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NOVEMBER, 2014:
BUG 447:Reported by Andy in Guiffy 11.0/Build 390: File compare view scrolling on MacOS X much slower with 1.7 and 1.8 JRE.
STATUS: FIXED in 11.0(Build 393), MacOS X download/installs updated.
BUG 446:Reported by Andy in Guiffy 11.0/Build 390: The download/install for MacOS X without a JRE doesn't work with a 1.8 JRE installed on my system.
STATUS: FIXED in 11.0(Build 392), download/install updated.
BUG 445:Reported by Vincent in Guiffy 10.5/Build 365: File compare with Show context diffs and an Ignore Regular Expression. When the Ignore matches on a line changed, all the matching lines after that up to the next difference are shown (not in context).
STATUS: FIXED in 11.0(Build 391).

AUGUST, 2014:
BUG 444:Reported by Larry, in Guiffy 10.6/Build 375: Save hangs for some of my files. Guiffy Software note: Hangs occur when file is < 1,000 bytes.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.6(Build 376).

JUNE, 2014:
BUG 443:Reported by Bill Ritcher (Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 10.5/Build 366: Folder Compare with Show SubFolders (Recursively) and Verify SubFolders match, sometimes aborts - IO Exception.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.6(Build 375).
BUG 442:Reported by Bill Ritcher (Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 10.5/Build 366: Select multiple lines in merge result view paints change background on last line of select.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.6(Build 375).
BUG 441:Reported by Bill Ritcher (Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 10.5/Build 366: Select line or multiple lines, delete, leaves cursor in gutter.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.6(Build 375).
BUG 440:Reported by Bill Ritcher (Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 10.5/Build 366: Save 1st or 2nd during file compare, when compare views folded, fails.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.6(Build 375).
BUG 439:Reported by Bill Ritcher (Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 10.5/Build 366: Cancel during file compare, then can't do another file compare.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.6(Build 375).

MAY, 2014:
BUG 438:Reported by Bill Ritcher (Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 10.5/Build 366: In file compare edit views, sometimes, after backspace or delete, the view isn't repainted.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.6(Build 375).
BUG 437:Reported by Bill Ritcher (Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 10.5/Build 366: On MacOS X 10.8 and 10.9 the scroll meter scaling is incorrect.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.6(Build 375).
BUG 436:Reported by Anju in Guiffy 10.5/Build 366: 2-way Merge with suremerge non-GUI command line tool gets Exception.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.5(Build 370).

APRIL, 2014:
BUG 435:Reported by Vincent in Guiffy 10.4/Build 356: 2-way Merge with one our file sets looks bad. The spotlite for a change block is not displayed correctly and can't navigate to the next difference.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.5(Build 368).
BUG 434:Reported by Bill Ritcher (Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 10.5/Build 365: File Compares executed from command line are much slower when the swt.jar (for native dialogs) is in guiffy's classpath.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.5(Build 366).

MARCH, 2014:
BUG 433:Reported by Vincent in Guiffy 10.4/Build 356: File Compare Report with Ignore Blank Lines, Show Ignored Differences, and Show Difference within Lines of Conext selected gets Exception when Blank Lines are inserted at beginning of file.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.5(Build 365).

NOVEMBER, 2013:
BUG 432:Reported by Colin in Guiffy 10.3/Build 348: GuiffyReport command line interface - relative path filenames not working and Help is not printed for command without parameters.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.4(Build 356).
BUG 431:Reported by Bill Ritcher (Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 10.3/Build 348: Help Search highlights off by a few characters sometimes.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.4(Build 356).

OCTOBER, 2013:
BUG 430:Reported by Gareth in Guiffy 10.3/Build 348: In Folder Compare views, sometimes the folder collapse and expand fail.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.3(Bugfix Build 354).
BUG 429:Reported by Vincent in Guiffy 10.3/Build 348: Open Saved Merge File, Saved merge result without any unresolved Attentions. Undo button gets Exception.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.3(Bugfix Build 353).

