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The current Sublime Text 3 dev build is 3082. Details on new dev build releases are posted on the forum

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Build 3082

Release Date: 26 March 2015
  • Improved handling of index corruption: index will be automatically recreated
  • Fixed squiggly lines not drawing squiggly in tall windows

Build 3081

Release Date: 25 March 2015
  • Improved handling of index corruption: Sublime Text will no longer perform repetitive indexing in this scenario
  • Added index_workers setting to control the number of threads used for file indexing
  • Tab completion no longer completes numbers. Edit/Show Completions can still be used for this
  • Fixed Command Palette causing a crash with empty .sublime-build files

Build 3079

Release Date: 20 March 2015
  • Fixed a long standing plugin_host crash triggered via modal dialogs
  • Python: Tweaked property snippet to not be so intrusive

Build 3078

Release Date: 19 March 2015
  • Fixed a plugin_host regression in 3077

Build 3077

Release Date: 19 March 2015
  • Fixed a regression in 3075 that caused the default preferences to be marked as unsaved
  • Fixed a performance regression with large folders introduced in 3067
  • Partially reworked plugin_host communication
  • OSX: Fixed a regression in 3076 that caused excess CPU usage

Build 3075

Release Date: 10 March 2015
  • Build Systems: Build systems can now be explicitly selected again
  • Build Systems: Renamed "keyfile" to "keyfiles", now accepting a list of files that can trigger the build system (e.g., ["Makefile", "makefile"])
  • Improved change detection for files that disappear and reappear, as happens with disconnected network drives
  • Windows: Added workaround for broken std::condition_variable in MSVC 2012, fixing a crash in plugin_host
  • Updated to a never version of leveldb, fixing constant low level CPU usage if the index becomes corrupted
  • Fixed a crash that could occur in directory scanning when directories are being rapidly deleted and recreated
  • Transient sheets (e.g., as created by Goto Anything when previewing files) are no longer added to the Recently Closed list
  • Windows: Added more descriptive errors when the Update Installer fails to rename a folder

Build 3074

Release Date: 3 March 2015
  • Build Systems: Variants can now be selected directly when pressing Primary+B (See this discussion for more information)
  • Posix: Fixed new files not respecting the umask permission flags
  • OSX: Workaround for an OS issue with zero size windows and OpenGL views
  • Windows: Fixed incorrect window sizing after making a maximised window full screen
  • Windows: Fixed access denied errors that could occur when saving with atomic_save disabled
  • remember_open_files setting is now hidden, and defaults to false. Note that this change will have no effect if the hot_exit setting is left at its default value of true

Build 3073

Release Date: 28 February 2015
  • Fixed a Goto Definition regression in 3072
  • Build System choices are remembered, so the user will be prompted to choose a build system less often
  • Added Edit Project to the Command palette

Build 3072

Release Date: 27 February 2015
  • Changelog is now in HTML
  • Reworked how Build Systems are selected (More Information)
  • Fixed Redo sometimes restoring the selection to the incorrect location
  • Command Palette now remembers the last entered string
  • atomic_save is disabled by default
  • Fixed tabset background being set to the wrong color on startup if different colored tabs are used
  • Improved scrolling behavior when line_padding_top is > 0
  • minihtml: Added support for <img> tags, in conjunction with file://, res:// and data: URLs
  • minihtml: Added support <ul> and <li> elements
  • minihtml: Added support for padding
  • minihtml: Added support background-color on inline elements

Build 3071

Release Date: 20 February 2015
  • API: Added COOPERATE_WITH_AUTO_COMPLETE flag for View.show_popup()
  • Properly improved behavior of Goto Definition when using multiple panes
  • Fixed a bug with scrolling tabs, where a 1 pixel line would occasionally appear underneath them
  • minihtml: Added support for trivial tags small, code, em, var, and strong
  • minihtml: Fixed units not being assigned correctly when using shorthand notation
  • Windows: Popup windows are now able to receive scroll wheel input
  • API: Fixed a regression 3070 where Window.show_quick_panel() incorrectly reported the highlighted item
  • API: Fixed a crash caused by passing an empty string into View.show_popup()

Build 3070

Release Date: 17 February 2015
  • API: Added View.show_popup() and related functions
  • Added auto_complete_cycle setting
  • Fixed Minimap refusing to draw on very large windows
  • Tweaked handling of syntax definitions and unused captures, resolving an issue with spell checking in Markdown links.
  • Improved behavior of Goto Definition when using multiple panes
  • Fixed tmLanguages files with the hidden flag set appearing in the Command Palette
  • Tweak to quote auto pairing logic
  • Tweak to Open URL regex (thanks facelessuser)
  • OSX: Added work around for performActionForItemAtIndex: taking an excessively long time in Yosemite. This affected any commands that had a corresponding menu item.
  • API: Window.show_quick_panel() will now scroll to the selected item when shown
  • API: Window.show_quick_panel() now accepts the flag sublime.KEEP_OPEN_ON_FOCUS_LOST
  • API: Fixed on_post_window_command() not getting called

