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FastFind MemPro

Visual Studio Plugin

Visual Studio 2010 (up to version 4.3)
Visual Studio 2012
Visual Studio 2013
Visual Studio 2015
Visual Studio 2017


18/11/2017Version 4.9
Now shows non ASCII characters correctly
Fixed duplicates results when multiple projects reference the same file
Fixed problem detecting changes to unsaved modified files
Registration fixes
reduced memory usage
Fixed cropping of text in find text box for large fonts
Default to Dark colour scheme

01/06/2017Version 4.8
>Fixed crash selecting last the end of the old items drop down list
>Fixed Match Case option for file matches
>select TextBox text when docked FF window gets focus

28/03/2017Version 4.7
Support for Visual Studio 2017

08/12/2016Version 4.4
Fixed bug where it wouldn't jump to the line if the file took too long to open

02/12/2016Version 4.3
Fixed registration failure: "Too many automatic redirections were attempted."
Fixed infinite dialog pop-up if FF not registered when activating the docked FF window

29/11/2016Version 4.1
Fixed bug in registration process. In certain cases it would report the product wasn't regsitered after a successful registration
fixed bug where it would fail to open a file or crash if no current file is open or active

22/11/2016Version 4.0
Fixed bug introduced in last update where it wouldn't jump to the line if the file was currently active
support for multi-user licenses

21/11/2016Version 3.9
open multiple files at once using shift+up/dopwn
fixed problem where document wouldn't be activated if in a different tab group
Fixed exception opening .sql files in VS2015
fixed incorrect line number displayed in find results
renamed the About dialog to Settings

26/09/2016Version 3.8
made WORD operator ignore non-word characters in contents of string being searched for (when not using wildcards)

09/05/2016Version 3.7
fix for garbled strings in list box when finding match in line longer than 1024 characters

01/03/2016Version 3.6
fix for paths > 260 characters. Stop it crashing and log out the offending file
handle exceptions in file modified callback when FastFind can't access a file

30/11/2015Version 3.5
Fixed asking for registration every time Visual Studio is launched

11/11/2015Version 3.4
reduced the memory usage by around 50%
changed form border to sizable tool window to make it appear instantly

07/07/2015Version 3.3
Fixed exception on some systems searching files with lines longer than 50,000 characters

25/06/2015Version 3.2
Added 'Max Results' to FastFind settings.

10/06/2015Version 3.1
Fixed exception installing on a clean machine

28/05/2015Version 3.0
Fixed crash after clicking on Match Text Case

21/05/2015Version 2.9
Fixed bug where docked FastFind window would reset back to beginning after opening a file

19/05/2015Version 2.8
Support for Visual Studio 2015

09/05/2015Version 2.7
Fixed null pointer exception crash

21/03/2015Version 2.6
Now uses current word as initial find text (even if it isn't selected)
Added option for "Use Current Word As FindText"
Added Welcome Dialog, explaining how to change settings
Changed default key bindings to Alt-Shift-O and Alt-Shift-P
Fixed crash adding a target to a Visual Studio performance project
added more exception handling

18/02/2015Version 2.5
fixed crash when file has line longer than 10,000 characters

27/12/2014Version 2.4
Added regular expression support
Moved the settings to the dev-studio option page so that they are saved along with the dev-studio settings
Changed the settings button into an about button
Stopped unnecessary updating of find results when FastFind window is activated
Remember the open files list when re-activating the window. This removed the pause before it updates each time
Write the current version out in the log file
Fixed bug where it would sometimes miss project events, such as files being added to projects
Optimisation: split wildcard and regular expressions searches off into their own functions to remove conditionals from the common case
Changed "NOT" operator to "AND NOT"

19/11/2014Version 2.3
Fixed exception on files with unicode characters when match-whole-word is enabled
Fixed match whole word occasionally returning non-whole words

21/10/2014Version 2.2
Added the NOT logical operator

07/10/2014Version 2.1
Fixed FastFind stopping working after system has been running continiously for 25 days (TickCount wrap-around)

06/10/2014Version 2.0
Added AND and OR logical operators (see features page)
Added whole word matching support
Bind FastFind buttons to keys on install
Add IN to the end of a search string to search specific files with specific extensions, for example MyVariable IN .cpp
Add WORD to the end of a search string to match only whole words
Add CASE to the end of a search string to match the case
Backslash now auto-completes current match when entering paths
Fixed bug in path matching, now matches items of the parent folder
Fixed bug where the files were not being re-scanned after the settings ext list changed
New ext added in the FastFind window are not automatically added to the settings and the solution is rescanned
Fixed solutions not showing up in search results until a solution had been opened
Options panel open state now saves independently for docked and modal windows
Fixed command names the appear in keyboard remapping
Added tips

26/09/2014Version 1.9
Changed from AnyCPU to x86 to fix crash in VS2013 when many documents are open
Sub files (eg designer.cs files) are now included again in the text finder
Fixed the registration form accepting an empty email address

20/09/2014Version 1.8
Re-write af all threading code
Fixed crash bugs
Now even faster!
made all calls into EnvDTE thread safe
Faster startup after the solution loads
removed About dialog and made it part of the settings dialog
added an "about to expire" form
fixed the version number not displaying in the about page
pool of threads for Text Finder so that it doesn't continually re-create threads
made Text Finder stop when it has filled the window and then do a full search when the user has stopped typing
Docked window now shows initially selected text when activated
made getting open and unsaved files task async. Fixes the slowdown when many times are open.
fixed text box not being active when switching to docked window
fixed tab-stop in docked window, now loops around correctly
made settings thread safe, fixes a few rare crashes
extra information in list box to show searching progress
show number of matches in modal window title bar
removed the delay before the Text Finder starts
remember the last selected item when opening the modal window
caching of scanned files and solution files
fixed exceptions and occasional crashes on shutdown
fixed bug where visual studio interface would become unresponsive
added maxmium file size to scan. Stops it stalling on massive txt files for example.

21/08/2014Version 1.7
Files not uder the project root folder are now watched
Fixed slow loading of large solutions with many projects in VS 2012/13 (bug introduced in 1.6)

17/08/2014Version 1.6
FastFind now watches directories for changes outside of visual studio
F8 support to move to next/prev find result in docked window
Set initial text from active document when activating docked fastfind window
Make sure text box has foxus when activating docked fastfind window
Mouse wheel scrolls window not selection
Old searches dropdown button now closes window if it is open
Old searches window positions itself to always stay on screen
Fixed wildcard matching for finding files, now puts * on beginning and end
Pressing escape in docked fastfind window moves back to the active document
Fixed tab-stop wraparound for docked iwndow
Fixed potential exception on shutdown
Can now open solution files if no solution open
Horizontal scrolling with mouse

13/05/2014Version 1.5
Fixed text box not resizing when font resized
Changed default colour of select bar to make text mode visible
Fixed setting of custom colours in settings dialog
Fixed changing font in settings dialog

10/05/2014Version 1.4
Fixed out of memory crash. Now only caches code files rather than all solution files
Improved exception reporting
Fix issue with ext text box adding spurious extensions to settings while typing
Fixed issue with entering non-lowercase extension filters
Solution misc items are now scanned

07/05/2014Version 1.3
Stopped FastFind from returning project folders as files to open
Re-organised settings form and added About form

29/04/2014Version 1.2
Made solution files always show absolute path
Fixed solution files not displaying if no solution file open
Fixed bug in relative path function

18/04/2014Version 1.1
Minor update for license detection

17/04/2014Version 1.0
FastFind dialog
FastFind dockable window
Toggle C++ header file