[wingide-users] request: buffers sidebar

Jonathan March JDM at MarchRay.net
Mon Nov 14 13:45:21 MST 2011


On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 6:32 AM, Campbell <campbell at bikalabs.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I use a two-pane editor, and always have the left toolbox enabled, so
> notebook tabs are disabled.  The window selector that replaces them only
> displays has a tiny issue; if I have twenty buffers open, clicking in the
> window selector only shows nine or ten of them, and I have to drag-slide up
> and down against the little arrows to get the whole list to display.
>
> Closing windows is now tedious, because I have to find them in the window
> selector, activate them, and close them.  As a result, I sometimes have a
> hectic number of open buffers.  The quickest way out is file: close-all,
> followed by hunting down the files I am actually busy with and re-opening
> them.
>
> Having a tool for displaying open buffers would be very useful.  I could
> put it in the bottom-split of my left toolbox and be happy.
>
>
Significant problem, often raised.

This is a nice possible solution, new idea to me. It could function as sort
of an alternate editor tab bar.

Jonathan
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