41631Re: "window tabs" and "frames/pages"
- Feb 5, 2006On 2/4/06, Benji Fisher <benji@...> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 04, 2006 at 10:38:15AM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:Why not make tabs a display option for split windows? Something like:
> > On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 07:54:18PM +0100, Bram Moolenaar wrote:
> > > to tackle... Also, having multiple Visual areas, multiple states, etc.
> > > It's probably easier to run gvim twice and have them communicate.
> > Agreed, I often work with multiple gvim windows for instance.
> > But an easy way to start up another gvim from one in execution would be
> > a real plus.
> > Also, in such a way of working, a (optional) feature like: start a new
> > gvim with the current set of windows/tabs/buffer would be valuable.
> > Just my 0.02 EUR.
> > Cheers.
> Both of these can be implemented as user-defined
> commands/maps/menus. Assuming that gvim is in your path,
> will start up a new instance. If you want the current windows and
> buffers, then
> :mksession <tempfile>
> :gvim -S <tempfile>
> will do.
> The problem is that you will then get a bunch of warning messages,
> telling you that the buffers are all being edited already: edit
> read-only, edit anyway, recover, or quit? With multiple tabs or with
> multiple gwindows, you would not want this to happen: there is only one
> running gvim, and it has one copy of each buffer no matter how many
> windows/tabs/gwindows are viewing it.
> BTW, others have asked why you would ever want to hide the tabs if
> there are multiple tabs open. Here is one scenario: I am writing a
> script, and I prefer to use :s rather than substitute(). I would like
> to open a temporary buffer. If I can do this in a hidden tab, then I do
> not have to worry about messing up the current view. This also argues
> for the option of having separate command and search histories for each
> --Benji Fisher
then when you do a :sball or :new, you get tabs instead of windows...
then when you do a :sball or :new, you get the current behavior with
out any kind of tab-line.
. o O pyromancer O o .
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