Version Update: 5.1.2

It’s been 4 years since the last update. Like I’ve said in my previous post I’ve been busy with work and other personal projects, but I finally found some time to fix a few things and even add some new features.

About the frequent crashes

Anyone using version 5 has experienced eventual crashes and possibly losing their work at times. I’m sorry for that, but debugging crashes in AutoHotkey language is not so simple, specially in such a huge project, and I knew it would demand a lot of time to test many scenarios so I could get a clue of what was going on and find a solution… I’ve been working on at least 2 projects at the same time for the last 4 years, so finding time for this was constantly out of sight.

Indeed after many testing, guesses and refactoring, I have found the real source of the crashes and replaced the bugged code. If anything this version is at least a lot more stable, so I’m closing all issues about crashes. If you still experience crashes too often, please use GitHub to open another issue and try to give as much details as possible.

I’d like to thank everyone who’s downloaded PMC, sent bug reports, helped answering questions on the AHK forum or GitHub, made suggestions or somehow contributed to help improving this tool. And a special thank you for everyone who, despite the bugs, supported this project with donations (they really helped me many times). So I hope this version will make it more usable for all of you.

About the future of the project

I’m not planning to abandon PMC any time soon, but I will continue to be more involved in other things so there will probably be no frequent or major updates. I will try to fix bugs, though, whenever I can, and maybe add more suggested features.

As for the video tutorials, I know the ones I’ve made haven’t come out very good, but like I said before I’m not a video maker or youtuber. So if you have experience with video making and would like to help, please get in touch. I would like to make more of them and I could use some help. I have to plan how it’s going to be and when I will have time for it. Maybe I will make a poll to decide how I should go about this. I’d love to show everyone how to accomplish many things but I haven’t found the golden formula yet.

What’s new

  • Added Go to selected line button and Auto-select code on Preview window.
  • Added per-macro Context Sensitve Hotkeys.
  • Added support for OutputVar in Function window for RegExMatch, RegExReplace and StrReplace.
  • Improved performance of Text::Paste from Clipboard.
  • Fixed INI and REG commands not working when omitting optional parameters.
  • Fixed bug in Adjust coordinates to the center of the image option in Image Search.
  • Fixed mixing rows bug when saving a project (thanks to chosen1ft).
  • Fixed reordered macros exported in the wrong order.
  • Fixed bug when closing macro tab.
  • Fixed bugs and crashes.

11 thoughts on “Version Update: 5.1.2”

  1. Dear Rodolfo,

    Thank you very much for the long-awaited update!!
    I have a problem doing paste append(continuous paste in the different cells from the clipboard).
    Is this function added in the updated version..?
    I would like to write a topic about Pulover’s macro creator for Japanese users, to spread this wonderful tool. If possible, I would like to take some videos, too. I am wondering if it would be possible to seek some help from your team to back up my knowledge for that.. Looking forward to hearing from you thought..

    1. Hello there!

      Well, I’m not sure what you mean by continuous paste. Why don’t you write a response on the forum topic with a pmc code so I know what you’re trying to do.

      As for the Japanese topic, that would be very nice. I’m sure you can get some help on the ahk forum.

  2. Hi,
    I love your software but i don’t know why you new update make my codes acting weird, some times i just can’t apply some changes. can you provide the previous version to test ?

  3. Thank you for this great piece of software! It’s very useful and I use it everyday, so it’s good to know that you keep updating it. Keep up the great work & thanks again.

  4. Obrigada pela disponibilização desse programa, ajuda muito no meu dia a dia… Porém, estou com um problema, depois que efetuei a atualização, ele não está mais abrindo. Já desinstalei e instalei novamente, e ele simplesmente não abre.

  5. Hi Pulover,

    Thanks so much! You’ve saved me countless hours with this app!!

    All the best for your job .. and health+happiness to your family 🙂

  6. This is great news. I really appreciate all the work you put into this tool. I use AHK often to save time, but PMC is what I use everyday to streamline tedious/repetitive game tasks. PMC makes creating the AHK macros so intuitive.
    A big fan.

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