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3<title>GNU nano: History</title>
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10<br>
11<center><b>History</b></center>
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15<blockquote><br><br>
16The following improvements are available in nano version 2.6:<br>
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20<UL>
21<li>Trailing whitespace can be snipped from justified paragraphs.</li>
22<li>Better feedback when a file is unwritable or a directory inaccessible.</li>
23<li>Bindable functions for deleting a word to the left and to the right.</li>
24<li>A bindable function for saving the current file without prompting for its name.</li>
25<br>
26<li>Commenting/uncommenting lines with a single keystroke (M-3).</li>
27<li>Resizing the window does not exit from help viewer nor file browser.</li>
28<li>On some terminals Ctrl+Left and Ctrl+Right jump to previous and next word.</li>
29<li>A steadier movement of the highlight in the file browser.</li>
30</UL>
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33</blockquote>
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36<blockquote><br><br>
37The following improvements and features are available in GNU nano version 2.4:<br>
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41<UL>
42<li>The ability to give different colours to titlebar, statusbar and help lines.</li>
43<li>Linter support, for automatically putting the cursor on syntax errors.</li>
44<li>Formatter support, for normalizing the layout of a text instead of the spelling.</li>
45<li>The undo/redo system has reached a usable state and is enabled by default.</li>
46<br>
47<li>No longer finds "ghosts" of certain UTF-8 characters.</li>
48<li>Makes the mouse usable again for clicking on shortcuts.</li>
49<li>Fixes several syntax colouring issues.</li>
50<li>Adds more syntax highlighting examples (autoconf, changelogs, elisp, Go, guile, javascript,
51json, PO files, postgresql, texinfo).</li>
52</UL>
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55</blockquote>
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58<blockquote><br><br>
59The following improvements and features are available in version 2.2:<br>
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63<UL>
64<li>Customizable key bindings.</li>
65<li>Abortable searching (^C after ^W).</li>
66<li>Partial undo/redo support [EXPERIMENTAL].</li>
67<li>Pager support (i.e. reading from stdin).</li>
68</UL>
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70</td><td>
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72<UL>
73<li>Warnings for unwritable files and for external modification since opening.</li>
74<li>"Soft" line wrapping (i.e. display of complete lines).</li>
75<li>More syntax highlighting examples (Fortran, objC, OCaml, Makefiles).</li>
76<li>Faster syntax highlighting for complicated regexes.</li>
77</UL>
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80</blockquote>
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83<blockquote><br><br>
84The following improvements and features are available in version 2.0:<br>
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88<UL>
89<li>UTF-8 support.</li>
90<li>Improved color syntax highlighting.</li>
91<li>Copy text without cutting it.</li>
92<li>Verbatim input mode.</li>
93<li>Repeat last seach without confirmation (Meta-W).</li>
94</UL>
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98<UL>
99<li>Spell check/replace selected text only.</li>
100<li>Indent marked text.</li>
101<li>Move to beginning/end of paragraph.</li>
102<li>Search within the file browser.</li>
103<li>Auto-conversion of mixed file format</li>
104</UL>
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107</blockquote>
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110<blockquote><br><br>
111The following new and changed features are available in version 1.2:<br>
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115<UL>
116<li>More Pico compatible by default.</li>
117<li>Smooth scrolling (-S flag).</li>
118<li>Bracket matching (Meta-]).</li>
119<li>.nanorc support.</li>
120<li>Color syntax highlighting.</li>
121<li>Search and replace history editing.</li>
122<li>Customizable quoting string (-Q flag).</li>
123</UL>
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127<UL>
128<li>Append/prepend from write file menu.</li>
129<li>Write selected text to file (^O after ^^).</li>
130<li>Multiple file buffers (-F flag).</li>
131<li>Mac/Dos/NoConvert file format (-M, -D, -N).</li>
132<li>Saved search/replace history (-H flag).</li>
133<li>Backup files (-B flag).</li>
134<li>Insert output of command (^X after ^R).</li>
135</UL>
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138</blockquote>
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141<blockquote><br><br>
142Version 1.0 of GNU nano had the following features:<br>
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146<UL>
147<li>Autoconf support.</li>
148<li>Truly free license (GNU GPL).&nbsp;</li>
149<li>Goto-line# command without a flag.&nbsp;</li>
150<li>Case-sensitive search function.&nbsp;</li>
151<li>Interactive search and replace.&nbsp;</li>
152<li>2/3 - 1/8 size of Pico binary.</li>
153</UL>
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157<UL>
158<li>Slang and ncurses support.</li>
159<li>Autoindent abillity.</li>
160<li>Displayed tab width option.&nbsp;</li>
161<li>Regular expression search and replace.&nbsp;</li>
162<li>Toggles for command-line flags via Meta keys.&nbsp;</li>
163<li>Tab completion when reading/writing files.&nbsp;</li>
164</UL>
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167</blockquote>
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