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Re: Tabbed buffers

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Tabbed buffers
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2008 14:07:06 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> I could imagine introducing tabs as a new concept between windows
>> and frames.  So the behavior of display-buffer could be configured to
>> either use the current window, or pop a new window, or pop a new tab or
>> pop a new frame.

> Hmm, do we want the tab-bar to be per-frame, or per-emacs-window?

Both make sense.

> For "switching buffer" use of tabs, per-emacs-window seems like it might
> be more useful, though obviously eating more screen real-estate.
> [With such a setup, it would be useful to have "non-tabbed" and "tabbed"
> emacs windows though I don't know how that UI would work...]

Yes, it'd be a per-window or per-frame setting.
If it's per-frame it'd switch between window-configurations, otherwise
it'd switch between buffers.


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