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Re: Window annoyances


From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: Re: Window annoyances
Date: Sun, 24 Feb 2008 11:56:35 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

rustom <address@hidden> writes:

> On Feb 21, 1:31 pm, "Francis Moreau" <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hello list,
>>
>> Emacs is cool but I'd still like to fix some annoying details to make it
>> perfect.
>>
>> The first one is about the 'completion' window which doesn't close
>> automatically once it's no more needed. I know I can switch to this
>> window and close it but it would be really nice to make this auto.
>>
>> The second one is about new windows that are automatically open
>> by Emacs, for example when I start a compilation or GDB. Emacs
>> choose an old widow (almost randomly) and replace this one with
>> the new one. But it always choose the wrong window to replace.
>> Is it possible to make a 'sticky' window that is a window that
>> can't be chosen by Emacs to be switched by a new one ?
>>
>> Thanks !
>> --
>> Francis
>
> I am also recently faced with with some window annoyances which are --
> I think -- more annoying than the above because I cant seem to work
> around them at all.
>
> When I want to compare to buffers using ediff-buffers, I often want
> the buffers side-by-side (C-x 3) rather than the default one-above-
> other (C-x 2). Even if I take the trouble to arrange the windows as I
> want and then invoke ediff-buffers  emacs is adamant enough to remake
> the windows up-down, quite ignoring my configuration!
>
Ediff your files, then:
when in ediff-mode, use ==> |


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