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This file summarizes changes in WinMerge releases.

Numbers in parentheses refer to SourceForge.net tracker item numbers


old format (#XXXXXXX) or new format (patches:#XXXX) or
to Subversion revision numbers (rXXXXX). To open the tracker item, go to URL:
http://winmerge.org/tracker/[tracker-id]
WinMerge 2.14.0 - 2013-02-02 (r7596)
Bugfix: Shell extension uses unquoted program path (patches:#3023)
Translation updates:
- Dutch (patches:#3020)
- Slovenian (patches:#3021)
WinMerge 2.13.22 - 2013-01-13 (r7585)
Translation updates:
- Turkish (patches:#2967)
- Russian (patches:#3017)
- Norwegian (patches:#3018)
- Danish (patches:#3019)
WinMerge 2.13.21 - 2012-12-30 (r7575)
Update PCRE to version 8.10
Update SCEW to version 1.1.2
Improve startup time (#2788142)
Add menuitems for selecting automatic or manual prediffing (#2638608)
Add accelerator keys for Shell context menu (#2823536)
Improve editing of linefilter regular expressions (#3015416)
Allow editing context line count in patch creator (#2092180)
Improve color options organization (#2818451)
Add /xq command line switch for closing WinMerge after identical files
and not showing message (#2827836)
Allow setting codepage from command line (#2725549)
Allow giving encoding name as custom codepage (#2813825, #3010934)
Add new options dialog panel for folder compare options (#2819626)
Add options GUI for quick compare limit (#2825628)
Write config log as UTF-8 file (r7057)
Bugfix: Untranslated string ("Merge.rc:nnnn") was displayed
in status bar (#3025855)
Bugfix: Pane headers not updated after language change (#2923684)
Bugfix: Quick contents compare didn't ignore EOL byte differences (#2929005)
Bugfix: Compare by size always checked file times too (#2919510)
Bugfix: Crash when pasting from clipboard (#3109525)
Bugfix: Keeps verifing path even turned off in options (#3111581)
Bugfix: Crash after deleting text (#3109521)
Bugfix: Added EOL chars between copied file/path names (#2817546)
Bugfix: Created new matching folder to wrong folder (#2890961)
Bugfix: Strange scrolling effect in location pane (#2942869)
Bugfix: Plugin error after interrupting folder compare (#2919475)
Bugfix: "+" and "-" from the number block don't work in the editor (#3306182)
Bugfix: Date format did not respect Regional Settings (#3175189)
Bugfix: When selecting multiple files in Patch Generator dialog,
"Swap" button led to an error. (#3043635, #3066200)
Bugfix: WinMerge contained a vulnerability in handling project files (#3185386
)
(http://www.zeroscience.mk/mk/vulnerabilities/ZSL-2011-4997.php)
Installer: Remove OpenCandy from the InnoSetup installer (r7572, r7539)
New translation: Basque (#3387142)
Translation updates:
- French (#3412030)
- Hungarian (#3164982)
- Spanish (#3412937)
WinMerge 2.13.20 - 2010-10-20 (r7319)
Add missing keywords to Pascal highlighter (#2834192)
Recognize .ascx files as ASP files (#3042393)
Fix help locations (#2988974)
Show only "Copy to other side" item in file compare
context menu (#2600787)
Expand/collapse folders from keyboard (#2203904)
Improve detecting XML files in file compare (#2726531)
Initialize folder selection dialog to currently selected folder in
options dialog (r6570)
New translation: Persian (#2877121, #3065119)
New translation: Serbian (#3017674, #3065119)
Installer: Drop Windows 9x/ME/NT4 support and use Microsoft runtime
libraries installer (#3070254)
Installer: Remove Uninstall shortcut from start menu folder (#3076909)
Installer: Don't install quick launch icon for Windows 7 (#3079966)
Installer: Add OpenCandy to the InnoSetup installer (#3088720)
Bugfix: WinMerge was vulnerable to DLL hijacking as described in
Microsoft Security Advisory (2269637) (#33056008)
Bugfix: Location pane focus enabled "Save" (#3022292)
Bugfix: "Copy and advance" toolbar icons not automatically enabled (#3033325)
Translation updates:
- Bulgarian (#3082392)
- Chinese (#3033324)
- Dutch (#2804979)
- French (#2850842, #2968200)
- Slovenian (#2917796, #2932094, #2934354, #3070136)
- Spanish (#2930734)
- Turkish (#2825132, #2827817)
- Ukrainian (#2817835)
WinMerge 2.12.4 - 2009-06-09 (r6833)
Add more C/C++ types to syntax highlight (#2776705)
Create config log file to My Documents-folder (#2789839)
