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  • 2.2.0: Added tabbed MDI interface, Backup Script Wizard, support for automatic adding the copyright message on the top of the script, support for auto-saving scripts after the specified period of time, updated settings.
  • 2.1.5: Added French translation, support for checking used bookmarks on toolbar, small bugfixes.
  • 2.1.4: Added tab-bar with bookmarks in professional mode, support for declining use of unnecessary list parameters in simple mode, support for viewing latest post from ‘World of Batch Files’ blog on start, 10 new examples, improved compatibility with Windows 7 64-bit, lots of bugfixes.
  • 2.1.3: New options for changing the way of starting Dr.Batcher, support for storing spaces between command name and its parameters, tabbed “Common Options” dialog, improved compatibility with 32-bit Windows 7, small bugfixes.
  • 2.1.2: Support for saving empty lines and spaces at the beginning of lines in simple mode, enhanced bug reporting, added Help button in Compile wizard, lots of bugfixes.
  • 2.1.1: Small bugfixes.
  • 2.1.0: Added support for compiling batch scripts to EXE files, support for saving execution log to external file, new auto-update wizard, updated help system, bugfixes.
  • 2.0.3: Added search features in ‘Add command’ window, execution without saving a script, sending bug reports from menu, about 10 new examples, small bugfixes.
  • 2.0.2: Added group “echo” and “@” modifiers, pop-up menu in Simple mode, new options, support for adding unknown commands in Simple mode,’Do not print this command in console during the execution’ option in command editor, new ‘Create Batch File’ dialog, fixed parsing TAB characters, small bugfixes in UI.
  • 2.0.1: Added support for nested compound commands, support for extended ‘IF’ syntax, Arabic translation, batch scripts parser improved, lots of small bugfixes.
  • 2.0.0: Simple mode of batch files editor (visual editor), support for more than 140 commonly used commands, support for expanding list of supported commands through XML files, new panel with console output, new Welcome Screen, a lot of new examples of batch scripts, new help system, options enhanced.
  • 1.4: Added support for automatic updates.
  • 1.3.9: Fixed some issues with translation of interface.
  • 1.3: Added Russian translation, fixed behavior of options dialog, simplified registration.
  • 1.1. New version supports Windows Vista and allows you to copy values of environment variables. Also it fixes the behavior of options dialog.
  • 1.0: Bug fixes, first stable version.

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