Re: [code] [textadept] Reorder tabs

From: Qwerky <mr.qwerky.att.gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Jul 2019 13:22:29 -0600

Hi Lukas,

Thanks for your efforts. Where should the module be placed?  Once
placed, how is it used?  Does textadept need to be restarted?

qwerky

On 2019-07-04 02:43, Procházka Lukáą Ing. wrote:
> Hello,
>
> due to missing & often spoken absence of possibility to rearrange tabs
> in tab bar I created a simple module which "somehow" provides such
> base functionality.
>
> Limitations:
>
> - It doesn't preserve state of view, i.e. current line, cursor
> position etc.
> - It doesn't preserve bookmarks.
> - It simply closes concerned buffers and reopens them [1] in a new
> order - this is how tabs are reordered.
> - Due to [1], concerned buffers are to be unmodified (just checked, no
> action if they all are not saved so far).
> - Just tested on my comp - here I'm having one buffer shown in just
> one view.
> - Report bugs on git or using my mail bellow.
>
> You can download the module here:
>
>     https://github.com/CertHaramas/TextAdept.TabBarMan
>
> Just put the module so TA loads it on startup; there are no deps.
>
> The module lifetime depends on when/if TA will provide the
> functionality by its core.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Lukas
>
>
>>> I've given thought to this in the past. If there was an easy solution
>>> that didn't feel like a hack and worked well, it would probably be
>>> done by now. As it is, I don't have much motivation for this feature
>>> because I personally do not use tabs. I use the buffer browser.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Mitchell
>>
>> Completely understand.  However, since very nearly all other multi-file
>> editors offer this, it is something that potential new users (like
>> myself) will immediately notice.  People don't like being made to change
>> their habits.  Just sayin'.  :-)
>>
>> qwerky
>
>

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