From: "gumnos \(Tim Chase\)" Fri, 7 May 2004 08:38:00 -0500
> > I think the spirit of the orginal question is whether there's an
> > easy way of uniting two vim windows. Ideally, one should be able
> > to drag the second window and drop it on the first, and all the
> > buffers in the second
> I think the thing I most often wish for in such a case is to *not*
> lose all my folds, marks, etc. I know it would be a lot of work, but
> it would be a nice edition to add an option to the "this file is
> already being edited by another process" message that comes up when
> a swap file is detected (on a ":e" ":sp", or whatever)...an option
> that would allow you to "hijack" (word used specifically to hint at
> security implications here) the file into the current vim session,
> bringing it in just as it is in the remote vim session. Alas, no
> such functionality exists.
> But it would be cool... :)
Ages ago (2003-10-28) there was a thread similar to this where I
proposed the following solution:
In the current implementation in the Cream scripts, a bit more
happens, such as the writing of the viminfo file so that the new file
is opened, complete with marks, folds, position, etc.:
But a similar idea.
Steve Hall [ digitect@...