Release Notes: The code was upgraded to use .NET 2.0. The program was redesigned using .NET 2.0's new controls. The NetSpell spell checker was added with Vietnamese phonetic code rules. The sorting algorithm was improved. The result is still slightly off due to errors with Vietnamese collation in Windows.
Release Notes: Refactored using Design Patterns to improve code reuse, program extensibility, and maintainability.
Release Notes: This release includes minor improvements. A discrepancy in the regular expression in Java 1.4.2 for the Normalize Diacritics operation was corrected. The Find/Replace dialog was enhanced with memory for search words.
Release Notes: This release adds the Jazzy spell checker with Vietnamese phonetic code rules. It adds a Normalize Diacritics function, which shifts tone marks to the proper positions. Both modern and classic styles are supported. Unicode conversion operations have been optimized. An NCR Hex conversion bug has been fixed.
Release Notes: A collation bug introduced in version 1.1.2 has been fixed. Unicode conversion support for ISC encoding has been added. The toolbar on Mac OS X now has a lower edge.
Release Notes: Java 1.5.0's Locale vi features (collation, date/time format, etc.) have been incorporated. Shorthand can be enabled while Viet Mode is off. VISCII, VPS, UTF-8, and VIQR conversion are improved. A bug with file DnD on Linux has been worked around. Scroll bars and grow box have been lined up on Mac OS X. The Keyboard Mode label is clickable. An obscure bug that incorrectly alters Đ and đ letters to D and d during Unicode Compound conversion has been worked around. The bug only appears on certain Windows systems.
Release Notes: font.properties support for Linux was added. The Vietnamese collation rules were replaced with a more concise form. A minor keyboard engine bug related to entry of Â and Ô letters in Telex mode was fixed. A work-around was made for an obscure bug which erroneously converted Ð and ð letters to D and d (instead of to DD and dd), respectively, in Unicode conversion to VIQR. The bug only appears on certain Windows systems. The Vietnamese translations were changed from title case to sentence case. The Help panel was enhanced.
Release Notes: This release adds full Vietnamese localization, refines the sorting algorithm for Vietnamese string comparison, and adds support for left-to-right sorting.
Release Notes: Some localization has been performed. The ability to add diacritical marks to unmarked Vietnamese text has been added. Find/replace operations have been enhanced. Anti-aliasing has been added.
Release Notes: VietPad's package name was renamed to work around a bug with the JRE 1.4.2 interpreter which sometimes fails to properly recognize the "net.sourceforge.vietpad" package name on certain systems. A printing bug that clipped small-font text at the right margin was fixed. Input engine performance was optimized. The ability to change case and join parapraphs (removing line breaks) was added. Shorthand was added. A preferences dialog was added. An Undo/Redo bug was fixed. Find/Replace operations were enhanced to accept newline (\n) and tab (\t) characters.