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Qt Creator version 2.5 contains bug fixes and new features.

The most important changes are listed in this document. For a complete
list of changes, see the Git log for the Qt Creator sources that
you can check out from the public Git repository. For example:

git clone git://gitorious.org/qt-creator/qt-creator.git
git log --cherry-pick --pretty=oneline v2.4.0...origin/2.5

General
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   * Add a keyboard shortcut (Alt) to the locator to display the full path to
     a located file (QTCREATORBUG-3805)
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   * Add "Search Again" to recent searches (QTCREATORBUG-621)
   * Allow multiple parallel searches (QTCREATORBUG-6101)
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   * Add Execute filter to the locator, for executing external commands [by
     Yuchen Deng]
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Experimental Plugins
   * Show todo items in files [by Dmitry Savchenko initial version by
     Vasiliy Sorokin]
   * Support for autotools-based projects [by Patricia Santana Cruz]

   Go to Help->About plugins to enable these!

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Editing
   * Use the QML/JS editor for opening json files (QTCREATORBUG-4639)
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   * Add basic JSON validation according to the draft at
     tools.ietf.org/html/draft-zyp-json-schema-03. Still work in progress.
   * Add clipboad history that contains up to ten previous clips
     (QTCREATORBUG-146)
   * Add a shortcut for toggling bookmarks by pressing Shift and clicking
     the left margin at a line (QTCREATORBUG-2852)
   * Highlight search results of one character when whole words only is
     specified (QTCREATORBUG-6372)
   * Fix clean whitespace affecting lines that are already clean
     (QTCREATORBUG-5712) [by Orgad Shaneh]
   * Add a keyboard shortcut (Alt) to display context-sensitive help in a
     popup if the corresponding option is enabled (QTCREATORBUG-6644)
   * Fix layout update when folding/unfolding regions (QTCREATORBUG-6666)
   * Fix position of code-assist popup when cursor is outside viewport
     (QTCREATORBUG-6843)
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   * Add "Open with" context menu in resource editor (QTCREATORBUG-4224)
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   * Add task indicators in the left margin of a line
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Managing Projects
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   * Add facility to change multiple environment variables in the
     build and run settings at the same time
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Debugging
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   * Improve display of vtables and dynamic types (QTCREATORBUG-6933 et al)
   * Adjust QDir and QFileInfo gdb pretty printer after Qt 4.8 changes
     and various others for Qt 5.0
   * Adjust std::map dumper for gcc 4.6
   * Adjust to new *stopped output notifications of gdb 7.4
   * Add pretty printers for std::shared_ptr, std::unique_ptr, std::array,
     std::complex, boost::posix_time::{ptime,time_duration},
     boost::gregorian::date
   * Improve remote debugging facilities including new convenience
     dialogs like "Attach to Running Remote Process"
   * Improve per-type and per-variable selection of display formats
   * Add display variants for map-like types (std::map, QMap, QHash etc)
   * Make "gdb startup script" directly editable
   * Improve expansion behaviour of pinned tooltips (QTCREATORBUG-6554)
   * Prevent automatic loading of incompatible dumpers
   * Make Shift-F5 exit when debugging a core file (QTCREATORBUG-6111)
   * Make popping up the output pane optional (QTCREATORBUG-6764)
   * Make entering commands in the log view more convenient
   * Re-enable debugging of Python scripts
   * Add pretty-printing for D arrays and strings
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   * Add "Break on raise()" option for GDB/Windows
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Debugging QML/JS
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   * Relocate breakpoints to next executable code
   * Implement run-to-line functionality
   * Spruce up the script console for evaluating QML/JS expressions
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Analyzing Code
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   * Fix message for "incompatible" builds (QTCREATORBUG-7011)
   * Fix suppression dialog (QTCREATORBUG-6500)
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C++ Support
   * Fix completion and the dot-to-arrow conversion not triggering reliably
   * Add basic refactoring action to insert an #include for an undefined
     identifier
   * Fix completion for namespace aliases at global and namespace scope
     (QTCREATORBUG-166)
   * Improve function signature synchronization by automatically renaming
     parameter name uses in the function body when changing the name in the
     declaration (QTCREATORBUG-6132)
   * Improve preservation of non-cv specifiers when using function signature
     synchronization (QTCREATORBUG-6620)
   * Improve default argument handling with function signature synchronization
     (QTCREATORBUG-5978)
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   * Add Doxygen/QDoc comment completion when typing /*@ or /*! before
     declarations (QTCREATORBUG-2752)
   * Add "extract function" refactoring action (QTCREATORBUG-5485)
   * Change behavior of "select all" during rename so that it selects
     the symbol in question (QTCREATORBUG-5520) [by Bojan Pretrovic]
   * Fix preprocess for multiline #if directives (QTCREATORBUG-5843)
   * Fix encoding issues during refactoring operations (QTCREATORBUG-6147)
   * Fix "convert to decimal" refactoring for lower case letters
     (QTCREATORBUG-6240)
   * Fix "add definition" refactoring when the matching implementation file
     has no other definition yet (QTCREATORBUG-6696)
   * Improve behavior of switch header/source when files with the same name
     exist (QTCREATORBUG-6799) [by Nicolas Arnaud-Cormos]
   * Improve behavior of follow symbol and add definition for projects with
     equivalent symbol names (QTCREATORBUG-6697) (QTCREATORBUG-6792)
   * Improve support for C++11 nullptr, constexpr, static_assert, noexcept,
     inline namespaces, and auto.
   * Fix missing result of find usages when there is a match on the first
     line (QTCREATERBUG-6176)
   * Fix highlighting for spaces in comments and strings (QTCREATORBUG-5802)
   * Add "rearrange parameter list" refactoring action [by Bojan Petrovic]
   * Add indent/unindent actions shortcut [by Adam Treat]
   * Improve sorting of completion items (QTCREATORBUG-6404)
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   * Improve C++11 lambda support, including formatting
   * Fix "go to definition" of macros (QTCREATORBUG-2240, QTCREATORBUG-6175,
     QTCREATORBUG-6848, QTCREATORBUG-7008, QTCREATORBUG-7009)
   * Fix completion by not adding parentheses when completing dereferenced
     function
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QML/JS Support
   * Add correct scoping for signal handlers; enables completion of signal
     handler arguments such as mouse in MouseArea.onClicked
   * Disable some follow-up errors if an import failed
   * Automatically add parentheses when completing a function
   * Add refactoring action to wrap elements in a Loader
   * Add ability to suppress warnings for a line by prepending
     // @disable-check M123
   * Add refactoring action to prepend a warning suppression comment
   * Add // @enable-all-checks to enable checks disabled by default
   * Add several new hints and warnings
   * Add 'Reformat' action that reformats the whole file
   * Add support for module APIs defined in QML modules
   * Don't warn about unterminated case blocks in a switch statement if
     there's a comment containing the string 'fallthrough' or 'fall-through'
   * Improve indentation of function literals
   * Fix indent after do-while without trailing semicolon

