[wingide-users] Multiple Instance Behavior

Mike Driscoll mdriscoll at co.marshall.ia.us
Mon Jul 19 08:07:33 MDT 2010


On 1:59 PM, Michael Hipp wrote:
> Eons ago I asked about having Wing open a new instance when I click on 
> a .wpr file rather than trample my current project. The answer was:
>
> "You can force Wing to start a new instance with the command line option
> -new"
>
> This is great but now that I'm on (the very dumbed-down) Windows 7, I 
> cannot find any way to supply that command line argument to Wing when 
> clicking on an associated file (.wpr). Such was pretty easy in older 
> versions of Windows, but they've completely hidden it now.
>
> Can someone tell me a way to get 'multiple instance' behavior out of 
> Wing or some way to supply --new to it upon startup?
>
> FWIW, I think "multiple instance" ought to be the default behavior. 
> Any chance we could make it so?
>
> Thanks,
> Michael
>

I don't have my Windows 7 system handy right now, but I think you can 
just right click the wpr file and create a shortcut. Then open the 
shortcut's properties and add the command at the end of the Target field.


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*Mike Driscoll*

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