SEPTEMBER, 2013:
BUG 428:Reported by Vincent in Guiffy 10.3/Build 348: File Compare with Ignore Blank Lines, Show Ignored Differences, and Show Difference within Lines of Conext selected - Shows all matching lines instead of within Context after showing an ignored blank lines difference.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.3(Bugfix Build 352).
BUG 427:Reported by Bill Ritcher (Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 10.3/Build 348: Folder Compare gets an Exception when double clicking on an empty subfolder.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.3(Bugfix Build 349).

MARCH, 2013:
BUG 426:Reported by Josh in Guiffy 10.2/Build 340: GuiffySureMerge API gets an Exception with EOL Auto mode on when the first line of a file is over 512 bytes long.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.2(Bugfix Build 341).

SEPTEMBER, 2012:
BUG 425:Reported by Cyrille in Guiffy 10.1/Build 333: When GuiffyReport API is called to compare 2 very large files with a very small heap space, an Out of Memory Exception happens. But, the return status is OK (0).
STATUS: FIXED in 10.1(BufFixBuild 334).

JULY, 2012:
BUG 424:Reported by Gregg in Guiffy 10.0/Build 327: With 2 of our files, the 2-way merge change navigation fails for the 4th through the last change.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.0(BufFixBuild 329).

JUNE, 2012:
BUG 423:Reported by Bahar in Guiffy 10.0/Build 327: The setAllow1st(2nd or Tog)Popup methods in the API for GuiffyFrame and GuiffyPanel don't work with Folder Compare views, only working with File Compare views.
STATUS: FIXED in 10.0(BufFixBuild 328).

JANUARY, 2012:
BUG 422:Reported by Frank in Guiffy 9.6/Build 320: In a folder compare showing SubFolders (Recursively), after comparing a SubFolder with over 500 files added, all the files after (below) that in the folder compare are shown as changed --- but they match and the file compare shows no changes.
STATUS: FIXED in 9.6(BufFixBuild 321).

NOVEMBER, 2011:
BUG 421:Reported by Josh in Guiffy 9.6/Build 319: Encoding Auto mode isn't setting the detected Encoding for the Saved filetypes.
STATUS: FIXED in 9.6(Build 320).

SEPTEMBER, 2011:
BUG 420:Reported by Josh in Guiffy 9.4/Build 314: One of our internal user's 3-way merges, with a possible "eat a closer" change at the EOF, aborts (index Exception).
STATUS: FIXED in 9.4(Build 316).

APRIL, 2011:
BUG 419:Reported by Josh in Guiffy 9.4/Build 312: One of our internal user's 3-way merges, with multiple possible "eat a closer" changes, gets "Confused" and aborts (index Exception).
STATUS: FIXED in 9.4(Build 314).

FEBRUARY, 2011:
BUG 418:Reported by Donna in Guiffy 9.3/Build 302: Compare verify returns files different while file compares show files match. This is with multiple ignore options, regular expression ignores with types blocks, lines, and part.
STATUS: FIXED in 9.4(Build 312).

DECEMBER, 2010:
BUG 417:Reported by Donna in Guiffy 9.3/Build 299: Our Block type regular expression ignore fails when we also select ignore case and/or whitespace.
STATUS: FIXED in 9.3(Build 302).

OCTOBER, 2010:
BUG 416:Reported by Donna in Guiffy 9.3/Build 293: Our Part type regular expression ignore fails sometimes if thats all there is in the line.
STATUS: FIXED in 9.3(Build 299).
BUG 415:Reported by Gilles in Guiffy 9.3/Build 293: SureMerge shows a blank file compare view when merging some of our short (1 line) files. Only happens when we have Auto End-of-Line detection option selected.
STATUS: FIXED in 9.3(Build 298).

SEPTEMBER, 2010:
BUG 414:Reported by Donna in Guiffy 9.2/Build 284: Our Line type regular expression ignore fails if we also ignore case or whitespace.
STATUS: FIXED in 9.3(Build 297).
BUG 413:Reported by Donna in Guiffy 9.2/Build 284: In one of our comment blocks some of the differences are not ignored.
STATUS: FIXED in 9.3(Build 295).
BUG 412:Reported by Doron in Guiffy 9.2/Build 284: SureMerge shows a conflict even though we are ignoring blank lines, whitespace, and comment differences.
STATUS: FIXED in 9.3(Build 294).

