a few textual and formatting tweaks
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3<title>GNU nano: History</title>
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b959585f 5<table BORDER=0 CELLSPACING=0 WIDTH="100%" HEIGHT="70%">
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9<br>
10<center><b>History</b></center>
11<br>
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14<blockquote><br>
15Improvements made in version 2.6:<br>
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17<table BORDER=0 CELLSPACING=0 WIDTH="100%"><tr><td>
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19<UL>
20<li>Trailing whitespace can be snipped from justified paragraphs.</li>
21<li>Better feedback when a file is unwritable or a directory inaccessible.</li>
22<li>Bindable functions for deleting a word to the left and to the right.</li>
23<li>A bindable function for saving the current file without prompting for its name.</li>
24<br>
25<li>Commenting/uncommenting lines with a single keystroke (M-3).</li>
26<li>Resizing the window does not exit from help viewer nor file browser.</li>
27<li>On some terminals Ctrl+Left and Ctrl+Right jump to previous and next word.</li>
28<li>A steadier movement of the highlight in the file browser.</li>
29</UL>
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31</td></tr></table>
32</blockquote>
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35<blockquote><br>
36Improvements made in version 2.4:<br>
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38<table BORDER=0 CELLSPACING=0 WIDTH="100%"><tr><td>
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40<UL>
b959585f 41<li>The ability to give different colors to title bar, status bar and help lines.</li>
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42<li>Linter support, for automatically putting the cursor on syntax errors.</li>
43<li>Formatter support, for normalizing the layout of a text instead of the spelling.</li>
44<li>The undo/redo system has reached a usable state and is enabled by default.</li>
45<br>
46<li>No longer finds "ghosts" of certain UTF-8 characters.</li>
47<li>Makes the mouse usable again for clicking on shortcuts.</li>
b959585f 48<li>Fixes several syntax coloring issues.</li>
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49<li>Adds more syntax highlighting examples (autoconf, changelogs, elisp, Go, guile, javascript,
50json, PO files, postgresql, texinfo).</li>
51</UL>
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54</blockquote>
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57<blockquote><br>
58Improvements made in version 2.2:<br>
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60<table BORDER=0 CELLSPACING=0 WIDTH="100%"><tr><td>
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62<UL>
63<li>Customizable key bindings.</li>
64<li>Abortable searching (^C after ^W).</li>
65<li>Partial undo/redo support [EXPERIMENTAL].</li>
66<li>Pager support (i.e. reading from stdin).</li>
67</UL>
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69</td><td>
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71<UL>
72<li>Warnings for unwritable files and for external modification since opening.</li>
73<li>"Soft" line wrapping (i.e. display of complete lines).</li>
74<li>More syntax highlighting examples (Fortran, objC, OCaml, Makefiles).</li>
75<li>Faster syntax highlighting for complicated regexes.</li>
76</UL>
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78</td></tr></table>
79</blockquote>
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82<blockquote><br>
83Improvements made in version 2.0:<br>
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85<table BORDER=0 CELLSPACING=0 WIDTH="100%"><tr><td>
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87<UL>
88<li>UTF-8 support.</li>
89<li>Improved color syntax highlighting.</li>
90<li>Copy text without cutting it.</li>
91<li>Verbatim input mode.</li>
92<li>Repeat last seach without confirmation (Meta-W).</li>
93</UL>
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95</td><td>
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97<UL>
98<li>Spell check/replace selected text only.</li>
99<li>Indent marked text.</li>
100<li>Move to beginning/end of paragraph.</li>
101<li>Search within the file browser.</li>
b959585f 102<li>Auto-conversion of mixed file format.</li>
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106</blockquote>
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109<blockquote><br>
110Improvements made in version 1.2:<br>
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112<table BORDER=0 CELLSPACING=0 WIDTH="100%"><tr><td>
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114<UL>
115<li>More Pico compatible by default.</li>
116<li>Smooth scrolling (-S flag).</li>
117<li>Bracket matching (Meta-]).</li>
118<li>.nanorc support.</li>
119<li>Color syntax highlighting.</li>
120<li>Search and replace history editing.</li>
121<li>Customizable quoting string (-Q flag).</li>
122</UL>
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124</td><td>
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126<UL>
127<li>Append/prepend from write file menu.</li>
128<li>Write selected text to file (^O after ^^).</li>
129<li>Multiple file buffers (-F flag).</li>
130<li>Mac/Dos/NoConvert file format (-M, -D, -N).</li>
131<li>Saved search/replace history (-H flag).</li>
132<li>Backup files (-B flag).</li>
133<li>Insert output of command (^X after ^R).</li>
134</UL>
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137</blockquote>
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140<blockquote><br>
141Version 1.0 had the following features:<br>
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145<UL>
146<li>Autoconf support.</li>
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147<li>Truly free license (GNU GPL).</li>
148<li>Goto-line command without a flag.</li>
149<li>Case-sensitive search function.</li>
150<li>Interactive search and replace.</li>
151<li>About half the size of the Pico binary.</li>
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156<UL>
157<li>Slang and ncurses support.</li>
158<li>Autoindent abillity.</li>
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159<li>Displayed tab width option.</li>
160<li>Regular-expression search and replace.</li>
161<li>Toggles for command-line flags via Meta keys.</li>
162<li>Tab completion when reading/writing files.</li>
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163</UL>
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166</blockquote>
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