Bugfix: Reports had same left/right descriptions (#2772646)
Bugfix: When conflict file saved trailing line-ending was lost (#2550412)
Bugfix: File compare HTML reports use invald DOCTYPE (#2783477)
Bugfix: "##" in file filter pattern caused an infinite loop (#2789345)
Bugfix: Could select prediffer when plugins were disabled (#2787131)
Bugfix: Opening mixed-EOL file one side forced both files to be handled as
mixed-eol files (#2022312)
Bugfix: Didn't show correct EOL chars if whitespace chars were turned off
and again on (#2791402)
Bugfix: Generated patch had wrong file time for UTF-16 files (#2791506)
Bugfix: Did not export changed options values (#2799149)
Bugfix: Reset the compare method to original if it was changed (#2802427)
WinMerge 2.12.2 - 2009-04-01 (r6625)
Disable folder compare tree-view by default (#2714968)
Bugfix: Filename extension column was empty for files (#2670046)
Bugfix: Crash when selecting backup folder (#2686382)
bugfix: Swapping panes did not update statusbar (#2661838)
Bugfix: Says files are identical after making files different in another
application and re-loading them (#2672737)
Bugfix: Files with missing last EOL weren't merged correctly (#2712120)
Translation updates:
- Polish (#2717382, #2720875)
WinMerge 2.12.0 - 2009-03-05 (r6542)
Remember last target folder for Copy/Move to in folder compare (#2659228)
Detect Windows 7 and Windows 2008 in config log (#2599256)
Bugfix: Help window opened from WinMerge was modal (#2590079)
Bugfix: Crash in editor when undoing (#2590212)
Bugfix: Browse button in Option dialog reverted to previous settings
(#2606153)
Bugfix: Files without extension get backed up to name..bak (#2627752)
Bugfix: Must Show Different to Show L/R Unique (#2129561)
Translation updates:
- Chinese Traditional (#2608190)
- Croatian (#2596949)
- Czech (r6538)
- Danish (#2648183)
- Dutch (#2586422, #2590430)
- French (#2603591)
- Galician (#2632173)
- German (#2586497)
- Greek (#2615285)
- Japanese (r6456)
- Swedish (#2586274)
- Ukrainian (#2609242)
WinMerge 2.11.2 - 2009-02-05 (r6428)
Update Python syntax highlight keywords for Python 2.6 (#2473375)
More accurate visible area rect in location pane (#2479804)
New options page for Shell Integration options (#2433648)
Remove Frhed hex editor from GUI (context menu) (r6376)
Register.bat should use Find with full path (#2536582)
Better Unicode file detection for full contents compare (2477657)
Bugfix: Could not open project file that contains an ampersand
character in folder names (#2372000)
Bugfix: File compare method "Modified Date and Size" ignored file size
(#2455595)
BugFix: Quick compare didn't ignore EOL differences (#2433677)
Bugfix: Remove EOL characters from command line (#2458728)
Bugfix: Merging one line diff to empty other side didn't work (#2456399)
Bugfix: Location pane was empty for some files with diffs (#2459234)
Bugfix: Line filter editing didn't update edit box when editing was
canceled by ESC key (#2493935)
Bugfix: Wrong number shown for difference when using line filters (#2493980)
Bugfix: Crashed if compared file disappeared during file compare (#2493945)
Bugfix: Creating new files caused message about missing files (#2515875)
Bugfix: Could not hide folders in recursive compare (#2528749)
Bugfix: Folder Compare:Copy Right/Left don't create folder
Bugfix: Must Show Different to Show L/R Unique (#2129561)
Bugfix: Could not copy files from right to left (#2556904)
Bugfix: Don't show file name extension for folders (#2563314)
Translation updates:
- Brazilian (#2461443, #2524796)
- Chinese Traditional (#2540115)
- Czech (r6201)
- Dutch (#2481022, #2494378, #2499994)
- French (#2551043, #2551066)
- Greek (#2550911)
- Swedish (#2452467, #2465385, #2511043)
WinMerge 2.12.x (R2_12) branch created (r6202)
WinMerge 2.11.1.8 - 2008-12-19 (r6200)
Allow reloading the file if it has been changed on the disk
behind WinMerge (#2354125)
Add option to show Open-dialog on WinMerge startup (#2327424)
Add Git to Source Control filter and fix ignore file rules (#2329381)
Add build identifier for 64-bit builds to About-dialog (r6142)
Installer: Option to add WinMerge to system path (#2435175)
Add Unicode version of heksedit (#2036603)
Allow multiple file compare documents by default (#2445749)
