Updated: mintty 3.0.1

Thomas Wolff towo@towo.net
Tue May 28 10:28:00 GMT 2019

I have uploaded mintty 3.0.1 with the following changes:

   * New character attributes superscript, subscript, shadowed, overstrike.
   * DEC VT420 screen control features.
   * Fully VT100-compatible, including VT52 mode (with graphics).
   * Up to 6 key modifiers, including Meta (Win key) and configurable 
Super and Hyper keys.
   * Bell sounds in package.
   * Various window and clipboard handling optimisations and extensions.
   * User-definable function extensions.

Terminal features
   * New character attributes overstrike and (as inspired by existing 
terminfo capabilities) shadow, subscript, superscript:
     * SGR 8:7 overstrikes characters over preserved screen contents (28 
     * SGR 1:2 for shadowed display (22 clears).
     * SGR 73 and SGR 74 for superscript and subscript display (75 clears).
   * VT420 rectangular area copy and fill: DECCRA, DECFRA, DECERA, DECSERA.
   * VT420 area attributes: DECSACE, DECCARA, DECRARA.
   * VT420 left and right margins: DECSLRM and private mode 69.
   * VT420 horizontal scrolling: DECBI, DECFI, DECIC, DECDC.
   * VT510 DECNCSM.
   * Primary Device Attributes report VT420 by default; VT525 supported.
   * Blinking cursor mode (DECSET 12) overlays blinking cursor style 
(DECSCUSR) so that DECRST 12 does not spoil blinking style (#818, 
   * Support ECMA-48 SPD control sequence, values 0 and 3 (RTL fun feature).
   * Support DECSET 1007 (mouse wheel reporting, xterm).
   * New CSI # p/q XTPUSHSGR and XTPOPSGR aliases (xterm 345).
   * Fixed DECSET 80 (sixel scrolling mode) which was reverted.
   * Clear All Tabs sequence (TBC 3) extends after resizing, compatible 
with xterm.
   * VT52 mode, thereby becoming fully VT100-compatible, with Atari ST 
   * HP Memory Lock/Unlock (xterm).
   * Added DECSNLS to DECRQSS.
   * Fixed VT and FF in LNM mode.
   * Fixed format of OSC 5;0;? response.

Keyboard handling
   * Fixed encoding of Win key as Meta modifier.
   * Support optional Super and Hyper modifiers.
   * Lock keys do not change the state if they have user-defined 
   * User-definable additional function keys.

Window handling
   * Revised/fixed fullscreen/font zooming behaviour and effect of 
   * Fixed Default Size function in some cases after previous fullscreen 
   * Search (Alt+F3) can keep search context distance from top/bottom 
   * Optional squashing of bell sound series (#865).
   * No limited font warning if the selected locale is likewise limited 
   * Suppress output rendering while window is iconic (~#875).

Clipboard handling
   * Trim trailing spaces for HTML and HTML text copies (#878).
   * Select HTML detail level by setting of "Copy as HTML" alone (#878).
   * Specify "fixed pitch" for RTF format (~#878).
   * New options CopyAsRTFFont, CopyAsRTFFontHeight (~#878).

   * Mintty packages include a selection of bell sounds (#711).
   * New user-definable key name CapsLock.
   * New user-definable key name prefix ‘*’ to define for all modifiers.
   * New user-definable modifier key assignments super and hyper.
   * New user-definable function paste-path (mintty/wsltty#161).
   * New user-definable control char syntax (#873).
   * New prefixes U/Y (for super/hyper) for user-defined keys.
   * New user-definable numeric action, entering a function key sequence.
   * New option BellInterval to squash BEL sequences (#865).
   * New option SearchContext (#797).
   * Offer terminal types vt420, vt525; also xterm-direct, mintty, 
mintty-direct if installed (~#866, ~#867).
   * With --WSL, initialise title to WSL name rather than command line 

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