Handsontable 5.0.0 is now available

Aleksandra Budnik Release Notes / July 11, 2018

Handsontable 5.0.0 is now available

We are happy to announce that Handsontable (CE/Pro) 5.0.0. has been released. We focused mainly on fixing bugs and making small improvements to the layout of Handsontable.

Breaking changes

  • Refactored the Custom Borders plugin. The API method was changed – added new methods such as getBorderssetBorders and clearBorders. The initial object configuration has not been changed – it is still compatible with the previous releases. (#5017)
  • Improved colors, cursor style and sizes of some parts of Handsontable. (#5170)


  • Fixed an issue related with a lack of afterSelectionEnd hook being fired when contextmenu event is called for a cell. This fix additionally introduces two new hooks (afterOnCellContextMenubeforeOnCellContextMenu). (#5201#5232)
  • Fixed an issue related with minifying CSS files where the z-indexproperty was incorrectly modified by OptimizeCssAssetsPluginwebpack plugin. (#5230)
  • Cleaned up and improved the code readability of the ColumnSortingplugin. (#5228)
  • Updated the TypeScript definition file. (#5211)
  • Fixed sort indicator which didn’t update after moving columns. (#3900)
  • Added an ability to disable Byte Order Mark (BOM) while exporting table to the CSV file. (#86)

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