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Re: two questions about tabs

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  • Benjamin Fritz
    ... What I d ideally like to see: Drag and drop into existing window: open it there. Drag and drop into tab bar : open in new tab. Not sure how much more
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 29, 2008
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      On 2/29/08, Yegappan Lakshmanan <yegappanl@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi,
      >
      >
      > 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
      >
      >

      What I'd ideally like to see:

      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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