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[[GNU Emacs]] major version 24 is expected to release in 2012. While still in the stage of development, Emacs 24 is considered to be stable enough for every-day use.
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[[GNU Emacs]] 24.3, released on March 11, 2013
  
 
== Where to get ==
 
== Where to get ==
For debian user, an Emacs snapshot can be found from [http://emacs.naquadah.org/ emacs.naquadah.org].
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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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[[Versioning of Emacs]]
 
[[Versioning of Emacs]]
  
[[Category:Emacs]] [[Category:Emacs History]]
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Latest revision as of 23:58, 8 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