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[[GNU Emacs]] major version 24 is expected to release in 2012.
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[[GNU Emacs]] 24.3, released on March 11, 2013
  
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== Where to get ==
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* For debian user, an Emacs snapshot can be found from [http://emacs.naquadah.org/ emacs.naquadah.org].
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* [http://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/emacs/pretest/windows/ Precompiled Binaries of Emacs for Windows]
 
== Major Changes ==
 
== Major Changes ==
  
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=== Lexical scope in Emacs Lisp===
 
=== Lexical scope in Emacs Lisp===
Emacs can now eval code in lexical scope, user has to explicit choose bewteen [[Lexical scope]] or [[Dynamic scope]] by set variable '''lexical-binding''', Dynamci scope is still the default.
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Emacs can now eval code in lexical scope, user has to explicit choose bewteen [[Lexical scope]] or [[Dynamic scope]] by set variable '''lexical-binding''', Dynamic scope is still the default.
  
 
=== Custom color themes ===
 
=== Custom color themes ===
 
Emacs now has a native [[Theme]] customization support.
 
Emacs now has a native [[Theme]] customization support.
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===RTL language support===
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Emacs now handles RTL languages like Hebrew, Arabic.
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===Unicode support===
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Emacs now shows the hex code for non-displaying glyphs instead of the empty block.
  
 
== Further reading ==
 
== Further reading ==
* GNU Emacs News, accessed by {{CommandKeys|c-h n| view-emacs-news}} in Emacs.
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* GNU Emacs News, accessed by {{CommandKeys|C-h n| view-emacs-news}} in Emacs.
  
 
== Reference ==
 
== Reference ==
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* [http://www.masteringemacs.org/articles/2011/12/12/what-is-new-in-emacs-24-part-2/ what is new in emacs 24 part 2]
 
* [http://www.masteringemacs.org/articles/2011/12/12/what-is-new-in-emacs-24-part-2/ what is new in emacs 24 part 2]
 
* [http://batsov.com/articles/2011/08/19/a-peek-at-emacs24/ a peek at emacs24]
 
* [http://batsov.com/articles/2011/08/19/a-peek-at-emacs24/ a peek at emacs24]
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== See also ==
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[[Versioning of Emacs]]
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[[Category:Emacs]]
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[[Category:Emacs History]]

Latest revision as of 00:58, 9 March 2014

GNU Emacs 24.3, released on March 11, 2013

Where to get[edit]

Major Changes[edit]

Package Management[edit]

Emacs now ship with a Package Management package, An official package repository is also setup by GNU, you can also add more repository.

Lexical scope in Emacs Lisp[edit]

Emacs can now eval code in lexical scope, user has to explicit choose bewteen Lexical scope or Dynamic scope by set variable lexical-binding, Dynamic scope is still the default.

Custom color themes[edit]

Emacs now has a native Theme customization support.

RTL language support[edit]

Emacs now handles RTL languages like Hebrew, Arabic.

Unicode support[edit]

Emacs now shows the hex code for non-displaying glyphs instead of the empty block.

Further reading[edit]

  • GNU Emacs News, accessed by [C-h n] (or M-x view-emacs-news) in Emacs.

Reference[edit]

See also[edit]

Versioning of Emacs