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mIRC 7.42 Released

Postby Handle With Care » Fri Jul 17, 2015 6:25 pm

Khaled: mIRC 7.42 released

http://www.mirc.co.uk/get.html
http://www.mirc.co.uk/whatsnew.txt
http://www.mirc.co.uk/versions.txt for all changes from the day Khaled said, "Let there be mIRC"

Dear mIRC User,

mIRC v7.42 has been released today.

This is a small update that addresses a number of issues reported by users since the last release. It includes improvements, changes and fixes to a number of features, including:

Fixed tokenization bug related to strtok()'s use of an internal static varible.
Fixed script error line number bug that was causing line number not to be reported in some contexts.
Updated libraries to PCRE v8.37 and OpenSSL 1.0.1p.
Fixed SSL certificate change warning bug that caused warnings to be displayed for valid certificates.
Fixed /filter output to nul not working.
Updated voice command support to work with newer versions of Windows.
Extended /server to handle passwords with spaces.
Changed drag-drop to only set focus on a window once a file has been dropped onto it.
Fixed /play dialog not allowing long filenames to be typed into filename editbox.
Fixed file dialog bug that prevented typing a folder name into the filename editbox to change into that folder.
Fixed /exit bug that caused settings to be saved incorrectly when used in some contexts.
Added $encode()/$decode() 'a' switch for base32 encoding.
Added $hmac(text|&binvar|filename, key, hash, 0|1|2) identifier.
Added $hotp(key, count, hash, digits) identifier.
Added support for IRCv3 message tags and $msgtags(tag|N) identifier.
Added on PARSELINE event that allows scripts to modify incoming/outgoing server messages.
Fixed Event Beeps beep value not being applied resulting in repeated beeping during a flash event.
Other changes and bug fixes.

In total there have been around 30 changes since the last release and although most of them are only small fixes and tweaks, we hope that they result in a more useful and stable mIRC for you.

How to upgrade?
mIRC is distributed in an installer that installs mIRC on your computer for you. Simply download and run the installer from the download page on the mIRC website. Follow the instructions the installer gives to you. When upgrading all your old settings and scripts will stay as they were, if you want that. Read the questions the installer asks with care and nothing can go wrong. You will be chatting with the new mIRC in no time. If you get stuck or if you want to find out more about a certain feature, just click on a Help button or browse the Help file and you should find lots of hints to help you out.

Where to download?
For the latest download addresses look on the download page on the mIRC website.

Registering mIRC
As you know, mIRC can be downloaded freely and evaluated for 30 days. If you find that you enjoy using mIRC, it would be great and much appreciated if you registered your copy. This licenses you to keep your copy of mIRC and helps to support our continued work on mIRC. You can find out how to register here.

Full list of Fixes, Changes and Additions.
For a full version history of mIRC v7.x development, please see the list of changes starting with v7.0 which you can find in the whatsnew.txt file on the website. You will need to read through the help file to learn more about these changes and their impact. Some changes are obvious, some need getting used to - please take your time to play with them and see how they work. May we invite you to use these forums for all questions you might have? The forums offer great help with everything related to mIRC!

Thanks for using mIRC, have fun on IRC!
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