ANNOUNCE: mousepad 0.6.0 released

Gaƫl Bonithon gael at
Thu Feb 9 18:19:01 CET 2023

mousepad 0.6.0 is now available for download from

What is mousepad?

A simple text editor for Xfce.


Release notes for 0.6.0
- Dependency Changes:
  - GLib >= 2.56.2

- New Features:
  - Keep saved state in memory to track actual modification state

- Appearance Changes / Minor Improvements:
  - Add "match whole word" toggle to search toolbar (#180, !124)

- Code Refactoring:
  - cleanup: prefs: Reduce the diff from what Glade 3.40.0 would do
  - cleanup: Use G_DECLARE_FINAL_TYPE
  - cleanup: Remove dead code
  - cleanup: Use consistent naming and avoid duplicated code
  - build: Let xdt-depends.m4 macros set GLib macros
  - flatpak: Updates from Flathub

- Bug Fixes:
  - Clear undo action list in case of unbuffered modification
  - Set file properties only for actual changes
  - Emit "encoding-changed" after setting BOM if needed
  - Update action states on reload
  - Mark document as modified if line ending actually changes (Fixes
  - Do not show the menubar on Alt key release if focus is lost (#185)
  - plugins: Do not resize unnecessarily the prefs dialog on Wayland
  - Initialize static variable only once
  - prefs-dialog: Improve history widget alignment (Fixes #173)

- Translation Updates:
  Czech, Dutch, German, Greek, Hungarian, Kazakh, Korean, Lithuanian,
  Occitan (post 1500), Persian (Iran), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil),

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