SmartEdit for Word Change Log — Latest Changes in Latest Versions

The change log below lists all the changes to the licensed version of SmartEdit for Word. You should use this information to monitor any changes to the software, and to decide if you wish to install or upgrade to the most current version. To install the latest version, you should close SmartEdit if it's open, then download the trial version from the Download Page. This will overwrite your current version, and identify any license that is already installed.

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Version 5.201 (Release date: March 15th, 2016)

Minor release containing bug fixes.

  1. Version 5.201 addresses issues with dialog checks where smart quotes are used. In some cases checks were incorrectly returning no results.

( Version 5.201 download )


Version 5.011 (Release date: December 21st, 2015)

Minor release containing a single bug fix.

  1. Version 5.001 introduced a bug whereby the Exclusion List dialog's buttons were not visible. This has been corrected.

( Version 5.011 download )


Version 5.001 (Release date: December 4th, 2015)

There are two major changes and one minor change in this release.

  1. SmartEdit for Word was updated to work with Word 2016.
  2. Changes were made to allow SmartEdit to work better on monitors with high resolutions. Example: 240 dpi monitors that are becoming more common on lap tops.
  3. The icon set has been changed to better fit in with the newer Microsoft Office icons. The SmartEdit Ribbon now looks indistinguishable from any other Word Ribbon, making the software feel a part of Word, rather than an Add In. Though this change is purely aesthetic, it is a major improvement to the look and feel of the software.

Before downloading version 5, read this blog post about what it contains, and whether or not you need to install it.

( Version 5.001 download )


Version 4.041 (Release date: October 7th, 2014)

  1. Bug fix. Corrects an intermittent bug for some users when double clicking on a result. The problem was most apparent when long sentences without punctuation were encountered, or when unusual formatting was found in the document (lots of tables, for example).
  2. Bug fix. Corrects an error that appeared when Word was opened but not visible (an example would be Microsoft Outlook opening Word 'under the covers').

( Version 4.041 download )


SmartEdit for Word 4.011 (Release date: September 22nd, 2014)

  1. SmartEdit for Word is an Add-In for Microsoft Word.
  2. 10 Day Trial available.
  3. Requirements: Word 2013, 2010 or 2007.
  4. This is a new product in the SmartEdit family, aimed at writers who use Microsoft Word.

( Version 4.011 download )