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Leo: Leonine Editor with Outlines

Project Description

Leo 5.0 final November 24, 2014

Leo 5.0-final is now available at:

This release fixes several installation issues and updates installation instructions for Linux/Ubuntu.

Leo is a PIM, an IDE and an outliner. Video tutorials: Text tutorials:

The highlights of Leo 5.0

  • Better compatibility with vim, Emacs, pylint and PyQt:
    • Optional native emulation of vim commands.
    • Full support for Emacs org-mode outlines.
    • Full support for Vim .otl outlines.
    • Better support for pylint.
    • Support for both PyQt4 and PyQt5.
  • Smoother installation:
    • Support for brew install leo on MacOS.
    • ‘python install’ now works.
    • pip install leo now works.
    • Leo is now a debian package.
  • Better handling of nodes containing large text:
    • Idle time syntax coloring eliminates delay.
    • Optional delayed loading of large text.
  • Power features:
    • Command history for minibuffer commands.
    • Leo available via github repository.
    • File name completion.
    • Cloned nodes expand and contract independently.
    • @data nodes can be composed from descendant nodes.
    • No need to change Leo’s main style sheet: it can be customized with @color and @font settings.
    • @persistence nodes save data in @auto trees.
    • A pluggable architecture for @auto nodes.
    • The style-reload command changes Leo’s appearance instantly.
  • Important new plugins for tagging, display and node evaluation.
  • For beginners:
    • Leo’s default workbook files contains Leo’s quickstart guide.
  • Hundreds of new/improved features and bug fixes.
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