5.8.6 – 4-3-2020

Changed

  • Fixed an issue with the variable view not showing variables.

5.8.5 – 3-27-2020

Added

– Added a $Service object to OnStart\OnStop for packaged services to access the ServiceBase for the service
– Added $ProcessArgs and $ServiceArgs variables to the runspace for packaged services

Changed

– Fixed an issue where $PSScriptRoot would not work for packaged services

5.8.4 – 3-3-2020

Changed

– Fixed an issue where an error would be shown when loading the extension
– Fixed an error where loading the module tree would cause the extension to become unresponsive

5.8.3 – 2-10-2020

Changed

– Fixed an issue where a failed packaging build would not show the error message in the output

5.8.2 – 1-31-2020

Added

– Added -ProductId to New-Installer
– Added -ScriptArguments to New-InstallerCustomAction
– Added an option to add a context menu item for opening PS1 files with PSScriptPad
– Added support for Comment (Ctrl+K,Ctrl+C) and Uncomment (Ctrl+K,Ctrl+U) keyboard shortcuts in PSScriptPad
– Added support for reloading files updated outside of PSScriptPad

Changed

– Fixed issue with installer shortcuts throwing an exception if a workingDirectory or arguments were not specified
– Fixed an issue where the installer shortcut working directory would not be specified correctly
– Fixed an issue where the installer shortcut would not use the correct PowerShell variable
– Fixed an issue where adding images to the installer UI on Windows PowerShell would throw an exception
– Fixed an issue where PSScriptPad would crash on startup.

5.8.1 – 1-28-2020

Added

– Added support for WorkingDirectory on New-InstallerShortcut
– Added support for Arguments on New-InstallerShortcut
– Added support for Show on New-InstallerShortcut
– Added support for Arguments on New-InstallerCustomAction

Changed

– Fixed issue where packaged applications wouldn’t work with arguments with spaces
– Fixed issue with installer cmdlets not resolving paths correctly
– When specifying a shortcut for an installer, if it’s a PS1, it will automatically launch PowerShell.exe rather than targeting the script

[5.8.0] – (1-22-2020)

Changed

[5.7.1] – (1-21-2020)

Changed

  • PowerShellProTools module is now signed
  • Fixed an issue with PSScriptPad that was preventing typing while IntelliSense was running in the terminal

[5.7.0] – (1-18-2020)

Added

  • Support for generating resources such as images and icons for WinForms.

Changed

  • Fixed issue with packaging resources used for WinForms.

[5.6.6] (1-15-2020)

Changed

  • Fixed an issue where licensing would attempt to activate more than once and sometimes failing which resulted in some users not being able to use the tools.

[5.6.5] (1-14-2020)

Changed

  • Fixed an issue where packaging config would not respect the platform property.

[5.6.4] (1-13-2020)

Changed

  • Fixed an issue where packaging would use a package.psd1 in the temp directory.

[5.6.3] (1-12-2020)

Changed

  • Fixed an issue where packaging would throw an invalid format exception
  • Fixed an issue with package architecture

[5.6.2] (1-10-2020)

Added

  • Added support for setting the architecture of the exectuable that is created when packaging

Changed

  • Replaced Windows Form Designer with PSScriptPad
  • Fixed an issue with ToolStrip items.
  • Fixed an issue with deleting components

[5.6.1] (12-31-2019)

Added

  • Added breakpoint support to the Windows Form Designer
  • Added stepping support to the Windows Form Designer
  • Added support for stopping debugger to the Windows Form Designer

Changed

  • Improved performance of IntelliSense
  • Fixed a bug where the Windows Form Designer would lose code-behind changes on startup.

[5.6.0] (12-28-2019)

Added

  • The Windows Forms Designer can now execute PowerShell to show the form you are designing.
  • The Windows Forms Designer can now package the Windows Form as a executable
  • An output window was added to the Windows Forms Designer so you can see the output from your PS scripts.

[5.5.1] (12-20-2019)

Changed

  • Fixed an issue where the Actipro license was not installed correctly resulting in a popup.

[5.5.0] (12-20-2019)

Added

  • The Windows Forms Designer properties and toolbox are now in a dockable tool window.
  • The Windows Forms Designer now supports moving controls with the arrow keys.

[5.4.6] (12-18-2019)

Added a button to open the Windows Form Designer

We’ve made it easier to open the Windows Form Designer from a PowerShell file. Just click the new Show Windows Form Designer button from your form.ps1 file.

Fixed error message when executing commands

In certain circumstances, when you would execute PowerShell Pro Tools commands, an E_PIPE error would be shown even though the command was completed successfully.