Build 3069

Release Date: 4 February 2015
  • Fixed a crash regression in 3068 when typing in a transient sheet
  • Fixed a long standing issue with spell checking and non-ascii characters
  • API: Fixed sublime.yes_no_cancel dialog return value on Windows

Build 3068

Release Date: 3 February 2015
  • Added Goto Definition to the context menu
  • Added <current file> option to Find in Files
  • Added spelling_selector setting, to control what text is checked for misspellings
  • Misspelled words can now be added to the dictionary, in addition to being ignored
  • Fixed Ignored Words not persisting after exiting
  • Improved some error messages when parsing .tmLanguage files
  • Improved URL detection in Open URL context menu item (thanks iamntz and facelessuser)
  • Fixed incorrect menu mnemonics
  • OSX: Added logging when FSEvents API returns failure
  • Fixed a crash regression in 3067 triggered by renaming files
  • Fixed sidebar icons sometimes being invisible on startup
  • API: Added sublime.yes_no_cancel_dialog()
  • API: Added sublime.expand_variables()
  • API: Added Window.extract_variables()
  • API: Added Sheet.view()

Build 3067

Release Date: 30 January 2015
  • Right clicking on a URL will show an 'Open URL' menu item
  • Improved Console Panel scrolling behavior
  • Linux: Improved sudo save system compatibility
  • OSX: subl command line tool no longer uses Distributed Objects, resolving some intermittent failures
  • .tmLanguage files may contain a <hidden> element, to indicate they shouldn't be displayed to the user
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when dragging rows scrolled out of view in the side bar
  • Fixed not being able to click on the selected row of the auto complete popup
  • Fixed a typo in the "Save Workspace As" dialog

Build 3066

Release Date: 16 October 2014
  • Linux: Added sudo save
  • Windows: subl.exe command line helper accepts wildcards
  • Improved handling of build systems that generate lots of output
  • Build Systems may now declare a "keyfile" (e.g., 'Makefile' for the Make build system) to better auto detect which build system to use
  • When opening a project with a build system, that build system is now selected by default
  • New windows now always use the automatic build system, rather than the build system of the last used window
  • Goto Anything supports :line:col syntax in addition to :line

Build 3064

Release Date: 27 August 2014
  • Added remember_full_screen setting
  • Posix: Fixed a file permission regression in 3063

Build 3063

Release Date: 26 August 2014
  • Improved quote auto pairing logic
  • Selected group is now stored in the session
  • Fixed a crash triggered by Goto Anything cloning views
  • Windows: Added command line helper, subl.exe
  • OSX: Added 'New Window' entry to dock menu
  • Posix: Using correct permissions for newly created files and folders

Build 3062

Release Date: 5 May 2014
  • Added sidebar icons
  • Added sidebar loading indicators
  • Sidebar remembers which folders are expanded
  • Fixed a crash in plugin_host

Build 3061

Release Date: 21 December 2013
  • API: Updated to Python 3.3.3
  • Tweaked window closing behavior when pressing ctrl+w / cmd+w
  • Fixed a lockup when transitioning from a blinking to a solid caret

Build 3058

Release Date: 12 December 2013
  • Added index_exclude_patterns setting to control which files get indexed
  • Fixed a crash regression in 3057

Build 3057

Release Date: 10 December 2013
  • Added settings caret_extra_top, caret_extra_bottom and caret_extra_width to control the caret size
  • Added settings show_encoding and show_line_endings to control what gets shown on the status bar

Build 3056

Release Date: 20 November 2013
  • Transparent images are drawn with a checkerboard background
  • Fixed Find in Files not selecting the correct line for already opened files
  • Windows: Fixed extraneous .tmp files when saving
  • Vintage: Improved behavior of visual line mode with word wrapped lines

Build 3055

Release Date: 19 November 2013
  • Added image preview when opening images
  • Encoding and line endings are displayed in the status bar
  • Linux: Fixed a menu hiding issue
  • Find in Files will no longer block when FIFOs are encountered

Build 3054

Release Date: 16 October 2013
  • Fixed incorrect title bar in new sessions
  • Auto complete now works as expected in macros
  • Vintage: A block caret is now used
  • Linux: Fixed menu hiding not restoring correctly at startup
  • Linux: Fixed incorrect underscore display in some menus

