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Re: Jumping to C source from *Help*

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Jumping to C source from *Help*
Date: 08 Apr 2004 18:10:13 +0200
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Juri Linkov <address@hidden> writes:

> But it reminded me that jumping from the *Help* buffer to the source
> buffer still has one inconvenience: it selects the source buffer in a
> different window.  It makes more sense to switch to the source buffer
> in the same window, because the same text that is displayed in the
> *Help* buffer, after switching will be visible in the docstring in the
> source buffer.  So no information is duplicated on the screen.

Most of the time when I use the link to the source, I opened the help
window for exactly that purpose (to look at the source).  So in
practice, I never need to keep the help window, i.e. I would also like
the source window to replace the help window.

So I vote in favour of your patch.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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