AUGUST, 2010:
BUG 411:Reported by Bill Ritcher(Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 9.2/Build 284: The merge view clipping isn't painting the background for changes correctly (not the full width of the window). Note: This issue with anti aliasing also caused selected lines with tabs to be displayed improperly.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.3(Build 293).

APRIL, 2010:
BUG 410:Reported by Netta in Guiffy 9.1/Build 280: SureMerge results not as expected with one of our merge cases. The merge result isn't incorrect, but, it could be expressed with fewer Attentions. Note: we are running the SureMerge with several Ignore options set including 3 regular expressions, Blank Lines, Whitespace, and case.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.1(Build 282).

MARCH, 2010:
BUG 409:Reported by Donna in Guiffy 9.1/Build 280: Compare with 2 Ignore Regular Expressions type Blocks not working.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.1(Build 281).

JANUARY, 2010:
BUG 408:Reported by Katie in Guiffy 9.0/Build 273: SureMerge gets a fail safe "Confused" with one of our large XML installer project file sets. The files are over 55K lines, each version has over 400 changes, with more than 300 identical changes.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.0(Build 277).

DECEMBER, 2009:
BUG 407:Reported by Katie in Guiffy 9.0/Build 273: The show diffs within context isn't working right on some of our files.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.0(Build 276).
BUG 406:Reported by Dror in Guiffy 9.0/Build 273: The GuiffySureMerge API gets Confused (return status 14) with some of our merge cases. Note: we are running the SureMerge with several Ignore options set including 3 regular expressions, Blank Lines, Whitespace, and case.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.0(Build 275).
BUG 405:Reported by Dattu in Guiffy 9.0/Build 273: The GuiffyReport API setInlinePercent isn't working.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.0(Build 274).

OCTOBER, 2009:
BUG 403:Reported by Katie in Guiffy 9.0/Build 272: The non-GUI SureMerge in the API gets an Exception on files of about 40K bytes without any end of line.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.0(Build 273).
BUG 402:Reported by Katie in Guiffy 9.0/Build 272: When comparing a couple of our files with the Minimum Blocks of Diff algorithm we get corrupt compare results.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.0(Build 273).
BUG 401:Reported by Katie in Guiffy 9.0/Build 272: Folder Compapre Open Combo disappears if you type into one of the folder fields and then tab or click on another control.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.0(Build 273).
BUG 400:Reported by Bill Ritcher(Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 9.0/Build 271: Edit Select of multiple lines causes Exceptions.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.0(Build 272).

SEPTEMBER, 2009:
BUG 399:Reported by Bill Ritcher(Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 9.0/Build 270: The file compare view screen painting with anti-aliasing is "sluggish".
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.0(Build 271).

AUGUST, 2009:
BUG 398:Reported by Tab in Guiffy 9.0/Build 268: The Folder Compare tree view icons are wrong for folders and files. NOTE: Only on MacOS X 10.5.7 (Intel).
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.0(Build 270).
BUG 397:Reported by Tab in Guiffy 9.0/Build 268: The Folder Opens panel Folder/Archive Browsing doens't work if you do a Folder Browse, Cancel it, then select Archive --- the Browse doesn't show Archive files.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.0(Build 270).
BUG 396:Reported by Jukka in Guiffy 9.0/Build 268: The ClearCase Guiffy DiffMerge executables won't run. Getting a LaunchAnywhere Error: Unable to Locate executable.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.0(Build 269).

JULY, 2009:
BUG 395:Reported by Tom Thomas(Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 9.0/Build 266 on MacOS: The guiffy About displays Version 10.0, NOT 9.0.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 9.0(Build 267).
NOTE:This is caused by a bug in the Installer (InstallAnywhere) product we use to build Guiffy's installer/launchers. We developed a custom installer action to workaround the problem.

