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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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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 experimental plugin for showing "TODO"s in files
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     [by Dmitry Savchenko, initial version by Vasiliy Sorokin]
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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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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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Windows

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Remote Linux Support

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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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