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Atom 1.8 Hackable Text Editor Lets Users Move Selected Text Left and Right

The Atom 1.8 release is here, implementing the ability to move selected text left or right, which users can access via the Alt+Shift+Left and Alt+Shift+Right keyboard shortcuts (see the gif below to see it in action). Atom 1.8 introduces the “core.restorePreviousWindowsOnStart” setting to allow the automatic restore of the previously used windows when starting the editor, fixes an issue with bad emoji rendering on Mac OS X, various Git-related bugs, unexpected interface zooming issues, and wrong block decoration measurements.