FEBRUARY, 2009:
BUG 394:Reported by Katie in Guiffy 8.6/Build 260: One of our SureMerge cases gets a CONFUSED Warning - we have to do the merge manually.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.6(Build 262).
BUG 393:Reported by Katie in Guiffy 8.4/Build 248: Large file compares (over 2MB) seem to lock the files. We can't edit and Save the file (in another application) without exiting Guiffy.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.6(Build 260).

JANUARY, 2009:
BUG 392:Reported by Katie in Guiffy 8.4/Build 248: Sometimes, when we do the Save in SureMerge we see a Warning "Do you want to save the merge file with Attentions which will be marked?". But, all the Attentions have been resolved.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.6(Build 259).
BUG 391:Reported by Katie in Guiffy 8.4/Build 248: One of our SureMerge cases gets a CONFUSED Warning - we have to do the merge manually.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.6(Build 258).
BUG 390:Reported by Katie in Guiffy 8.4/Build 248: One of our SureMerge cases hangs (gets an Exception).
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.6(Build 258).

SEPTEMBER, 2008:
BUG 389:Reported by Jason in Guiffy 8.4/Build 245: The Guiffy mergefiles API is not working with Readers.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.4(Build 250).
BUG 388:Reported by Mark in Guiffy 8.4/Build 245: The GuiffyReport API is not doing inline diffs highlighting for one of my diffs exactly the same as the GUI application.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.4(Build 249).

AUGUST, 2008:
BUG 387:Reported by Mike in Guiffy 8.4/Build 245: We have a 3-way merge file set which fails using the new Hybrid algorithm in 8.4.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.4(Build 248).

APRIL, 2008:
BUG 386:Reported by Hugo in Guiffy 8.2/Build 234 on Linux: In the folder compare view, double-click on a file (that is a link) doesn't work. Instead of running the file comnpare view, it asks whether to do a new folder compare.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.4(Build 245).
BUG 385:Reported by Bruce in Guiffy 8.4/Build 242 on any platform: After viewing my Ignore options (with Regular Expressions), And hitting cancel in the dialog, And then saving my settings... File and folder compares abort with NPE (Null Pointer Exception).
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.4(Build 244).
WORKAROUND: Disable your regular expressions, Hit OK in the dialog, Re-enter the dialog, Enable your regular expressions, Hit OK in dialog, Re-Save your Settings. Now, file and folder compares will run.

MARCH, 2008:
BUG 384:Reported by Terry in Guiffy 8.4/Build 242 on any platform: When I compare 2 of my larger files, the compare screens are blank. The debug log shows a Null Pointer Exception in Jiffy.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.4(Build 243).

FEBRUARY, 2008:
BUG 383:Reported by Tom Thomas(Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 8.2/Build 234 on MacOS: The file/folder chooser dialogs are not opened in the current/last folder.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.4(Build 242).
BUG 382:Reported by Tom Thomas(Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 8.2/Build 234 on MacOS: In folder compare views the multiple select using Command-click doesn't work.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.4(Build 242).

JANUARY, 2008:
BUG 381:Reported by Bill Ritcher(Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 8.2/Build 234 on MacOS: The Edit shortcuts (Command-C, Command-V, and Command-X) don't work properly. The Copy includes line numbers in the clipboard text.
WORKAROUND: The Edit Menu commands work correctly (only the keyboard shortcuts have this problem).
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.4(Build 242).

OCTOBER, 2007:
BUG 380:Reported by Bill Ritcher(Guiffy Software), in Guiffy 8.2/Build 234 on any platform: In the exit dialog, the Note displayed "Select File -> Save Settings..." should be "Select Options -> Save Settings Controls...".
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.2(Build 235).

JULY, 2007:
BUG 379:Reported by John in Guiffy 8.0/Build 223 with a 1.5.0 JRE on WindowsXP: When making repeated API calls creating new GuiffyFrames or GuiffyPanels, actions and edit undo/redo don't work.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 226).

