[wingide-users] Open Multiple Projects

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Fri May 23 07:19:41 MDT 2008

Wingware Support wrote:
> Wingware Support wrote:
>> Michael Foord wrote:
>>> Wingware Support wrote:
>>>> Michael Foord wrote:
>>>>> Is it possible to simultaneously have multiple projects open in 
>>>>> different editor windows? (I've only just discovered the ability 
>>>>> to have multiple editor windows - which is great when you have 
>>>>> multiple monitors.)
>>>> Currently the way to open multiple project is to open a separate 
>>>> copy of
>>>> Wing for each.  We'll probably add a way to open multiple projects in
>>>> the future.
>>> Where do you configure whether wing allows multiple copies to be 
>>> open? I switched it off a while ago and now can't find the 
>>> preference setting to reset it...
>> You probably added --new to the command line that is used when you
>> open a project.  That would be in the registry in the HKCR area
>> under WingIDE.Project\shell\open\command
> Sorry that's not quite correct.  What you want now is --new but
> what you probably have is the default behavior of Wing, which is
> to reuse the existing instance of Wing to open a new project.
> If you did change something, it may have been the command used by
> whatever short cut you have set up.  You may have added --reuse there
> to avoid ever opening a second copy of Wing.
> We don't seem to have a preference to control this.
Ok - in which case I probably didn't change anything... :-)

I can create an 'open a new instance' shortcut though. (Preference 
setting would be good.)


Michael Foord

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