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Qt Creator version 2.6 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
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git log --cherry-pick --pretty=oneline v2.5.2..origin/2.6
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General
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   * Added a wizard for creating a temporary text file
   * Added a menu for showing and hiding the output pane buttons
   * Added a visual hint for canceled searches (QTCREATORBUG-6820)
   * Fixed the New dialog for dark themes (QTCREATORBUG-7435)
   * Added support for jumping to a line in a specific file to Locator
     (with "+" or ":" appended to the file name, for example "myfile.cpp:41")
   * Fixed that several settings where saved every few seconds
     even without changes (QTCREATORBUG-7718)
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Editing
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   * Added a context menu for adding and removing UTF-8 bom
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   * Added shortcuts for searching for next and previous occurrence
     of selected text without opening the find tool bar (QTCREATORBUG-464)
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   * Made resource files searchable (Ctrl+F)
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   * Integrated VCS support into the resource editor
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   * Added file type icons to the resource editor
   * Added opening of files from the resource editor
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   * Added renaming of files from the resource editor
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   * Added highlighting of missing files in the resource editor
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   * Added support for animated images in the image viewer
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   * Fixed problems when closing documents in a split view (QTCREATORBUG-7361)
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Managing Projects
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   * Introduced "Kits" that supersede the previous "Targets". They bundle
     the settings for the target device, compiler, debugger, Qt version and
     more into a user definable, reusable setting.
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   * Moved the debugger setting from tool chains to kits
     and renamed tool chains to compilers
   * Added experimental support for Android (enable the plugin in Help > About Plugins)
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   * Added support for QNX
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   * Made it possible to disable deploy configurations
   * Added double-clicking of file names in compile errors to open the file
   * Added a Cancel Build button to the Compile Output pane
   * Added CurrentProject::BuildPath variable for external tools (QTCREATORBUG-4885)

QMake Projects
   * Added an action for compiling a single file (QTCREATORBUG-106)
   * Added actions for (re)building and cleaning the current subproject

CMake Projects
   * Added CMake specific context menu items to the CMakeLists.txt editor
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Debugging
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   * Updated dumpers to internal changes in Qt 5 (structure layout, namespaces)
   * Adjusted state engine to changes in GDB/MI notifications
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   * Made all views searchable (Ctrl+F)
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   * Made extensive use of HistoryCompleter
   * Consolidated the special start options in Debug > Start Debugging
     after the Kits changes
   * Renamed "Watcher" into "Expression Evaluator"
   * Generalized process listing and attaching facilities
   * Adjusted to changed code generation in MinGW 4.6
   * Added GUI support for temporary breakpoints
   * Added a shortcut (F10) for start-and-stop-at-main
   * Added direct loading of remote core files
   * Added an option to create watch points in the Memory view context menu
   * Added GDB pretty-printers for QFiniteStack, QHash::{const_}iterator,
     std::{map,set}::iterator
   * Added support for IPv6-enabled builds of GDB
   * Improved logging and output pane performance
   * Improved performance of retrieving large arrays of plain data
   * Fixed use of non-xterm terminals (QTCREATORBUG-1633)
   * Fixed use of multi-line breakpoint commands
   * Fixed off-by-one error in the Address field in the Symbols view
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Debugging QML/JS
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   * Merged the (experimental) QML/JS Inspector plugin into the Debugger:
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   * Added the QML object tree to the Expressions window
   * Added Console window to evaluate JS expressions at runtime
   * Added QML specific buttons to the toolbar
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Analyzing Code
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   * Added an option to shorten template names in function profiler output
   * Simplified the remote start dialogs
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C++ Support
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   * Fixed lambda formatting issues
   * Added support for variadic arguments (__VA_ARGS__)
   * Added support for raw string literals (QTCREATORBUG-6722)
   * Fixed the display of results when searching for macro usages (QTCREATORBUG-7217)
   * Added highlighting of macro usages
   * Implemented renaming of macro usages (QTCREATORBUG-413)
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   * Fixed detection of C++11 features for MSVC
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QML/JS Support
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   * Added support for adding the file to VCS when moving a component into
     a separate file (QTCREATORBUG-7246)

GLSL Support
   * Fixed a crash on declaration without type (QTCREATORBUG-7548)
   * Fixed a freeze when using the conditional operator (QTCREATORBUG-7517)
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Qt Quick Designer

Help
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   * Made hiding the navigation side bar in the Help mode possible (QTCREATORBUG-1533)

Qt Designer

Version control plugins
   * Added experimental support for ClearCase (enable the plugin in
     Help > About Plugins)

Git
   * Added a customizable repository browser command
   * Fixed commit and amend when not on a branch
   * Added partial support for Gerrit (Tools > Git > Gerrit)

SVN
   * Fixed project status command when no document is open
   * Fixed completion in the submit editor

FakeVim
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   * Added support for smartcase searching
   * Added support for last selection operations
   * Added support for counts in block selections (for example "2vi)", "3da{")
   * Added support for special registers "+ and "*
   * Added selection commands for strings (for example "di'", "ca`")
   * Improved emulation of Vim regexps
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   * Fixed :!cmd if there is no selection
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   * Fixed handling of "ci(", "di[", "ca{" inside nested blocks
   * Fixed search without matches
   * Fixed pasting text [count] times and in selection
   * Fixed pasting from clipboard
   * Made clipboard data format compatible with Vim
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Platform Specific

Mac
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   * Added support for fullscreen (Lion and later)
   * Changed the VCS shortcuts to use the Ctrl modifier instead of the Opt modifier
     (the Opt modifier inserts special characters on Mac)
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   * Made the shortcut modifiers (for example Cmd+...) searchable in the Filter
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     functionality of the keyboard shortcut settings
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Linux (GNOME and KDE)
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   * Worked around a problem in the KDE file dialog that prevented selecting
     qmake (QTCREATORBUG-7771)
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Windows

Symbian Target
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   * Removed support for Symbian development because of missing maintainer
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Remote Linux Support

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   * Removed generic MeeGo support due to complete irrelevance
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Credits go to:
    Aleksey Sidorov
    Alessandro Portale
    Andreas Holzammer
    Andre Hartmann
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    André Pönitz
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