Re: [textadept] Tabs in TextAdept 3.x

From: Robert <>
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2010 23:20:41 +0200


On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 7:02 PM, mitchell <> wrote:
> 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')

And know you have buffer switching (ctrl-b by default), and as I only
recently discovered, space as a wildcard character.

>> 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.
> mitchell

Terminator [1] has tabs (one on top) and split views - and I never
used the tabs, and it looks weird, at least on Linux.


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