Build 3915 - Improved terminal emulator

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Build 3915 - Improved terminal emulator

Post by mike » Sat Mar 18, 2023 8:53 pm

Hi folks,

The first preview of v1.5.0 brings the long-overdue improvements to the built-in terminal emulator:
  • Much improved support for arbitrary-long Unicode symbols, no limits for combining/joining/variation characters, proper layout based on grapheme clusters etc. Now supports zalgo text, complex emoji and other weirdness;
  • Improved I/O efficiency - NC no longer spawns a thread per each terminal session;
  • Added support for italic text;
  • Full support for 8-bits colours;
  • Partial support for 24-bit colours - they are recognised and dithered into closest available 8-bit color;
  • Improved rendering efficiency.
Also this build contains a fix for the crash that happens when dragging from a temporary panel.

The link to the preview build: ... (3915).dmg

Your feedback is very welcome.


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Re: Build 3915 - Improved terminal emulator

Post by keepon3003 » Fri Apr 07, 2023 6:28 am

Thanks, works great so far - no issues detected :)

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Re: Build 3915 - Improved terminal emulator

Post by merlino73 » Sat May 13, 2023 9:59 am

This update also fix this strange behaviour viewtopic.php?f=7&t=533&p=2475#p2472 with oh-my-bash.

Thank you!