GNU Moe Changelog

New in version 1.6 RC2

October 8th, 2013
  • The UTF-8 decoder now converts more characters (mainly punctuation and space), and shows the failed code if out of range.

New in version 1.6 RC1 (September 19th, 2013)

  • The new command "extend bookmarks" has been added.
  • The menu of buffers now shows the names of DOS buffers preceded by a minus sign "-", or by a plus sign "+" if they are modified.
  • Find now shows feedback ("searching...").
  • Octal escape sequences shorter than three digits are now accepted.
  • The character code "\xA0" is now correctly recognized as whitespace.
  • The configure script now accepts options with a separate argument.

New in version 1.5 (March 11th, 2013)

  • The commandline now accepts line and column numbers for each file.
  • The short name "-B" has been assigned to the option "--no-backup". "goto line", "goto column", and "goto offset" now accept values relative to the current value.
  • The clock now shows a "." after the minutes for PM.
  • Moe now removes the file before saving when "create backups" is off, to avoid following links. "change buffer name" now rejects the names of files already being edited. "last visited" now does not change after adding or removing handles.
  • Common limits have been set for editor options in rc and menu.

New in version 1.5 RC1 (October 25th, 2012)

  • "goto line", "goto column", and "goto offset" now accept values relative to the current value.
  • The navigation keys of the buffers menu have been changed.
  • The key combination for the command "show character info" has been changed to "Alt-i".
  • "last visited" no longer changes after adding or removing handles.
  • Common limits have been set for editor options in rc and menu.
  • Quote characters in messages have been changed as advised by GNU Coding Standards.

New in version 1.4 (January 18th, 2011)

  • The new command "toggle search direction" has been added.
  • The new replace sequence "\c" has been added.
  • The command "control char" now accepts arbitrarily large numbers and inserts them as big or little endian sequences of bytes.
  • Backspace delete has been fixed on some terminal emulators.
  • Key codes ignored by moe are now shown when typed, so that you can know (and hopefully report) why a given key does not work when using moe in your favorite terminal emulator.
  • Variable size arrays have been removed from the code.

New in version 1.4 RC1 (August 30th, 2010)

  • The new command "toggle search direction" has been added.
  • The new replace sequence "\c" has been added.
  • The command "control char" now accepts arbitrarily large numbers and inserts them as big or little endian sequences of bytes.
  • Backspace delete has been fixed on some terminal emulators.
  • Key codes ignored by moe are now shown when typed, so that you can know (and hopefully report) why a given key does not work when using moe in your favorite terminal emulator.
  • Variable size arrays have been removed from the code.

New in version 1.3 (September 4th, 2009)

  • The command "goto offset", which moves the cursor to a given byte in the buffer, has been added.
  • A null pointer access occurring when emergency_save can't open the DEADMOE file has been fixed.
  • All the relevant signals are now handled or ignored, as appropriate.

New in version 1.3 RC1 (August 14th, 2009)

  • The command "goto offset", which moves the cursor to a given byte in the buffer, has been added.
  • A null pointer access occurring when emergency_save can't open the DEADMOE file has been fixed.
  • More signals are now handled or ignored, as appropriate.

New in version 1.1 (February 23rd, 2009)

  • The new "last visited" command was added, which switches between two buffers. Non-readable files are ignored at startup. This makes "moe *" work better. "make install-info" should now work on Debian and Mac OS X. A build problem with gcc 4.4 has been fixed.