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Platform Specific

Mac
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   * Fix adding Qt version on Mac OS X Lion (QTCREATORBUG-6222)
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   * Pass architecture and bit width from the tool chain build setting
     to qmake (QTCREATORBUG-6088)
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Linux (GNOME and KDE)

Windows

Symbian Target

Remote Linux Support

Qt Designer

FakeVim
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   * Implement Ctrl-a, Ctrl-x, &, gm, `., '., :<x>%, ciw.
   * Add handling of number key block
   * Fix cursor column after up/down in replace mode
   * Fix case sensitivity of parsing of codes like "<Esc>" in mappings
   * Overhaul register handling
   * Add old-style settings of for 'bs' (QTCREATORBUG-6640)
   * Fix off-by-one error when creating a single line range (QTCREATORBUG-6630)
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Version control plugins
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   * Rename the ScmGit plugin to Git
   * Rename the VCSBase plugin to VcsBase
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   * URL and email support in log editors [by Hugues Delorme]
   * Completion of classes, files, methods and namespace in commit message
     editor [by Hugues Delorme]
   * Show icons for files in submit editor [by Hugues Delorme]
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Additional credits go to:
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   Adam Treat (editor improvements)
   Andre Hartmann (generic project improvements)
   Axsia (translation)
   Bai Jing (translation)
   Bojan Petrovic (C++ quickfix)
   Campbell Barton (color scheme fix)
   cnavarro (debugger fix)
   Denis Mingulov (Qt5 related fix, debugger fixes, editor fix)
   Dmitry Savchenko (todo plugin)
   Element9 (C++ quickfix)
   Felix Geyer (debugger fix)
   Flex Ferrum (C++0x improvements)
   Francois Ferrand (Generic Project improvements, C++ improvements)
   Hugues Delorme (version control system improvements and fixes)
   Jan Kerekes (unit testing)
   Joe Hermaszewski (debugging impromevents)
   Konstantin Tokarev (generic project fix, Mac related fix)
   Martin Aumüller (fakevim fix)
   Nicolas Arnaud-Cormos (many fixes, analyzer work)
   Orgad Shaneh (*many* bug fixes and lots of polish)
   Patricia Santana Cruz (autotools plugin)
   Ruben Van Boxem (mingw fixes)
   Sergey Belyashov (cmake translation fix)
   Steve King (WinCE support fixed)
   Tobias Nätterlund (small improment to wizards, QNX work)
   tomdeblauwe (whitespace fixes)
   Tommi Asp (C++ fix, Symbian fixes)
   Vasiliy Sorokin (todo plugin)
   Victor Ostashevsky (bug fixes and translations)
   Yuchen Deng (*many* bug fixes, exectute command support for the locator)
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