MarsEdit 5.0.2: Fix Plain Text Flickering and Crashes

January 6th, 2023

MarsEdit 5.0.2 is now available on the MarsEdit site and on the Mac App Store.

This update addresses a few annoying bugs in the plain text editor, which were introduced in MarsEdit 5 as part of the update to the syntax highlighting system, in order to support Markdown syntax. It also includes a few other bug fixes and enhancements. Here is the complete list of changes:

  • Fix a bug that caused text flickering in plain text mode
  • Fix a crash that could occur when editing in plain text mode
  • Fix a bug that caused Tumblr Photo posts with large images to make the post editor window too large
  • Add Find and Replace menu item with Cmd-Opt-F shortcut
  • Clicking the circle in the calendar date editor now jumps to today

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