Re: Question about Textadept's behaviour with "Send To" function of Windows

From: phayz <russelldicken....at.gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2010 03:56:04 -0700 (PDT)

On Apr 10, 1:18 am, mitchell <mforal.n....at.gmail.com> wrote:
> Russell,
>
> > On Windows XP SP3 I have created a link to Textadept in the "Send To"
> > menu for Explorer. When I already have Textadept open, a new instance
> > of it is created and the file opened in the new instance. I would
> > prefer that the file was opened in the instance of Textadept already
> > running. Of course the other behaviour may also be useful sometimes,
> > so perhaps this could be configurable?
>
> This requires a weird thing called Mutex in Windows. I tried
> implementing such a thing way back in the day, but never understood
> it. I also don't know what the Linux and Mac OSX equivalents are.
>
> Ideas are appreciated.
>
> Mitchell

I know that SciTE and several other cross-platform text editors (as in
run on Windows and Linux) have this feature but as you say Mitchell, I
don't know how to enable it. I will do some research and reply here if
I find anything useful.

Regards,

Russell Dickenson
Received on Sat 10 Apr 2010 - 06:56:04 EDT

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