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Source code changes of the file "doc/nano.texi" between
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About: Nano is ANOther display-oriented text editor (an enhanced free clone of Pico from the Pine project).

nano.texi  (nano-5.6.tar.xz):nano.texi  (nano-5.6.1.tar.xz)
\input texinfo @c -*-texinfo-*- \input texinfo @c -*-texinfo-*-
@c %**start of header @c %**start of header
@setfilename nano.info @setfilename nano.info
@settitle nano @settitle nano
@c %**end of header @c %**end of header
@documentencoding UTF-8 @documentencoding UTF-8
@smallbook @smallbook
@set EDITION 0.5 @set EDITION 0.5
@set VERSION 5.6 @set VERSION 5.6.1
@set UPDATED February 2021 @set UPDATED March 2021
@dircategory Editors @dircategory Editors
@direntry @direntry
* nano: (nano). Small and friendly text editor. * nano: (nano). Small and friendly text editor.
@end direntry @end direntry
@c tex @c tex
@c \overfullrule=0pt @c \overfullrule=0pt
@c end tex @c end tex
@titlepage @titlepage
@title GNU @command{nano} @title GNU @command{nano}
@subtitle a small and friendly text editor @subtitle a small and friendly text editor
@subtitle version 5.6 @subtitle version 5.6.1
@author Chris Allegretta @author Chris Allegretta
@page @page
This manual documents the GNU @command{nano} editor. This manual documents the GNU @command{nano} editor.
@sp 1 @sp 1
This manual is part of the GNU @command{nano} distribution.@* This manual is part of the GNU @command{nano} distribution.@*
@sp 4 @sp 4
Copyright @copyright{} 1999-2009, 2014-2021 Free Software Foundation, Inc. Copyright @copyright{} 1999-2009, 2014-2021 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
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@sp 1 @sp 1
You may contact the author by You may contact the author by
e-mail: @email{chrisa@@asty.org}@* e-mail: @email{chrisa@@asty.org}@*
@end titlepage @end titlepage
@ifnottex @ifnottex
@node Top @node Top
@top @top
This manual documents the GNU @command{nano} editor, version 5.6. This manual documents the GNU @command{nano} editor, version 5.6.1.
@menu @menu
* Introduction:: * Introduction::
* Invoking:: * Invoking::
* Command-line Options:: * Command-line Options::
* Editor Basics:: * Editor Basics::
* Built-in Help:: * Built-in Help::
* The File Browser:: * The File Browser::
* Feature Toggles:: * Feature Toggles::
* Nanorc Files:: * Nanorc Files::
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--- where @code{normal} means the default foreground or background color. --- where @code{normal} means the default foreground or background color.
Either @var{fgcolor} or ,@var{bgcolor} may be left out, Either @var{fgcolor} or ,@var{bgcolor} may be left out,
and the pair may be preceded by @code{bold} and/or @code{italic} and the pair may be preceded by @code{bold} and/or @code{italic}
(separated by commas) to get a bold and/or slanting typeface, (separated by commas) to get a bold and/or slanting typeface,
if your terminal can do those. if your terminal can do those.
@item set guidestripe @var{number} @item set guidestripe @var{number}
Draw a vertical stripe at the given column, to help judge the width of the Draw a vertical stripe at the given column, to help judge the width of the
text. (The color of the stripe can be changed with @code{set stripecolor}.) text. (The color of the stripe can be changed with @code{set stripecolor}.)
@item set highlightcolor [bold,][italic,]@var{fgcolor},@var{bgcolor}
Use this color combination for highlighting a search match.
The default value is @t{black,lightyellow}.
@xref{@code{set functioncolor}} for valid color names.
@item set historylog @item set historylog
Save the last hundred search strings and replacement strings and Save the last hundred search strings and replacement strings and
executed commands, so they can be easily reused in later sessions. executed commands, so they can be easily reused in later sessions.
@item set indicator @item set indicator
Display a "scrollbar" on the righthand side of the edit window. Display a "scrollbar" on the righthand side of the edit window.
It shows the position of the viewport in the buffer It shows the position of the viewport in the buffer
and how much of the buffer is covered by the viewport. and how much of the buffer is covered by the viewport.
@item set jumpyscrolling @item set jumpyscrolling
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@item set softwrap @item set softwrap
Display lines that exceed the screen's width over multiple screen lines. Display lines that exceed the screen's width over multiple screen lines.
(You can make this soft-wrapping occur at whitespace instead of rudely at (You can make this soft-wrapping occur at whitespace instead of rudely at
the screen's edge, by using also @code{set atblanks}.) the screen's edge, by using also @code{set atblanks}.)
@item set speller "@var{program} [@var{argument} @dots{}]" @item set speller "@var{program} [@var{argument} @dots{}]"
Use the given program to do spell checking and correcting. Use the given program to do spell checking and correcting.
@xref{@option{--speller}} for details. @xref{@option{--speller}} for details.
@item set spotlightcolor [bold,][italic,]@var{fgcolor},@var{bgcolor}
Use this color combination for highlighting a search match.
The default value is @t{black,lightyellow}.
@xref{@code{set functioncolor}} for valid color names.
@item set stateflags @item set stateflags
Use the top-right corner of the screen for showing some state flags: Use the top-right corner of the screen for showing some state flags:
@code{I} when auto-indenting, @code{M} when the mark is on, @code{L} when @code{I} when auto-indenting, @code{M} when the mark is on, @code{L} when
hard-wrapping (breaking long lines), @code{R} when recording a macro, hard-wrapping (breaking long lines), @code{R} when recording a macro,
and @code{S} when soft-wrapping. and @code{S} when soft-wrapping.
When the buffer is modified, a star (@code{*}) is shown after the When the buffer is modified, a star (@code{*}) is shown after the
filename in the center of the title bar. filename in the center of the title bar.
@item set statuscolor [bold,][italic,]@var{fgcolor},@var{bgcolor} @item set statuscolor [bold,][italic,]@var{fgcolor},@var{bgcolor}
Use this color combination for the status bar. Use this color combination for the status bar.
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