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I use OpenSCAD for all my 3D printer designs and love how easy it is to use, however in the 2014 version it looked a little dated and didn't have the nice features that a modern programming editor should have. The 2015 release changes all this.

The look is completely revamped, it feels like a modern editor with brace matching, the tab key can do block tabbing, the axes have ruler marks on them, there is a toolbar for all the common actions and the syntax highlighting looks better.
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The preferences are also enhanced. The new editor can be switched back to the old editor if one so desires, but I see little reason to do that. There are also a number of other preferences that didn't exist in the 2014 version.
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This update is an amazing update to OpenSCAD. I hope the next release is as big as this one.

-i

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