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Re: Is a method like this already in emacs?


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: Is a method like this already in emacs?
Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2013 20:22:58 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

"Pascal J. Bourguignon" <address@hidden> writes:

> Damien Wyart <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> * Matthias Pfeifer <address@hidden> in gnu.emacs.help:
>>> i recently added this defun to my init.el
>>
>>> (defun detach-window ()
>>>   "Close current window and re-open it in new frame."
>>>   (interactive)
>>>   (let ((currentBuffer (window-buffer)))
>>>     (progn
>>>       (delete-window)
>>>       (select-frame (make-frame))
>>>       (set-window-buffer (selected-window) currentBuffer))))
>>
>>> and found it to be useful in several situations. now i wonder if
>>> a function that does the same is already available somewhere in emacs?
>>
>> No, but there has been a quite long related discussion recently on
>
> Yes, this is exactly what C-x 5 2  or  M-x make-frame-command  does.

Well, modulo the suppression of the old window, but who cares? :-)

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__Pascal Bourguignon__
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