[wingide-users] Feature request - hide an open file

Michael Foord michael at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Oct 19 17:52:13 MDT 2010

  On 19/10/2010 23:42, Jonathan March wrote:
> Multi-Edit has a very useful feature that I used constantly:
> the ability to keep a file open, but not visible (no tab, not in the 
> "next open file" rotation).
> This is useful when a project is large and dispersed, which makes it 
> inconvenient to close a file that is temporarily out of use, because 
> it may be time-consuming to find and reopen it (Recent File list 
> notwithstanding - which of these am I finished with, and which have I 
> only put aside temporarily?)

Shift-control-O (open by name) is very useful for this. Saves you 
hunting around in your project to find files.
> This goes hand-in-glove with what I think is Wing's most requested 
> feature, manually reordering tabs. Both are useful ways to keep 
> related files together, and unrelated files out of the way.

I would also really like tab reordering...


> In addition to being able to hide the current file with a single 
> command, Multi-Edit provides a dialog listing all files, in which you 
> can hide or unhide any file. This is also useful.
> Thanks,
> Jonathan
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