Archive for the ‘PrimalPad’ Category


Back from TechEd: What’s wrong with using Notepad?

Monday, July 19th, 2010 by Alex Riedel
Some folks wandered by our booth and after realizing that some of our products involve editing scripts of various languages reacted with statements like: "I use notepad, it works fine", "Notepad is just on every machine" or "What would you do that Notepad can't do.?" Others bowed their head almost in shame while admitting that they use notepad. First of all, there is nothing wrong with using notepad if you have nothing else available, you make do with what you have. How much more of a sophisticated editor on top of just plain Notepad you need is for you to…   More »

Scripting Toolkit ISO available for download

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 by Ferdinand Rios
For some time now, SAPIEN has been distributing a free "Scripting Toolkit" CD at various trade shows and events. This CD contains copies of all of our free tools, trial versions of our paid applications, samples of our ebooks and training videos and other cool stuff. All of this stuff is available individually for download on our various sites. But because you have asked for it, we have made available the ISO image that we use to burn all of this cool stuff onto CD. So with one (rather large) download, you can get the full CD's worth of scripting…   More »

PrimalPad updated to export scripts as HTML

Friday, February 5th, 2010 by Alex Riedel
Every now and then you need to put a script as its own documentation somewhere. Either on a blog for others to see or on some internal web site for documentation. PrimalPad has been updated to include that functionality.Simply click File - Export to HTML... and it will save your script as colored HTML. The version you  need to have for this is 1.0.16   …   More »

PrimalPad Community Edition update

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 by Alex Riedel
PrimalPad has been updated to recognize all PowerShell V2 keywords and cmdlets for syntax coloring. Check your Help -> About and look at the version number, if it's not 1.0.13 you may want to head over to our Community Tools site and download it in your color and platform of choice.   …   More »

PrimalPad Community Edition update for Windows 7

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 by Alex Riedel
PrimalPad has been updated (1.0.12) to support Windows 7's taskbar thumbnails for open documents. It shows all open documents as thumbnails and switches the current document temporarily as you hover over a thumbnail. For those who wish to go with the default Windows 7 thumbnail, which only shows the currently active document, go to View -> Settings and disable Taskbar Thumbnails.…   More »