Re: Can we have separate operating system windows?
- On Jan 20, 2004, at 1:24 PM, Bram Moolenaar wrote:
>Three cheers for global variables :)
> Bob Ippolito wrote:
>>> Supporting multiple toplevel windows has been a todo item for some
>>> Main problems to take care of are how to handle the multiple command
>>> lines and avoiding the GUI version drifting away from the console
>> Well, the user only has one set of input devices.. you could "context
>> switch" based upon which one gets activated. I have not looked at Vim
>> source at all so I really don't know what the right way to do it would
> You could type a few words in the command line, then go to another Vim
> window and execute a command there. This means there are multiple
> command lines to take care of. Multiple states as well (one window in
> Insert mode, another editing the command line).
>> By GUI version drifting away from the console version, do you meanMakes it sound like I might just be better off writing another editor
>> source code or what?
> Displaying text in on the screen (toplevel window) is a large part of
> the code. When this differs between the GUI and the console version
> large parts of code could be duplicated. More code, more bugs, more
that acts enough like Vim to make me happy. *sigh*