Bugfix: Move confirmation dialog sometimes had wrong paths (#2327565, #2309190
)
Bugfix: Use translated version of readme.txt for Chinese Simplified (#2391000)
Bugfix: Installer didn't install readme.txt for all translations (#2396437)
Bugfix: Could not give paths to commandline when started WinMerge
from Cygwin prompt (#2427946)
Bugfix: Infinite loop in heksedit's Replace-dialog (r6176)
Translation updates:
- Croatian (#2390558)
- German (r6130)
- Greek (#2379356)
- Japanese (r6154)
- Swedish (#2318778, #2374278)
WinMerge 2.11.1.7 - 2008-11-20 (r6112)
Add shell context menu to folder compare context menu (#2189315)
Update PCRE to version 7.8 (#2209911)
Show missing lines in location pane for diffs having both different
and missing lines (#2119235)
Syntax highlighting for Verilog files (#2231145)
Tweak new "equal file" icon a little bit (#2312381)
Readme update (#2234689)
Translation updates:
- Brazilian (#2219568)
- Czech (r6034)
- Swedish (#2215167, #2236651)
WinMerge 2.11.1.6 - 2008-10-23 (r6033)
General compare status for files (not known if text/binary) (#2175736)
Change icons for the new general compare status (#2185302)
Use 24bit icons for "Bookmarks" and "Delete" menu items (#2141184)
Installer: create backup of ClearCase config file (#2129095)
BugFix: Translatable strings having space before colon (#1971868)
BugFix: Wrong cursor position when disabling selection margin (#2138555)
BugFix: Showed a black line when disabling selection margin (#2068790)
BugFix: Fix manual URL in Readme.txt (#2181628)
BugFix: Long unique paths were mixed up in folder compare view (#2129634)
BugFix: Some calls made to plugins when plugins were disabled (#2182788)
BugFix: If messagebox was shown during file loading location pane
didn't show any differences (#2101780)
WinMerge 2.11.1.5 - 2008-10-02 (r5995)
Use external editor to edit file filters (#2082774)
Improved command line handling (#2081779)
Change Manual url to http://winmerge.org/docs/manual/ (r5956)
Manual updates
Plugins: Show processing instructions in XML plugin (#1979321)
Add icon for "Compare" menu item (#2119843)
Change download URL to current URL (#2136765)
Installer: create backup of ClearCase config file (#2129095)
BugFix: ClearCase checkout/commit dialog translation error (#2051069)
BugFix: Table of Contents in manual (#2071625)
BugFix: Highlight ShowUnInstDetails keyword for NSIS files (#2084879)
BugFix: Displayed a blank time when file last modified time is 00:00:00
(#2098626)
BugFix: Customized colors weren't used in some areas (#2110218)
BugFix: Zip files were extracted into wrong folder (#2110350)
BugFix: Case-sensitive regexp search didn't work (#1991259)
BugFix: There were some installer regressions
(eg. Installer didn't create Quick Launch icon) (#1460517)
BugFix: Whitespace ignore options didn't work with quick compare (#2120174)
BugFix: Giving path to file and folder to command line
did not work (#2138560)
New translation: Galician (#2120685)
Translation updates:
- German (r5934)
- Russian (#2067785)
- Swedish (#2075513)
- Ukrainian (#2131753)
WinMerge 2.11.1.4 - 2008-08-21 (r5846)
Binary file edit/compare (#2036603)
Add wait cursor for undo and redo (#2039228)
Add icon for "Open Conflict File" menu item (#2047054)
Include unique subfolder contents in recursive folder compare (#2034259)
Installer: Use -u switch in TortoiseSVN command line (#2060782)
Add icon for "Plugins->List" menu item (#2060771)
BugFix: External editor command line switches did not work (#2037862)
BugFix: Deleting/Moving file crashed WinMerge in debugger (#2025833)
Bugfix: Lost focus after folder compare operations (#2046002)
Bugfix: Some files had folder icons when aborting folder compare (#2018836)
BugFix: Didn't select word-diff cyclically by pressing F4 key (#1989858)
BugFix: Could not reset EOL ignore after selecting it from query
dialog (#2056741)
Translation updates:
- Brazilian (#2059836)
- German (#2045666)
- Greek (#2062442)
- Chinese Traditional (#2039929)
- Japanese (r5805)
- Swedish (#2062107)
WinMerge 2.11.1.3 - 2008-08-04 (r5733)
Rename color scheme menu item "None" and add separator (#2027300)
Add -u commandline parameter as alternative to -ub (#2029275, #2030359)
Remove RCLocalizationHelper plugin (#2029457)
