Re: [textadept] Tabs in TextAdept 3.x

From: mitchell <>
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2010 13:02:16 -0400 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Hi Ryan,

> Hi,
> Is there an extension or way to have files as tabs. If not, is this in the plan for a future version? Is there an easy
> way to add it?

Unfortunately, no, and no. From a previous discussion:

>> I have no plans to add tab support; the project manager has something
>> similar ('buffers')

>Allow me to elaborate on this. I designed textadept to have multiple
>split view functionality in a way most editors don't. I don't see a
>way to implement tabs for multiple split views; the UI would get too
>cluttered. A single tab bar would probably look and be confusing when
>split views are present. I don't care to implement a bar when only one
>view is present, as this may introduce feature bloat.

Received on Thu 15 Jul 2010 - 13:02:16 EDT

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