WinCompose 0.7.7

@samhocevar samhocevar released this Jun 21, 2017 · 127 commits to master since this release


  • pasting a Unicode character in the sequence window allows to search for any sequence printing that character
  • allow \n in rules files, for multi-line sequences/macros
  • added a simple way to edit user-defined sequences
  • hovering over a Unicode character in the sequence windows will zoom on the character

Compose rules

  • backspace cancels the current sequence
  • support for german capital eszett (ẞ)
  • compose l f for ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
  • compose s f for ¯\_(ツ)_/¯


  • the options window was reorganised and has a better layout
  • WinCompose no longer interferes with Cygwin X windows
  • allow to maintain original compose key behaviour: when this option is active, pressing and releasing Ctrl will act as a compose key, but holding Ctrl will allow key combinations such as CtrlC


  • remove older WinCompose versions at installation time
  • better .NET detection at installation time
  • fix an issue where Windows would automatically disable WinCompose under heavy load or when the system was put to sleep
  • support for HexChat
  • workaround for caps lock misbehaving in GTK+ applications