Re: The Future of the Side Pane/Project Manager

From: mitchell <>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 11:58:41 -0700 (PDT)


> > I have removed side pane support in latest hg and replaced the buffer
> > browser with a filteredlist dialog as mentioned earlier. It can be
> > activated with CTRL+B (windows/linux), Apple+B (osx).
> > In order to use, you'll need the latest gcocoadialog (http://
> > as of Mar 17 and recompile ta (as per
> > the above instructions). Snapopen for files has not been implemented
> > yet.
> Thanks for the update!
> Some thoughts and observations:
> It is very nice that it searches for parts anywhere in the filename -
> not only in the beginning (unlike the default gtk open dialog).
> Would it be possible to get the bufferlist to update the selection as
> typing, so that it would not be necessary to tab into the bufferlist?
> So hitting enter would be enough.

Done in latest hg of gcocoadialog. Thanks for the input.

> Another idea: integrating this kind of dialog with the side pane. If
> the side pane were only used for buffers the field at the top could be
> used for filtering the list of buffers.

The whole idea is to eliminate the side pane :)


> To others who would like to try Mitchell's changes out, I've uploaded
> all recent changes here:
> Download and run make. I also included the xcode folder.
> - Robert
Received on Wed 17 Mar 2010 - 14:58:41 EDT

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