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Re: CTRL-W_= with quickfix window?

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  • Ben Fritz
    ... Isn t this just because of winfixheight ? It gets set automatically for quickfix or preview window. You could probably make an autocmd to clear that
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 21, 2013
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      On Thursday, February 21, 2013 11:35:42 AM UTC-6, Tim Chase wrote:
      > Futzing around with the quickfix (QF) window, I found that using
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      > CTRL-W= ("make the windows the same size", ":help CTRL-W_=") ignores
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      > the quickfix window in its size calculations. Is there some option I
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      > can set to just treat it like other windows? I wasn't able to turn up
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      > anything in my search.
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      > The aforementioned help says "Make all windows (almost) equally high
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      > and wide", and I'm not sure whether the parenthetical "almost" is
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      > supposed to apply to the "all" or the "equally". I can understand
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      > that, if it goes with "equally", that some may be one line
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      > larger/smaller than average to spread out the remainder when dividing
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      > the screen up. However that would suggest that the ^W= applies to
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      > *all* windows, not *almost all*.
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      > I just keep getting snagged when I maximize my edit window and it
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      > scrunches the QF window to one line, but I then have to manually
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      > re-increase the size of the QF window if I want to re-see context.
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      > -tim

      Isn't this just because of 'winfixheight'? It gets set automatically for quickfix or preview window. You could probably make an autocmd to clear that option.

      Or just close your quickfix when you're not looking at it, and then re-open it.

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