Clarify Supercopier caused hang in release notes (#2030040)
Improve tree mode in folder compare (#2018836)
Unlimited undo (#2033754)
BugFix: Could change syntax highlight mode when highlighting was
disabled from options (#2027325)
BugFix: Editing line filters updated wrong filter (#2025130)
BugFix: Boldfacing did work only for Courier font (#2000996)
BugFix: Shift+Backspace didn't work in editor (#1153696)
WinMerge 2.11.1.2 - 2008-07-24 (r5673)
Refresh compare after changing filter (#2017426)
Add dialog listing available plugins (#2021722)
Hierarchical directory comparison result view (#2018836)
Add "Open Conflict" for file/folder compare menus (#2025472)
Enable hierarchial folder compare view by default (#2025478)
Confirmation dialog for move operations (#2026508)
Manual: New build system (#2015434)
Manual: Improve Opening Files and Folders (#2017901)
Manual: Improve folder compare documentation (#2024587)
BugFix: Failed to compare UTF-8 files plugins disabled (#2018287)
Bugfix: Don't warn about closing multiple windows when only one
window is open (#2010463)
BugFix: Moving was allowed for protected items (#2023734)
BugFix: Could change EOL style for protected file (#2025781)
WinMerge 2.11.1.1 - 2008-07-11 (r5609)
Manual: Introduction update (#2011365)
Manual: Reorganize structure (#2011924)
Add ShellExtension menu for drive letters (root folders) (#2011602)
Remove buildall.bat (#2013576)
New option to enable plugins (disabled by default) (#2013845)
Plugins: Show processing instructions in XML plugin (#1979321)
BugFix: Use system codepage for paths (#1979429, #2008581)
BugFix: ANSI build crash in folder compare (#2010053)
BugFix: Add insert/overtype mode indicator to statusbar (#2015174)
BugFix: Detected UTF-8 encoding shown as 65001 (#2012377)
WinMerge 2.10.x (R2_10) branch created (r5561)
WinMerge 2.9.1.5 - 2008-07-04 (r5560)
Manual: Copy editing (#2000322, #2005418)
Manual: Clarify 64-bit support (#2002431)
Reduce executable sizes (#2003203)
Release Notes update (#2007673, r5557)
BugFix: Possible crash when enabling line filter (#2004160)
BugFix: Location Pane flickers when scrolling (#1938177, #2005031)
BugFix: Use system codepage for paths (#1979429, #2008581)
BugFix: Random crashes in folder compare (#2005308)
Translation updates:
- Chinese Traditional (#2007426)
WinMerge 2.9.1.4 - 2008-06-24 (r5518)
Use PCRE regular expressions in the editor (#1991259)
Installer: install to all users (#1460517)
Update release notes (#1990886, #1995265, #1999880)
Manual: Use PNG files (#1988845, #1989744)
BugFix: Temp paths in Reports created from archive file (#1984346)
BugFix: ISL file syntax highlighting starts comment with { (#1981326)
BugFix: Crash when starting a second instance (#1993835)
BugFix: Crash when starting WinMerge with only one path (#1994402)
BugFix: Messages missing from installer translations (r5506)
BugFix: Always right side as origin side in copy confirmation dialog
when Copy To... (#2001237)
New translation: Slovenian (#1997236)
Translation updates:
- Brazilian (#1994578)
- Swedish (#2000307)
WinMerge 2.9.1.3 - 2008-06-05 (r5438)
Update PCRE (regular expression library) to version 7.7 (#1941779)
Add VB.net keywords to Basic highlighter (#1970912)
Open conflict files by drag & dropping to main window (#1984884)
Possible improvement for WinMerge exit bug (#1602313)
BugFix: Location Pane flickers when resizing (#1740106)
BugFix: Command line description text starting with "/" confused
WinMerge (#1973225)
BugFix: Item count in statusbar not get cleared (#1976480)
New translation: Ukrainian (#1973149, #1974021)
Translation updates:
- Brazilian (#1978374)
- Korean (#1978362)
- Swedish (#1980970)
WinMerge 2.9.1.2 - 2008-05-23 (r5362)
Optimize location pane (r5341, r5342, r5346, r5351, r5355, r5356)
BugFix: Version Control filter did not match all VSS files (#1881186)
BugFix: Fix showing differences in the end of the line (#1883409, #1962816)
BugFix: Fix command line paths in quotes ending with "\" (#1963523)
New translation: Greek (#1968429)
Translation updates:
- Bulgarian (#1957434)
- Croatian (#1958283)
- Swedish (#1950188, #1970074)
WinMerge 2.9.1.1 - 2008-04-23 (r5324)
Release Notes update (#1933950)
Installer: Use correct way to create start menu web link (#1913919)
