Updated: mintty 2.7.1

Thomas Wolff towo@towo.net
Sun Dec 4 23:04:00 GMT 2016


I have uploaded mintty 2.7.1 with the following changes:

Highlights:
   * Tweaked and polished localization support; including German and 
French translations in cygwin package.
   * Uniscribe support and improved font fallback.
   * Support for distinct colour attributes for combining characters.

Full changelog:

Character display:
   * Uniscribe support for left-to-right text (~#573, ~#605, /#430), 
achieving:
   * Improved font fallback.
   * New option FontRender=uniscribe to enable Uniscribe support (#605, 
#573).
   * New option UnderlineManual to enforce manual lining with default 
colour (#604).
   * Support for distinct colour attributes for combining characters.
   * Ensuring font underlining of separately drawn combined characters.

Localization:
   * Fallback from region-specific to generic translation ("fr_FR" -> 
"fr") (#537).
   * Windows user language as an additional option for language 
selection (#537).
   * Enabled localization of Options tree menu labels (#537).
   * Enabled localization of system menu standard items (#537).
   * Support reverse-localization of Windows-localized menu entries with 
Language=en.
   * Simplified menu item localization (#537).
   * Localization of message boxes (#537).
   * Preserving system menu icons.
   * Avoiding artefacts with non-ASCII labels of Options dialog elements.

Keyboard:
   * Enabled Compose key with Shift in modifyOtherKeys mode.

Other:
   * Suppressing repeated font error messages.
   * Enabled link-click in wsltty (#164).

The homepage is at http://mintty.github.io/
It also links to the issue tracker.

------
Thomas



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