micro-editor v2.0.8 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-10-06 // about 1 year ago
  • ๐Ÿš€ Micro 2.0.8: small release which fixes some terminal-related problems present in v2.0.7.

    • ๐Ÿ›  Terminfo fixes
      • Mouse mode in alacritty and konsole fixed.
      • Modifier key detection for dynamic terminals fixed.
      • Background color in terminal emulator fixed.
    • Syntax highlighting improvements
      • C++, Crystal, Groovy, Coffeescript.
      • Parentheses no longer highlighted in default theme (makes the colors less jarring and more consistent with other themes).

Previous changes from v2.0.7

  • Micro 2.0.7

    • Keybindings improvements
      • Key sequences can be bound with <Key1><Key2>..., for example <Ctrl-x><Ctrl-c>.
      • Different keybindings for buffers, command bar, and terminal panes can be specified.
      • See > help keybindings for the details and defaults.
      • Better support for complex keybindings.
      • Function keys with modifiers.
      • PgUp, PgDown, Delete... with modifiers.
    • Clipboard
      • Support for multiple cursors (internal clipboards for each cursor).
      • Support for OSC52 (copy and paste via your terminal, which works over ssh).
      • New clipboard option (default external).
        • Set to internal for internal clipboard only.
        • Set to external for xclip/xsel external clipboard.
        • Set to terminal to use OSC52.
        • Known to work in iTerm2, kitty, xterm, st, rxvt-unicode.
        • See > help copypaste for details on enabling support in your terminal.
    • ๐Ÿ 24-bit color support on Windows (make sure to set MICRO_TRUECOLOR=1)
      • Doesn't work with ConEmu but works with Windows-terminal, command prompt...
    • Minor changes
      • Better support for obscure terminals (reading terminfo dynamically without relying on infocmp).
      • Better truecolor detection.
      • No duplicates in up-arrow history.
      • Graceful exit when receiving SIGTERM.
    • ๐Ÿ› Bug fixes
      • Fix path escaping on Windows.
      • Fix issue when fastdirty is off
      • Syntax highlighting and linting fixes