Re: [code] @Mitchell: state and further development of TextAdept

From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 12:45:21 -0500 (Eastern Standard Time)

On Mon, 28 Jan 2013, lists.att.drwilly.de wrote:

> On Jan 28, 2013 11:26, Mitchell wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Sun, 27 Jan 2013, lists.att.drwilly.de wrote:
>>
>> Does XEmbed allow for opening files from the one instance in another
>> instance/window to be grabbed by tabbed? I'm not sure I understand the
>> concept of these tools.
>>
>> Mitchell
>

> I only know XEmbed as a user of tabbed, so I don't know what exactly TA
> would need to do to make this work but it works like this: First you
> start tabbed (which is an application that basically provides an empty
> window) and get it's xId. Then for example URxvt has the -embed <xId>
> option. So you run "urxvt -embed $xId" from the shell or somewhere else
> and you get the urxvt instance as a tab inside tabbed.

Okay, then it sounds like when opening files from within an instance of
ta, ta needs to create a new instance of itself with an xId in order for
the buffer to show up in a separate tab. Unfortunately, this is not
feasible.

Thanks,
Mitchell

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