ANNOUNCE: mousepad 0.4.0 released

Landry Breuil landry at
Sat Feb 28 13:47:59 CET 2015

mousepad 0.4.0 is now available for download from

What is mousepad?

A simple text editor for Xfce.


Release notes for 0.4.0
This is a major new release for mousepad with lots of features, courtesy
of Matthew Brush who did all the hard work here ! I swear, i'm just
doing the release !

- Use GSettings to improve preference handling
- A new preferences dialog exposing all preferences in the GUI
- Implement config and GUI preferences for various GtkSourceView
  such as:
    * Highlighting the current line
    * Match braces
    * Indentation width control
    * Right margin (long-line margin) column
    * Showing/hiding of line numbers
    * Smart home and end keys
- Improved GUI configurability and state persistence, including:
    * A toolbar for commonly used items
    * Fullscreen support
    * Main menu re-organization
    * Improved editor context menu
    * Improved single-instance multi-window support
    * Remember and synchronize size, position, and state, across
      and instances
- Support for building against GTK+ 3
- Various other improvements and bugs fixed

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