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Re: pop-to-buffer / switch-to-buffer-other-window

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: pop-to-buffer / switch-to-buffer-other-window
Date: Sun, 07 Jun 2020 09:18:48 +0300
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On June 7, 2020 5:55:52 AM GMT+03:00, Jean-Christophe Helary 
<jean.christophe.helary@traduction-libre.org> wrote:
> When I have just one window open, switch-to-buffer-other-window
> sometimes splits vertically and sometimes horizontally to display the
> other window.
> In the documentation, there are plenty of references to "some window"
> but little if anything about how that window is chosen/created.
> What is the rationale behind this lack of consistency ? Or is there
> some consistency, for ex based on the mode ?

Please see "Splitting Windows" in the ELisp manual, it describes how Emacs 
decides whether to split vertically or horizontally.

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