the command of the item. Hold Alt+Key for top level menu.
Fixed some issues with saving the state of maximized and restored documents.
Changed the way it activates the previous active file. Now only if it was a project file.
Fixed some problems with the way documents titles were being pre-set in the save dialog.
Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

Technical changes made to program initialization since last version.

Improved color formatting in views. No more visible jumping or scrolling.
Added a few toolbar buttons for quicker access to helpful editing features.
Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

- Files opened in projects are no longer added to the Recent Files list.
- Documents can now be printed with line numbers.
- Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

- Improved the undo/redo system. Now there are 48 undos and redos.
- Enhanced double click word selection and other text editing features.
- Added auto-complete text while typing. Use ENTER to insert the auto text and the ARROW keys to scroll through the available auto text. Use the options to toggle on or off. Also learns local variables while loading and words while typing.
- Added splash screen that shows the progress of the application loading.
- Added system memory information to the about dialog.
- Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

- Added support for block comments /* */ in function .sqf files.
- Bookmarks now stay with their line better when lines are added or subtracted.
- Documents now always show a full line at the top after scrolling.
- Fixed double click word selection sometimes not selecting word.
- Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

- Added better support for transferring tabs and spaces (white space) to new lines.
- Added a few options for some advanced editing features.
- All documents are immediately updated with any changes made in the options dialog.
- Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

- Added advanced find and replace dialog for finding and replacing text in multiple files.
- Added tool for localizing all strings in a project to the string table.
- Fixed drawing and scrolling problem sometimes with undo and redo.
- Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

- Slightly enhanced some text editing features.
- Added more sound classes and made a few changes to the Description Wizard.
- Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

- Fixed some errors with the Description Wizard.
- Fixed link to COMREF at Also changed individual help for commands due to web changes at
- Added the ability to have multiple paragraphs in briefing plan and notes sections.
- Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

- Added better integration with my web site when checking for updates and reporting errors
from the help menu selections.
- Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

- Fixed some errors with the sound classes created by Description Wizard.
- Bookmarks work better when pasting text.
- Maybe fixed rare problem when margins are not widened.
- Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

- Added more precise text section in the text editor.
- Fixed error in mutisided mission briefings for ARMA.

- Project bar controls and script tabs now resize to fit window.
* Repaired search with "Whole Word" option not working correctly.
- Bookmarks are now saved when a document is closed.
- Added a single "Replace" button to the Find/Replace dialog, plus other upgrades.
- Added a find button to the toolbar.
- Added the ability to rename snippets, projects, and project files.

- Project bar is now resizable and can go on the left or right of the main window.
- Added "Save All Modified" dialog that saves multiple dirty documents at once
when exiting the application.
- Improved the way the project selection dialog works.

* Added UNICODE support for international users.
- Added full find/replace menu as a drop down button on the toolbar.
- Added a button to hide the info at the bottom of the find/replace dialog.
* Repaired some issues with the left margin.
* Repaired issue with the case sensitivity when using the single replace button.
* Repaired issuses with the INDEPENDENT sides hidden objectives in multi-sided briefings.
- Added status bar indicator for documents type or extention.
- Added mutiple colors for different file types in the project list and file tabs.
- Synchronized the file tabs order with the files list (alphabetical order).
- Other minor misc. fixes and changes.

* Changes made to installer due to dll changes for UNICODE support.
- Uninstall will no longer try to run the app during uninstall to restore any file type changes. This causes problems if the app is deleted before uninstall.
- Project information file will also no longer be removed during uninstall so projects are not lost during future updates.

* Repaired some issues with the Undo/Redo functions on long files.
- Stopped unneeded scrolling when Undo/Redo is used.
* Fixed the way the view is widened for drawing the left margin.

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