Re: Feature request: Special window
- Yegappan Lakshmanan wrote:
> Hi all,
> Some of the top rated/downloaded plugins from the vim.sourceforge.net
> site (winmanager.vim, project.vim, taglist.vim), use a Vim window for
> displaying the plugin specific information. There are problems in using
> more than one of these plugins at the same time.
>How about using the 'buftype' option? For a "special" window,
> If we can mark some windows as special windows and do not use those windows
> for editing files, then this problem can be easily solved. This window will
> be similar to the existing command-line window. A plugin can open a window
> and mark it as a special window (similar to the scratch buffer), so that
> other plugins and users cannot open files in that window. The plugin can
> modify the text in the window.
and then check the value of this option before trying to open a file for editing
in a given window.
HTH --Benji Fisher