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Re: String escape for total number of windows?

From: Artur Skonecki
Subject: Re: String escape for total number of windows?
Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2009 13:08:23 +0100

Thanks for the patch. I was looking for this functionality.

2009/12/18, Thor Andreassen <address@hidden>:
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 10:25:11PM -0800, John Magolske wrote:
>> Is there a string escape sequence that will display the total number
>> of windows (just a single number, not all window numbers and names)?
> There does not seem to be.
>> For example, if I were in the 7th window and 23 windows were open,
>> I'd like to see something like
>>   7 / 23 : vim ~/.mutt/temp/mutt-1000-25786-33
>> by setting hardstatus to something like
>>   hardstatus alwayslastline "%n / %x : %t"
>> Of course %x is not an escape for anything, I'm just using it here as
>> a placeholder...there doesn't seem to be an escape for total number of
>> windows. Might it be possible to achieve this by truncating the output
>> of %w or some such thing?
> Looking at the code, at least with my eyes, truncation seems difficult
> and will probably end up as a hack.
> I've attached a patch that copies some of the functionality of the '%w'
> handling, and should be applied to the newest source on savannah. It
> seems to produce the correct result, although someone more familiar with
> the code should check it for any unwanted consequences.
> [...]
> --
> Thor

Artur Skonecki

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