JUNE, 2007:
BUG 378:Reported by Peter in Guiffy 8.0/Build 223 with a 1.5.0 JRE on MacOS X: The guiffyCL.command doesn't work with relative path filename parameters.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 225).
NOTE: Fix available upon request - requires download/install package.
BUG 377:Reported by Bruce in Guiffy 8.0/Build 223 with a 1.5.0 JRE on MacOS X (any platform): If the first line in the 2nd file is an inserted line, that is ignored, and the show ignored differences option is selected.... Building compare view gets an exception(looks like it hangs).
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 225).
BUG 376:Reported by Bruce in Guiffy 8.0/Build 223 with a 1.5.0 JRE on MacOS X (any platform): With AutoMode selected for EOL Writes or Encoding, FolderCompare gets a NPE(looks like it hangs).
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 225).
BUG 375:Reported by John in Guiffy 8.0/Build 223 with a 1.5.0 JRE on WindowsXP: setHM in the GuiffyFrame and GuiffyPanel API acts like a setPM.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 225).
BUG 374:Reported by Premshaw in Guiffy 8.0/Build 223 with a 1.5.0 JRE on WindowsXP: When setAllow1st/2ndEditing(false) is called in the API, the Delete, Backspace, and Return keys should be inoperable.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 224).

MAY, 2007:
BUG 373:Reported by Glenn E. in Guiffy 8.0/Build 222 with a 1.5.0 JRE on WindowsXP: Guiffy execution fails from my SCM tool with a command line integration.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 223).
BUG 372:Reported by Brady W. in Guiffy 8.0/Build 222 with a 1.5.0 JRE on WindowsXP: The Key button in the evaluation dialog doesn't do anything. And, the OK button in the Ignore dialog doesn't work if a Regular Expression is present.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 223).

APRIL, 2007:
BUG 371:Reported by Michael E. in Germany, in Guiffy 8.0/Build 214 with a 1.5.0 JRE on WindowsXP: Sometimes, after repeated runs of file compares using the GuiffyPanel API, an IndexOutOfBound Exception happens.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 222).
BUG 370:Reported by Takayuki U. in JP, in Guiffy 8.0/Build 214 on any platform: We need the non-GUI 3-way auto-merge in the GuiffyCCDiffMerge module to run with Encoding Auto-Detection.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 220).
BUG 369:Reported by Brian T. in MI, in Guiffy 8.0/Build 214 (and prior releases) on any platform: Edit Paste at the beginning of a line sometimes, puts the contents of the gutter (line numbers) at the end of the pasted text.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 219).
BUG 368:Reported by Takayuki U. in JP, in Guiffy 8.0/Build 214 (and prior releases) on any platform: Sometimes, my selected Font options in the Saved Settings get lost.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 218).
BUG 367:Reported by Dominic H. in UK, in Guiffy 8.0/Build 214 (and prior releases) on any platform: Sometimes, with identical changes (EXCEPT for blank lines) SureMerge doesn't work correctly.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 217).

MARCH, 2007:
BUG 366:Reported by Markus G. in Germany, in Guiffy 8.0/Build 214 (and prior releases) on any platform: In the GuiffyPanel API we need the Save1st/2nd action to work as it does in the application - not open the Save file dialog. Note: Save1st/2ndAs actions needed which will open the Save file dialog.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 216).
BUG 365:Reported by Bjarke M. in Denmark, in Guiffy 8.0/Build 214 (and prior releases) on any platform: In a couple cases, the 3-way merge is showing an Attention which should be auto-merged.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 216).
BUG 364:Reported by Michael E. in Germany, in Guiffy 8.0/Build 214 (and prior releases) on any platform: Null Pointer Exception in API GuiffyPanel compareFolder.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 215).

JANUARY, 2007:
BUG 363:Reported by Michael D. in TN, in Guiffy 7.4/Build 198 on Windows: When Explorer is opened using a UNC, the shell extension, right click context menu for running Guiffy doesn't work.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 212).
BUG 362:Reported by Devin F. in OH, in Guiffy 7.4/Build 198 on any platform: During a merge, select all of the last line, delete, and then backspace. All the text seems to disappear --- its invisible but still there.
STATUS: FIXED in Release 8.0(Build 212).
Workarounds: Just don't do the backspace (its not needed) -OR- Select the last line and do an Edit -> Mark as removed.




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