GNU nano upgrading information ============================== Visible changes since 1.0 ------------------------- * Editor Features - Complete Pico compatibility (--pico has been removed, and -p means something else, see below). - nanorc support (see nanorc.sample included in sources). - Smooth scrolling (-S). - Searching of matching brace/bracket/etc. - Help for all editor features. - Color syntax highlighting support. - Quote string support, useful for mail agents, etc (-Q). - Insertion of output of external commands. - Optional enabling of XON and XOFF control characters (-p). - Tons of bugfixes/enhancements for already existing features. * File Handling - Overwriting and appending or prepending to files. - Writing marked text to separate files. - Multiple file buffers (-F). - Converting from and to DOS/Mac file format (-D/-M, -N to disable). - Better control character handling. - Creation of backup files (-B). - Search/replace history (-H). See the GNU nano manual for detailed information on each feature.