Installer: Simplify DeletePreviousStartMenu() function (#1913949)
Installer: Updated the side art of the installer application (#1915012)
Update URLs and switch to 2.8 manual (#1919965)
New splash screen (#1914869)
Tab icons at Filter dialog (#1926531)
Add VS2003/VS2005 project files (#1926346)
Create separate document for compiling WinMerge (#1927502)
Update InnoSetup translations (#1931492)
Make 'Yes' the default button in copy confirmation dialog (#1943647)
Allow drag & drop of paths to Open dialog (#1945254)
Enlarge 'Discard All' button in Save confirmation dialog (#1947216)
BugFix: Installer could create a registry access error (#1909967)
BugFix: The filter text box in Open-dialog sometimes displayed some garbage
data (#1915424)
BugFix: Print area was not clipped correctly. (#1915536)
BugFix: Undo after pane swapping (#1915536, #1923625)
BugFix: Quick compare for same folder didn't show differences (#1918599)
BugFix: Installer didn't have ChangeLog.txt included (r5255)
BugFix: Shortcuts given in command line were not expanded (#1942217)
New translation: Romanian (#1939729)
Translation updates:
- Brazilian (#1913723)
- Chinese Traditional (#1927605)
- French (#1920380)
- German (r5130, r5139, r5171, r5203, r5236, #1949068)
- Italian (#1939235)
- Japanese (r5152)
- Polish (#1934655)
- Russian (#1914466)
- Spanish (#1907152, r5250)
- Swedish (#1908289)
WinMerge 2.8 RC - 2008-03-04 (r5125)
Update developers list in splash screen (#1891548)
Better error handling for Excel plugin (#1510293)
Add macros, bookmarks and document properties to Word plugin (#1510298)
Add *.dot (document template) extension to Word plugin (r5120)
BugFix: Copy&Paste from VB6 added binary chars (#1904355)
Translation updates:
- Chinese Traditional (#1905323)
- Swedish (#1905520)
WinMerge 2.7.7.6 - 2008-02-28 (r5099)
Remove sintance.h/sintance.cpp as not compatible with GPL (#1886580)
Automatically switch to mixed-EOL mode when loading files with
two or more EOL styles (#1901547)
Indent "Explorer Context Menu" sub options (#1901763)
Replace 'DOS' in EOL style strings with 'Windows' (#1902583)
Show 'Mixed' as file compare EOL style instead of empty style (r5091)
Typo fixes and grammar improvements to several strings (#1898401)
BugFix: Ignore codepage specified on File Encoding dialog if file was
detected as UTF-8 (#1900728)
BugFix: Recognize invalid UTF-8 sequence as UTF-8 (#1900733)
BugFix: Didn't highlight any difference between untitled documents (#1900257)
Translation updates:
- Czech (r5073)
- Japanese (r5076)
- Swedish (#1901784)
WinMerge 2.7.7.5 - 2008-02-22 (r5069)
Cleaning up Help-menu (#1875111)
Right-align tab size number in editor options (r5037)
Move Time difference ignore -option to compare options (#1892283)
Add option to select temporary folder (#1893167)
Show file encoding in file compare statusbar (#1895629)
Unify EOL style strings in folder compare and file compare (#1896462)
Remove "DisplayBinaryFiles" and "EditBinaryFiles" plugin (#1899161)
BugFix: Potential lockup in folder compare (#1865131, #1889907)
BugFix: Line filter didn't filter non-ascii lines correctly (#1880628)
BugFix: GNU General Public License name in menu (#1868989)
BugFix: Didn't switch back to content compare once switched to quick
compare in folder compare (#1770373)
BugFix: Quick compare didn't ignore EOL differences (#1884717)
Translation updates:
- Croatian (r5032)
- Czech (r5017)
- German (r5038)
- Slovak (#1895583)
- Swedish (#1891326)
WinMerge 2.7.7.4 - 2008-02-07 (r5011)
Detect (and read/write) UTF-8 files without BOM (#1879271)
Tell user that file is not a conflict file (#1880423)
Allow opening conflict file from command line (#1880857)
Use radio symbol for current EOL menu item (#1869755)
Ask and create pair for unique folder and open them (#1881454)
Add publisher info to version resource (#1884920)
Move "Zoom In/Out" to own sub menu (#1879340)
Installer: Add more version resource info (#1885793)
Reset text zoom to default size with Ctrl + * (#1886664)
BugFix: Always return 0 to command line (#1854419)
BugFix: Merge/Delete deleted items from read-only sides (#1882019)
BugFix: Shellextension had no publisher info and wrong
description (#1878828)
BugFix: Lockup when showing binary files (#1880711)
Translation updates:
