ANN: Leo 5.0 beta 2 released

edreamleo at gmail.com edreamleo at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 14:45:54 CET 2014


Leo 5.0b2 is now available at:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/leo/files/Leo/

This release fixes several installation issues
and updates installation instructions for Linux/Ubuntu.

Leo is a PIM, an IDE and an outliner.
Video tutorials: http://leoeditor.com/screencasts.html
Text tutorials: http://leoeditor.com/tutorial.html

The highlights of Leo 5.0
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* Better compatibility with vim, Emacs, pylint and PyQt:
    - Optional native emulation of vim commands.
    - Full support for Emacs org-mode outlines.
    - Full support for Vim .otl outlines.
    - Better support for pylint.
    - Support for both PyQt4 and PyQt5.
* Better handling of nodes containing large text:
    - Idle time syntax coloring eliminates delay.
    - Optional delayed loading of large text.
* Power features:
    - Command history for minibuffer commands.
    - Leo available via github repository.
    - File name completion.
    - Cloned nodes expand and contract independently.
    - @data nodes can be composed from descendant nodes.
    - No need to change Leo's main style sheet:
      it can be customized with @color and @font settings.
    - @persistence nodes save data in @auto trees.
    - A pluggable architecture for @auto nodes.
    - The style-reload command changes Leo's appearance instantly.
* Important new plugins for tagging, display and node evaluation.
* For beginners:
    - Leo's default workbook files contains Leo's quickstart guide.
* Hundreds of new/improved features and bug fixes.

Links:
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Leo:       http://leoeditor.com
Docs:      http://leoeditor.com/leo_toc.html
Tutorials: http://leoeditor.com/tutorial.html
Videos:    http://leoeditor.com/screencasts.html
Forum:     http://groups.google.com/group/leo-editor
Download:  http://sourceforge.net/projects/leo/files/
Github:    https://github.com/leo-editor/leo-editor
Quotes:    http://leoeditor.com/testimonials.html



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