Re: two questions about tabs
- On 2/29/08, Yegappan Lakshmanan <yegappanl@...> wrote:
>What I'd ideally like to see:
> On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 12:16 PM, mitch <mgart@...> wrote:
> > (I'm asking about the visual tabs that appear at the top of the
> > editor, not about tabs vs. spaces inside a file.)
> > In Windows I would really like it if I could drag a file onto Vim, and
> > have it automatically open the file in a new tab, instead of replacing
> > the file that is currently being edited. Is there a way to set that
> > up?
> This has been asked several times. Currently I don't think there is
> a built-in way to do this.
> When you drag and drop files into Vim, the files are opened as if
> the ":drop" command was executed.
> The ":drop" command supports the "tab" modifier, which opens the
> files in tabs. But there is no way to specify the "tab" modifier when
> dragging and dropping files into Vim.
> You can press Ctrl while dropping files into Vim to open the files in
> split windows. May be we can add that if you press Alt and drop
> the files, then the files will be opened in tabs?
> - Yegappan
Drag and drop into existing window: open it there.
Drag and drop into "tab bar": open in new tab.
Not sure how much more difficult this would be, however, so I'll take
what I can get :-)
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