- Croatian (r4952)
- Japanese (r4962)
- Swedish (#1884918)
WinMerge 2.7.7.3 - 2008-01-23 (r4951)
Resolve conflict files (cvs, svn...) (#1875129)
Save line filter when edit box loses focus (#1875853)
Add link to translations website at help menu (#1699883)
Manual: Add instructions for conflict file resolving (#1876770)
Manual: Document third path given to command line (#1877735)
BugFix: Fix Quick Compare regression in 2.7.7.2 (#1872165)
Bugfix: Clipped text in file saving error message (#1874854)
WinMerge 2.7.7.2 - 2008-01-14 (r4915)
Syntax highlighting for PowerShell files (#1859657)
Syntax highlighting for PO(T) files (#1866221)
Change font size with Ctrl + MouseWheel (#1865795, #1869686)
Horizontal scrolling with Shift + MouseWheel (#1865795)
Installer: Add support for integration with latest version of TortoiseCVS and
TortoiseSVN x64 (#1865168)
Close compare tab with middle mouse button (#1865220)
Add index.html for documentation folders (#1866183)
Manual: Clarify file filters folder name matching (#1867212)
Improve file compare margin icons location (#1718699)
Enable file compare to open binary files (#1869647)
File encoding dialog for file compare (#1871079)
BugFix: Crash when using TrackPoint middle-button scrolling (#1864040)
BugFix: WinMerge didn't show the contents of the symbolic link target (#186497
8)
BugFix: Unused registry key HKCU\Thingamahoochie\WinMerge was created
(#1865202)
BugFix: Register.bat didn't work on Windows 98 and Vista (#1869821)
BugFix: Open-dialog was not displayed on Windows 98 (#1866442, #1869858)
BugFix: Right mouse button didn't move cursor to new place (#1814184)
Translation updates:
- Spanish (#1867234)
- Swedish (#1867765, #1867844)
WinMerge 2.7.7.1 - 2007-12-20 (r4842)
New option to keep file's time when saving in file compare (#1851921)
Installer: Link to translated ReadMe in Start menu, if file exists (#1805818)
Add HTML-formatted release notes (#1851308, #1852534)
Installer: Install release notes file (#1852599)
Installer: Move manual to core files component and remove
User Guide component (#1853409)
Bugfix: VS2008 and VS2005 compile problems (#1847265)
Bugfix: More difference highlight code reverts (#1748940)
Translation updates:
- Spanish (#1655577)
WinMerge 2.7.6 - 2007-11-29 (r4807)
Touchpad scrolling improvements (#1837457)
BugFix: Values with "," inside could break the CSV report (#1831512)
BugFix: Failed to create backup file in folder compare (#1835283)
BugFix: Revert difference highlight code to 2.6.12 version (#1811695)
BugFix: Backspace key didn't work when renaming items (#1738790)
Translation updates:
- Croatian (r4786)
WinMerge 2.7.5.7 - 2007-11-19 (r4772)
Remove MFC dependency from ShellExtension (#1833521)
Update ShellExtension icon to new WinMerge icon (#1833616)
BugFix: Build script didn't update PO files correctly before copying (r4756)
BugFix: ShellExtension's icon was clipped if system font size was small
(#1833616)
BugFix: Merge controls were not enabled for missing lines (#1833714)
WinMerge 2.7.5.6 - 2007-11-15 (r4752)
BugFix: Many translation-system related fixes and improvements (#1804762)
BugFix: When copying files to VCS system, destination file was
not checked out (#1828930)
BugFix: Visible area indicator on location pane shook when clicking
above or below the vertical scroll bar to scroll one screen (#1829572)
Translation updates:
- Croatian (#1829301)
- Japanese (r4730)
WinMerge 2.7.5.5 - 2007-11-08 (r4722)
Bugfix: Don't enable merge GUI for ignored differences (#1826375)
BugFix: PgUp key caused the error message "An invalid argument was
encountered" when word-wrap mode was on (#1820631)
BugFix: Keep selected items visible in Folder Compare columns dialog (r4715)
BugFix: Disable Folder Compare column selection dialog's up/down buttons
when first/last items are selected (r4716)
BugFix: Many translation-system related fixes and improvements (#1804762)
Add Croatian translation (#1820308)
Translation updates:
- Chinese Traditional (#1824691)
WinMerge 2.7.5.4 - 2007-11-01 (r4687)
New PO files based translation system (#1804762)
New folder compare column selection dialog (#1804555)
Install WinMerge.exe (ANSI version) only for Windows 95/98/ME (#1809140)
Better multi-monitor support, with option to lock panes (#1788168)
