Category Archives: Grep Console

New Grep Console release: 3.4

After the previous Grep Console releases, I’ve received a lot of comments and suggestions. Version 3.4 incorporates these new features and is now ready for download. Features: Quick expressions – Expression items may now have a quick expression which is … Continue reading

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Bugfix Release: Grep Console 3.3.1

Version 3.3.1 of Grep Console is out, fixing a bug which prevented links assigned to whole lines from working. Thanks to Angel Ezquerra for reporting this bug. CTRL key handling for links was also improved. For installation instructions, please see … Continue reading

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Grep Console How-to #7: Rewriting Lines

As of Grep Console 3.3, lines filtered to the Grep View can be rewritten. For example, information from your log4j output that’s irrelevant during development could be removed. Or if you put some keywords in your debug output solely to … Continue reading

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Grep Console How-to #6: Autostart Links

Grep Console 3.2 introduced links which can be clicked to perform specific actions, like opening an Eclipse editor or a web browser (see the previous how to for an introduction to links). Expanding on this concept, Grep Console 3.3 adds … Continue reading

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New Grep Console release: 3.3

Hot on the heels of last week’s 3.2.1 release, Grep Console 3.3 is out, providing new features and several bug fixes. Features: Original line styles may now be kept even if custom styles are applied to a line. All dialogues … Continue reading

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Bugfix Release: Grep Console 3.2.1

Version 3.2.1 of Grep Console is out, fixing the following bugs: Performance issues with regular expression matching. Changes in the matching code lead to serious performance problems for some users. Some modifications in the matching function should hopefully fix that. … Continue reading

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Grep Console How-to #5: Links

One feature I had been considering for Grep Console for a while was customisable links in the matched text lines. For example, HTTP hyperlinks could be rendered as links and open the browser when clicked. I abandoned the idea when … Continue reading

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New Grep Console release: 3.2

A new version of Grep Console is out, with new features and a bug fix. Features: Multiple matches per line – Expressions may now match multiple substrings per line. Previously, only the last match in a line was recognised. Thanks … Continue reading

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Fixed a link on my Eclipse update site

Just in case anyone has had trouble installing the 3.x version of Grep Console, I’ve fixed a link on the update site. Before the fix, the link on that page pointed to the old update site which, when entered in … Continue reading

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New Grep Console release: 3.1.1

A new version of Grep Console is out. Compared to the previous version, there are a few new features and bug fixes. Features: “Unless” expressions – An optional second regular expression can be configure for each item to prevent the … Continue reading

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