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  • v0.3.3

    June 16, 2019

    Packaging

    • ➕ Add appstream metadata, located at /extra/linux/io.alacritty.Alacritty.xml
    • 🚚 The xclip dependency has been removed
    • 🍎 On macOS, Alacritty now requests NSSystemAdministrationUsageDescription to avoid permission failures
    • Minimum Rust version has been bumped to 1.32.0

    ➕ Added

    • ➕ Added ToggleFullscreen action
    • 🍎 On macOS, there's a ToggleSimpleFullscreen action which allows switching to fullscreen without occupying another space
    • A new window option window.startup_mode which controls how the window is created
    • _NET_WM_ICON property is set on X11 now, allowing for WMs to show icons in titlebars
    • Current Git commit hash to alacritty --version
    • Config options window.title and window.class
    • Config option working_directory
    • 🖨 Config group debug with the options debug.log_level, debug.print_events and debug.ref_test
    • Select until next matching bracket when double-clicking a bracket
    • ➕ Added foreground/background escape code request sequences
    • 👍 Escape sequences now support 1, 3, and 4 digit hex colors

    🔄 Changed

    • 🏁 On Windows, Alacritty will now use the native DirectWrite font API
    • The start_maximized window option is now startup_mode: Maximized
    • Cells with identical foreground and background will now show their text upon selection/inversion
    • 0️⃣ Default Window padding to 0x0
    • Moved config option render_timer and persistent_logging to the debug group
    • When the cursor is in the selection, it will be inverted again, making it visible

    🛠 Fixed

    • Double-width characters in URLs only being highlit on the left half
    • ⚡️ PTY size not getting updated when message bar is shown
    • Text Cursor disappearing
    • Incorrect positioning of zero-width characters over double-width characters
    • Mouse mode generating events when the cell has not changed
    • Selections not automatically expanding across double-width characters
    • 🍎 On macOS, automatic graphics switching has been enabled again
    • Text getting recognized as URLs without slashes separating the scheme
    • 📜 URL parser dropping trailing slashes from valid URLs
    • UTF-8 BOM skipped when reading config file
    • Terminfo backspace escape sequence (kbs)

    ✂ Removed

    • ⏪ Deprecated mouse.faux_scrollback_lines config field
    • Deprecated custom_cursor_colors config field
    • Deprecated hide_cursor_when_typing config field
    • 💅 Deprecated cursor_style config field
    • Deprecated unfocused_hollow_cursor config field
    • 🗄 Deprecated dimensions config field
  • v0.3.3-rc2

    June 15, 2019
  • v0.3.3-rc1

    June 09, 2019
  • v0.3.2

    April 22, 2019

    🔖 Version 0.3.2

    🛠 Fixed

    • 🏁 Panic on startup when using Conpty on Windows
  • v0.3.1

    April 22, 2019

    ➕ Added

    • ➕ Added ScrollLineUp and ScrollLineDown actions for scrolling line by line
    • 👍 Native clipboard support on X11 and Wayland

    🔄 Changed

    • 🛠 Alacritty now has a fixed minimum supported Rust version of 1.31.0

    🛠 Fixed

    • Reset scrolling region when the RIS escape sequence is received
    • 🍎 Subprocess spawning on macos
    • Unnecessary resize at startup
    • Text getting blurry after live-reloading shaders with padding active
    • Resize events are not send to the shell anymore if dimensions haven't changed
    • 🐎 Minor performance issues with underline and strikeout checks
    • Rare bug which would extend underline and strikeout beyond the end of line
    • Cursors not spanning two lines when over double-width characters
    • Incorrect cursor dimensions if the font offset isn't 0
  • v0.3.0

    April 08, 2019

    🔖 Version 0.3.0

    Official announcement: http://blog.christianduerr.com/alacritty_030_announcement

    Packaging

    • 🐧 On Linux, the .desktop file now uses Alacritty as icon name, which can be
      found at extra/logo/alacritty-term.svg

    ➕ Added

    • 🏁 MSI installer for Windows is now available
    • 🆕 New default key bindings Alt+Home, Alt+End, Alt+PageUp and Alt+PageDown
    • 🏁 Dynamic title support on Windows
    • Ability to specify starting position with the --position flag
    • 🆕 New configuration field window.position allows specifying the starting position
    • ➕ Added the ability to change the selection color
    • Text will reflow instead of truncating when resizing Alacritty
    • Underline text and change cursor when hovering over URLs with required modifiers pressed

    🔄 Changed

    • Clicking on non-alphabetical characters in front of URLs will no longer open them
    • 🏁 Command keybindings on Windows will no longer open new cmd.exe console windows
    • 🍎 On macOS, automatic graphics switching has been temporarily disabled due to a macos bug

    🛠 Fixed

    • 🛠 Fix panic which could occur when quitting Alacritty on Windows if using the Conpty backend
    • 🚀 Automatic copying of selection to clipboard when mouse is released outside of Alacritty
    • ⏪ Scrollback history live reload only working when shrinking lines
    • ⏪ Crash when decreasing scrollback history in config while scrolled in history
    • ⏪ Resetting the terminal while in the alt screen will no longer disable scrollback
    • Cursor jumping around when leaving alt screen while not in the alt screen
    • Text lingering around when resetting while scrolled up in the history
    • 👍 Terminfo support for extended capabilities
    • 👍 Allow mouse presses and beginning of mouse selection in padding
    • 🏁 Windows: Conpty backend could close immediately on startup in certain situations
    • FreeBSD: SpawnNewInstance will now open new instances in the shell's current
      🐧 working directory as long as linprocfs(5) is mounted on /compat/linux/proc
    • 🛠 Fix lingering Alacritty window after child process has exited
    • 🚚 Growing the terminal while scrolled up will no longer move the content down
    • 👌 Support for alternate keyboard layouts on macOS
    • Slow startup time on some X11 systems
    • The AltGr key no longer sends escapes (like Alt)
    • 🛠 Fixes increase/decrease font-size keybindings on international keyboards
    • On Wayland, the --title flag will set the Window title now
    • 📜 Parsing issues with URLs starting in the first or ending in the last column
    • URLs stopping at double-width characters
    • 🛠 Fix start_maximized option on X11
    • 📜 Error when parsing URLs ending with Unicode outside of the ascii range
    • 🏁 On Windows, focusing a Window will no longer start a selection
  • v0.3.0-rc3

    April 04, 2019
  • v0.3.0-rc2

    April 01, 2019
  • v0.3.0-rc1

    March 31, 2019
  • v0.2.9

    February 12, 2019

    🔖 Version 0.2.9

    🔄 Changed

    • Accept fonts which are smaller in width or height than a single pixel

    🛠 Fixed

    • Incorrect font spacing after moving Alacritty between displays