Installer: Install PO files and MergeLang.dll (#1820689)
BugFix: Ignored differences were merged when merging multiple
differences (#1811745)
Bugfix: Don't clear selection when right-clicking outside it (#1814184)
Bugfix: Configuration log labeled Vista as Longhorn (#1815859)
Bugfix: Customized text color for ignored differences didn't shown (#1807895)
Translation updates:
- Chinese Traditional (#1810192, #1810541)
- Italian (#1805044)
WinMerge 2.7.5.3 - 2007-09-27 (r4572)
Use PO files for translations (generate RC-files from PO-files)
Add Portuguese translation (#1756364)
Change Up/Down button names in folder compare columns dialog(#1800064)
BugFix: Fix MakeResDll crash (#1795421)
BugFix: Full screen mode didn't work with multiple monitors (#1788168)
Bugfix: Revert multiple monitor patches (#1788168)
BugFix: PgUp key didn't do anything in beginning of the file (#1795680)
BugFix: The option 'Automatically scroll to first difference' didn't work
properly when word-wrap mode was on (#1795814)
Translation updates:
- French (#1800064, #1802363)
- Japanese (r4546)
WinMerge 2.7.5.2 - 2007-09-11 (r4528)
Graphical improvements to location pane (#1770175)
Remove MFC dependency from resource compiler (#1783581)
Better multi-monitor support (split file view on monitor boundary) (#1788168)
BugFix: Renaming unique item (only other side) renamed parent folder (#1787816
)
BugFix: Goto didn't change the active pane when selecting another pane (#17913
51)
Translation updates:
- Traditional Chinese (r4473)
WinMerge 2.7.5.1 - 2007-08-16 (r4440)
HTML reports for file compare (#1739209)
Ask confirmation when exiting with multiple windows open (#1757800)
Translation updates:
- Catalan (r4370)
- Simplified Chinese (r4369)
- Danish (r4360)
- French (r4383)
- Russian (r4421)
- Slovak (r4413)
- Swedish (r4412)
WinMerge 2.7.4 - 2007-06-27 (r4352)
Batch-file syntax highlighting keywords cleanup (#1743504)
Bugfix: Archivesupport: Zip-->both didn't work correctly (#1734439)
Bugfix: Linediff didn't highlight whitespace differences (#1698781)
Bugfix: Copy confirmation dialog did show wrong To-path (#1740024)
Translation updates:
- Italian (#1737491)
WinMerge 2.7.3.7 - 2007-06-14 (r4330)
New big toolbar (actual image instead of placeholder) (#1736520)
Bugfix: Fixes to folder compare copy/rename operations (#1730534)
Translation updates:
- Swedish (#1735635)
WinMerge 2.7.3.6 - 2007-06-07 (r4321)
Recent project files in File-menu (#1731551)
Automatically import existing linefilters to new dialog (#1718040)
Bugfix: copy/delete of unique items failed in folder compare
in 2.7.3.5 (#1730534)
Bugfix: crashed when ESC was pressed while renaming item in
folder compare (#1705874)
WinMerge 2.7.3.5 - 2007-05-31 (r4304)
Relax selecting parent folder restrictions (up arrow in folder compare) (#1727
829)
Show a warning if item can't be found anymore in folder compare
and it is tried to access (copy/move/delete) (#1723778)
New Borland Delphi file filter (#1699783)
Gradient toolbar (#1717774)
Bugfix: could not create new file filters in 2.7.3.4 (#1719892)
WinMerge 2.7.3.4 - 2007-05-15 (r4287)
Big (32x32) toolbar (image still placeholder) (#1698641)
Improve folder compare copy confirmation dialog (#1699585, #1700241)
New file filter for Symbian developers (#1694048)
Bugfix: several fixes to in-line difference highlight (#1694102, #1714088)
Bugfix: word wrap lose horizontal scrollbar (#1706476)
Bugfix: fixes to tabbed window control (#1718148)
Translation updates:
- German (#1701151)
- Japanese
- Korean (#1704904)
- Swedish (#1703350)
WinMerge 2.7.3.3 - 2007-04-04 (r4234)
Tabbed interface (#1603292)
Enable shell integration for folder backgrounds (#1693113)
Allow selecting syntax highlighting (#1690346)
New C# development file filter (#1689854)
Icon updates (#1686279, #1692097)
Bugfix: compare by date and by size broken in 2.7.3.2 (#1693441)
Bugfix: Open-dialog file filter failed if modified (#1693275)
Translation updates:
- Swedish (#1689515)
WinMerge 2.7.3.2 - 2007-03-27 (r4201)
Several fixes to line difference highlighting (#1491334, #1683061, #1639453)
Icon updates (#1684865)
Printing improvement (#1687430)
Language files size reduced (#1687661, #1687983, #1688012)
Bugfix: 2.7.3.1 binary file compare crash (#1687966)
