- Direct editing in search results windows and disk browsers.
- Separate, non-modal windows for single- and multi-file searches.
- Better interface for selecting favorite multi-file search locations, which can now include projects (formerly file groups) that aren’t currently open.
- When comparing files, you can now accept or reject individual changes within lines.
- Pasting text into a blank window auto-selects the right language.
- Syntax coloring for Objective-C 2.0 and Python decorators.
- Transparent handling of .bz2 files, such as SpamSieve logs.
- Backups are now grouped into folders by date.
- It’s easier to use text folding without the mouse.
- Projects seem like a good idea, but the interface just doesn’t feel right to me. It’s too hard to open nearby files in the project.
- The text completion shows irrelevant dictionary completions while ignoring words that appear just a few lines away in the same document.
- Unlike in other Mac OS X applications, you can’t single-tap the Escape key to invoke completion.
- Backups pollute the Documents folder instead of using Application Support.
- Working with large files is really slow, due to auto-saving using bzip2.
- Navigating the Find Differences window is slower than before, due to not-lazy-enough computation of intra-line differences.
- No Git integration.
- No API-aware text completion (would be a great fit with the new Tab-to-placeholder feature).
- Still no error browser for xcodebuild.
- Still no easy way to add syntax highlighting and navigation for languages that aren’t minor variations on C.
- The Scratchpad sounds useful, but I haven’t found myself using it.
- Ctags support is improved, but I’ve never figured out how to get it to do anything useful.
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