New Feature in RIDE v2.0.8.dev20 (Upgrade)

This development version has a new feature, that is to check availability and install the upgrade for development branch. This way you can better help to test the development of RIDE.

Please install this new version, and then you can check and install upgrades for Released or development.

pip install -U

I want to Release v2.0.8 soon, so it would be nice for more people testing.

Here are the changes, so far:

New Features and Fixes Highlights

  • Added auto update check when development version is installed

  • Added menu option Help->Check for Upgrade which allows to force update check and install development version

  • Added Upgrade Now action to update dialog.

  • Added Test Tags field (new, since Robot Framework 6.0) to Test Suites settings. This field will replace Default and Force Tags settings, after Robot Framework 7.0

  • Improved RIDE Log and Parser Log windows to allow Zoom In/Out with Ctrl-Mouse Wheel

  • Hide continuation markers in Project Tree

  • Improved content assistance in Text Editor by allowing to filter list as we type

  • Fixed resource files dissapearing from Project tree on Windows

  • Fixed missing indication of link for User Keyword, when pressing Ctrl in Grid Editor

  • Added content help pop-up on Text Editor by pressing Ctrl for text at cursor position or selected autocomplete list item

  • Added Exclude option in context nenu for Test files, previously was only possible for Test Suites folders

  • Added exclusion of monitoring filesystem changes for files and directories excluded in Preferences

  • Fixed exception when finding GREY color for excluded files and directories in Project Tree

  • Added support for JSON variables, by using the installed Robot Framework import method

  • Colorization of Grid Editor cells after the continuation marker … and correct parsing of those lines

  • Colorization of Grid Editor cells when contents is list or dictionary variables

  • Added indication of matching brackets, (), {}, , in Text Editor

  • Fixed non syncronized expanding/collapse of Settings panel in Grid Editor, on Linux

  • Fixed not working the deletion of cells commented with # in Grid Editor with Ctrl-Shift-D

  • Fixed empty line being always added to the Variables section in Text Editor

  • Improved project file system changes and reloading

  • Added context menu to RIDE tray icon. Options Show, Hide and Close

  • Added sincronization with Project Explorer to navigate to selected item, Test Case, Keyword, Variable, in Text Editor

  • Control commands (FOR, IF, TRY, etc) will only be colorized as valid keywords when typed in all caps in Grid Editor

  • Newlines in Grid Editor can be made visible with the filter newlines set to False, by editing settings.cfg

  • Improve auto-suggestions of keywords in Grid Editor by allowing to close suggestions list with keys ARROW_LEFT or ARROW_RIGHT

  • Improve Text Editor auto-suggestions by using: selected text, text at left or at right of cursor