Bugfix: long linefilters now restored correctly (#1680920)
Translation updates:
- Japanese
WinMerge 2.7.3.1 - 2007-03-20 (r4179)
New copy confirmation dialog in folder compare (#1675087, #1683842)
Improved line filter dialog (#1682475)
Installer/uninstaller icons restored to default icons
Some icon updates (#1680209)
Bugfix: folder compare lost focus after confirmation dialog (#1670991)
Bugfix: crash comparing empty folders (#1675211)
Translation updates:
- Czech
- French (#1664689)
- Polish (#1673082)
- Swedish (#1673908, #1678676, #1683289)
WinMerge 2.7.2 - 2007-02-27 (r4137)
Fix ShellExtension installation bug
Translation updates:
- Czech
- German (#1667564)
- French (#1664689)
WinMerge 2.7.1.7 - 2007-02-20 (r4120)
Folder compare threading improvement - should be faster in many
situations (#1662002)
New options for backup file location and naming (#1652696)
Syntax highlighting for CSS files (#1582537)
Allow to hide folder compare margins (View/View Margins) (#1663798)
Translation updates:
- Czech
- Polish (#1650831)
- Swedish (#1657664)
WinMerge 2.7.1.6 - 2007-02-01 (r4094)
New post-compare line filters for folder compare (#1644820)
Optimization for word wrap code (#1640741)
Bugfix: 2.7.1.5 forgets selected filter (#1637433)
Bugfix: limiting to single file compare window now works more
logically (#1636314)
Bugfix: ANSI regular expressions didn't work (#1644668)
Translation updates:
- Bulgarian (#1639493)
- Catalan (#1646638)
- Swedish (#1634968)
WinMerge 2.7.1.5 - 2007-01-10 (r4030)
New line filter implementation (please test and report bugs!) (#1593810)
Minimum height for location pane's visible area (#1489875)
Short label "Error" for error items in folder compare (#1567749)
Bugfix: rename edits wrong field in folder compare (#1597939)
Bugfix: too much scrolling in difference navigation
Bugfix: wrong text selection after pane switch in file compare (#1630630)
Bugfix: crash when editing space-char indented files (#1631613)
Manual updates
WinMerge 2.7.1.4 - 2006-12-21 (r3991)
Match lines inside differences (#1447744)
Workaround-patch (locally included to the build) for
shutdown problems (#1602313)
New ASP.Net filefilter (#1619689)
Bugfix: folder compare speed regression in 2.7.1.3 (#1610442)
Bugfix: new fix for folder compare Copy Left/Right To.. (#1603061)
Bugfix: copyright info missing from about dialog when
translation selected (#1604115)
Bugfix: location pane problems with word-wrap (#1584068, #1611542)
Bugfix: invalid path added to project file -dialog (#1602219)
Swedish translation update (#1614442)
Manual updates
WinMerge 2.7.1.3 - 2006-12-05 (r3919)
Now hides skipped items by default (#1604078)
Improved INI file syntax highlighting (#1607193)
Easier folder selection in Project File -dialog (#1603196)
New "Exclude Source Control files and directories filter" filefilter (#1557295
)
Bugfix: project files weren't loaded correctly from command line
(using shell file association) (#1602214)
Bugfix: crash in syntax parser (#1556688)
Bugfix: wrong difference navigation when word-wrap enabled (#1597814)
Bugfix: ClearCase integration didn't install if "Program Files" -folder
was named differently (non-English Windows)
Manual updates
Slovak translation update (#1606496)
WinMerge 2.7.1.2 - 2006-11-24 (r3844)
close WinMerge if Open-dialog is canceled when started
from command line (#1600714)
BugFix: project files didn't work (loaded right-side path
for both sides) (#1600000)
BugFix: location pane misdrawn when word-wrap enabled (#1584068)
WinMerge 2.7.1.1 - 2006-11-16 (r3810)
Use expat + scew for XML handling (partially converted) (1587574)
Uses PCRE for regular expressions (partially converted) (#1591605)
New folder compare icons (#1586705)
New bookmarks icons (#1586689)
Manifest files in resource, no need for separate files (#1588212)
BugFix: WinMerge/Filters folder was always created (#1578419)
BugFix: modality problems in file selection dialogs (#1586869)
BugFix: crash if file modification time was missing (#1589563)
BugFix: /x parameter didn't work with some other parameters (#1564283)
BugFix: asked sometimes twice about saving modified files (#1596692)

WinMerge 2.7.4 and earlier (also 2.6.x stable releases) have more detailed
changelogs in Changes.txt files in /Src and other folders.