a few textual and formatting tweaks
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3 <title>GNU nano: History</title>
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10 <center><b>History</b></center>
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14 <blockquote><br>
15 Improvements made in version 2.6:<br>
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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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35 <blockquote><br>
36 Improvements made in version 2.4:<br>
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40 <UL>
41 <li>The ability to give different colors to title bar, status bar and help lines.</li>
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>
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46 <li>No longer finds "ghosts" of certain UTF-8 characters.</li>
47 <li>Makes the mouse usable again for clicking on shortcuts.</li>
48 <li>Fixes several syntax coloring issues.</li>
49 <li>Adds more syntax highlighting examples (autoconf, changelogs, elisp, Go, guile, javascript,
50 json, PO files, postgresql, texinfo).</li>
51 </UL>
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57 <blockquote><br>
58 Improvements made in version 2.2:<br>
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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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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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82 <blockquote><br>
83 Improvements made in version 2.0:<br>
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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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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>
102 <li>Auto-conversion of mixed file format.</li>
103 </UL>
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109 <blockquote><br>
110 Improvements made in version 1.2:<br>
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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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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>
141 Version 1.0 had the following features:<br>
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145 <UL>
146 <li>Autoconf support.</li>
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>
152 </UL>
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156 <UL>
157 <li>Slang and ncurses support.</li>
158 <li>Autoindent abillity.</li>
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>
163 </UL>
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