Build 3053

Release Date: 30 August 2013
  • Ctrl+Tab ordering is stored in the session
  • Fixed an atomic save file permission regression for newly created files
  • When the last file is closed, a new transient file is created automatically
  • Linux: Added menu hiding
  • API: Window.open_file now accepts an optional group parameter

Build 3052

Release Date: 23 July 2013
  • API: Calling Settings.add_on_change() from within a settings change callback won't cause the added callback to be run
  • Fixed a crash in 3050

Build 3050

Release Date: 22 July 2013
  • Fixed a crash regression in 3049
  • Minor improvements to Python syntax highlighting

Build 3049

Release Date: 19 July 2013
  • Tab scrolling now works with mouse wheels
  • Changed tab close behavior: the neighboring tab is now always selected
  • Linux: Fixed incorrect handling of double clicks in the Find panel
  • Windows: Fixed hidden attribute regression in 3048 when atomic_save is disabled
  • Fixed a crash related to tab scrolling
  • API: Plugins may now call Settings.clear_on_change() within a callback from Settings.add_on_change()

Build 3048

Release Date: 10 July 2013
  • Added tab scrolling, controlled by the enable_tab_scrolling setting
  • Automatically closing windows when the last tab is dragged out
  • Added minimap_scroll_to_clicked_text setting
  • Improved error messages when unable to save files
  • font_options is now case insensitive
  • Posix: Fixes new files being created with unexpected permissions
  • Windows: SSE support is no longer required for 32 bit builds

Build 3046

Release Date: 26 June 2013
  • API: Supporting a distinction between Python modules and packages, to ensure relative imports work as expected

Build 3045

Release Date: 25 June 2013
  • Windows: Fixed plugin overriding

Build 3044

Release Date: 24 June 2013
  • Improved handling of Python sub-package importing, fixing the delete from side bar regression

Build 3043

Release Date: 21 June 2013
  • Deleted files are marked as dirty again
  • Fixed a regression when overriding the color scheme in syntax specific settings
  • Linux and OSX: atomic_save is adaptively disabled when it's not possible to preserve file permissions
  • API: Fixed settings objects getting invalidated too early with cloned views
  • API: Plugins in zip files are able to be overridden via files on disk

Build 3041

Release Date: 14 June 2013
  • Fixed file change detection regression in 3040
  • Windows: Fixed a crash introduced in 3034

Build 3040

Release Date: 13 June 2013
  • Fixed a crash on exit that could occur when hot_exit is disabled
  • Fixed a crash introduced in 3036
  • Windows: DirectWrite support uses the old path when drawing from a the text buffer
  • Windows: Auto updater supports updating from unicode paths
  • API: Added support for the termios module on Linux and OS X.

Build 3038

Release Date: 9 June 2013
  • Fixed further regressions in 3036

Build 3037

Release Date: 4 June 2013
  • Fixed a regression in 3036

Build 3036

Release Date: 4 June 2013
  • Fixed regressions in file change detection
  • Linux: Added support for High DPI, controlled by the GTK Text Scaling Factor
  • Windows: DirectWrite is enabled automatically in high DPI mode
  • OSX: Fixed context menus not working when the application is in the background

Build 3035

Release Date: 17 May 2013
  • Restored Windows XP compatibility
  • Fixed an OSX crash
  • Fixed double closing of script tags

Build 3034

Release Date: 16 May 2013
  • Improved file change detection
  • Windows: Added high DPI support
  • Graphics rendering ported to Skia from Cairo
  • HTML tag auto completion is better behaved in script tags
  • API: Fixed Selection.contains

Build 3032

Release Date: 6 May 2013
  • Added setting always_prompt_for_file_reload
  • Pressing right in the Goto Anything overlay will open the selected file without closing the overlay
  • Improved handling of deleted files when restoring sessions
  • Linux: Fixed popup menu positioning
  • Windows: Fixed erroneous entries in system menu

Build 3031

Release Date: 1 May 2013
  • Find panel has a drop down arrow to select previous items
  • Minor Auto Complete visual tweaks
  • API: Added view.show_popup_menu()
  • API: Added is_valid() method to view and window, to determine if the handle has been invalidated

Build 3030

Release Date: 23 April 2013
  • Fixed crash introduced in 3029

Build 3029

Release Date: 22 April 2013
  • Fix for rare crash
  • Telemetry is enabled by default for dev builds
  • Improved Minimap hover logic
  • Faster startup time

