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Re: Split frame?


From: Stephen Berman
Subject: Re: Split frame?
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 16:57:00 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.93 (gnu/linux)

On Wed, 14 Mar 2007 16:09:40 +0100 Peter Dyballa <address@hidden> wrote:

> Am 14.03.2007 um 15:36 schrieb Stephen Berman:
>
>> What version of tabbar.el are you using?
>
> 1.3 – thanks for mentioning that an update exists! Where can I find
> the newer code? The Emacs Wiki still points ti version 1.3 in http://
> sourceforge.net/projects/emhacks/.

>From that page click on the Code tab and select CVS Browse.

>>> It's bound to mouse-buffer-menu.
>>
>> Are you saying this shows you a sorted and group buffer list, like
>> msb-mode does?  That would be very strange.  I don't get that with
>> mouse-buffer-menu in GNU Emacs 22.0.93.1 (i686-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+
>> Version 2.10.6) of 2007-02-08.
>
> This behaviour is *very* old, more than 10 years (I saw it first in
> GNU Emacs 19.*). The popped up "Buffer Menu" shows titles like "Dired
> by date," "Fundamental," "PDFLaTeX/F," "C," "Help" ... and a triangle
> sign pointing to the right. When the mouse cursor hovers over a title
> an additional menu pops up showing the group's members from which I
> can choose. The road to success starts with this customisation:
>
>        '(mouse-buffer-menu-mode-mult 1)

Thanks, I wasn't aware of this variable.  In my Emacs it has the
default value of 4, which evidently suppresses the grouped listing.

> BTW, I have no idea how msb-mode looks like. Simple grouped buffer
> list is OK for me.

The popup menu also shows groups, but not strictly by major mode; it
also has a group of most recently used buffers and buffers of changed
files.  Just do M-x msb-mode and then C-<mouse-1> to try it.

Steve Berman





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