Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#11854 closed enhancement (fixed)


Reported by: Bruce Dubbs Owned by: blfs-book
Priority: normal Milestone: 9.0
Component: BOOK Version: SVN
Severity: normal Keywords:


New major version.2019.03.24 - GNU nano 4.0 "Thy Rope of Sands"

  • An overlong line is no longer automatically hard-wrapped.
  • Smooth scrolling (one line at a time) has become the default.
  • A newline character is no longer automatically added at end of buffer.
  • The line below the title bar is by default part of the editing space.
  • Option --breaklonglines (-b) turns automatic hard-wrapping back on.
  • Option --jumpyscrolling (-j) gives the chunky, half-screen scrolling.
  • Option --finalnewline (-f) brings back the automatic newline at EOF.
  • Option --emptyline (-e) leaves the line below the title bar unused.
  • <Alt+Up> and <Alt+Down> now do a linewise scroll instead of a findnext.
  • Any number of justifications can be undone (like all other operations).
  • When marked text is justified, it becomes a single, separate paragraph.
  • Option --guidestripe=<number> draws a vertical bar at the given column.
  • Option --fill=<number> no longer turns on automatic hard-wrapping.
  • When a line continues offscreen, it now ends with a highlighted ">".
  • The halfs of a split two-column character are shown as "and".
  • A line now scrolls horizontally one column earlier. The bindable functions 'cutwordleft' and 'cutwordright' were renamed
  • to 'chopwordleft' and 'chopwordright' as they don't use the cutbuffer.
  • The paragraph-jumping functions were moved from Search to Go-to-Line.
  • Option --rebinddelete is able to compensate for more misbindings.
  • Options --morespace and --smooth are obsolete and thus ignored.
  • The --disable-wrapping-as-root configure option was removed.

Change History (2)

comment:1 by Bruce Dubbs, 5 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Fixed at revision 21388.

comment:2 by Bruce Dubbs, 4 years ago

Milestone: 8.59.0

Milestone renamed

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