Build 3028

Release Date: 16 April 2013
  • Fixed a regression in 3027

Build 3027

Release Date: 15 April 2013
  • Fixed several rare crashes
  • Improved HTML completions when typing outside of tags
  • Fixed Close Tag not respecting self closing tags
  • Windows: Fixed auto updates not installing when the application is installed to a drive other than C

Build 3026

Release Date: 10 April 2013
  • auto_find_in_selection defaults to false as intended
  • Fixed a sidebar regression in 3024
  • Windows: Fixed an 'Open in Sublime Text' regression introduced in 3024
  • Improved handling of packages with non-utf8 encoded .py files

Build 3025

Release Date: 9 April 2013
  • Fixed some regressions in 3024
  • Added Paste from History
  • API: on_text_command and on_window command are now called when the menu is used
  • API: Added on_post_text_command and on_post_window_command

Build 3024

Release Date: 8 April 2013
  • Semi-transient sheets are no longer shown in the OPEN FILES section of the side bar
  • Added setting 'auto_find_in_selection', for S2 style Find in Selection logic
  • Using Google Breakpad to automatically report crashes
  • Symlinks are followed by default in folders added to the side bar
  • PHP: Improved auto indenting for the alternative control syntax
  • "Remove all Folders from Project" now prompts to confirm
  • Deleting a file via the side bar will first close the corresponding view, if any
  • Update window will display properly even if the theme doesn't have rules for it
  • Windows: New style Open Folder dialogs are used on Vista and later
  • API: Added view.close()
  • API: Added sublime.get_macro()

Build 3023

Release Date: 3 April 2013
  • New auto update system for Windows and OS X
  • Added telemetry. Telemetry is currently disabled by default, but will be enabled by default in future dev builds. It can be explicitly controlled with the enable_telemetry setting
  • API: Fixed a memory leak in plugin_host

Build 3022

Release Date: 18 March 2013
  • Updated syntax highlighting for PHP, Haskell and Pascal
  • API: view.command_history(0, True) now returns the last modifying command, as expected
  • API: view.substr(point) now has the same semantics as S2 for out of bounds addresses
  • API: Improved communication speed with plugin_host

Build 3020

Release Date: 13 March 2013
  • Linux: Fixed atomic_save working incorrectly with symlinks
  • Windows: Fixed a crash under Windows 7 x64

Build 3018

Release Date: 11 March 2013
  • CSS: Completions will not be offered when typing in selectors
  • Fixed a scenario where close tag gave incorrect results
  • Fixed crash that could occur when dragging a tab associated with a file that needs to be reloaded
  • Windows: Fixed shared memory race condition

Build 3017

Release Date: 7 March 2013
  • Further word navigation tweaks
  • HTML: Close Tag now works with script and style elements
  • HTML: Reindent has been reenabled
  • PHP: Fixed typing delay

Build 3016

Release Date: 6 March 2013
  • Smarter word navigation
  • HTML: Tags are closed when </ is entered. This is controlled by the auto_close_tags setting
  • HTML: Added attribute completion
  • Find and Replace panels automatically resize when multi line strings are entered
  • Fixed files being created with the hidden attriute on Windows XP when atomic_save is enabled
  • Linux: Using the correct version number for the deb files

Build 3015

Release Date: 4 March 2013
  • Fixed various regressions in 3014
  • OSX: Jump Back is now bound to control+hypen
  • Improved handling of files with extremely long lines

Build 3014

Release Date: 28 February 2013
  • Added Jump Back and Jump Forward commands
  • Improved HTML completions
  • Improved HTML auto indent
  • Minimap view rectangle auto hides (controlled by the always_show_minimap_viewport setting)
  • Updated C# package
  • Added invert_selection command
  • atomic_save is enabled by default
  • Indexing: Added detection of stuck workers
  • OSX: Improved handling of line numbers sent via apple events
  • API: view.add_regions() will accept package relative paths for the icon
  • API: view.add_regions() can show underlines
  • API: Added on_pre_close() callback
  • API: view.window() will now work even if the view isn't frontmost

Build 3013

Release Date: 21 February 2013
  • Faster loading of large, plain text files
  • Improved console scrolling performance on high resolution displays
  • Further protection against degenerate syntax definitions
  • Added atomic_save setting
  • Fixed Reveal in Side Bar
  • Fixed C++ syntax highlighting for nested class forward declarations
  • Exec panel scrolls again
  • Windows: ok_cancel_dialog uses new visual styles
  • OSX: Added experimental support for line numbers in the ODB protocol
  • API: Added on_text_command() and on_window_command()
  • API: Added load_resource(), load_binary_resource() and find_resources()
  • API: Added encode_value() and decode_value()
  • API: view.sel() supports negative indices
  • API: Implemented settings.add_on_change() and settings.clear_on_change()