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texinfo-5.1.90 pretest available

From: Karl Berry
Subject: texinfo-5.1.90 pretest available
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2013 17:16:45 GMT

Here's the first pretest for the next Texinfo release:


The NEWS below.  Please send feedback to address@hidden

Karl, Patrice, Sergey

* Language:
  . new commands @inlinefmtifelse, @inlineifset, @inlineifclear, for
    more brace-delimited alternatives to the conditional environments.

* texi2any:
  . warns about node names, menu items, and cross-references (but not
    index entries) containing problematic characters; can be disabled

* info:
  . new option -x (--debug) for debugging output; -x -1 to get everything.
  . new option -v (--variable) assigns a value to an Info variable,
    with the usual syntax, -v VARIABLE=VALUE.
  . new option -a (--all) instructs Info to display all documents
    matching the command line arguments, not just the first.  In
    conjunction with the -w option, it shows full names of all Info
    files matching the command line arguments; with -o, it outputs all
    matching files.
  . new variable search-skip-screen controls the starting position for
    repeated search commands ({ and }).  When set to On, repeated
    searches skip the lines displayed on the screen, i.e.,
    forward searches (}) start at the beginning of the next page, and
    backward searches ({) start at the end of the previous page.
  . new command display-file-info (bound to = by default, C-g in vi mode)
    shows full file name of the node being displayed and position in it.

* texi2dvi:
  . support for biblatex+biber.

* Distribution: automake-1.14, gettext-

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