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Re: one file per frame -- customization possible?

From: Kai Grossjohann
Subject: Re: one file per frame -- customization possible?
Date: 5 Dec 2003 08:50:33 -0800

Galen Boyer <address@hidden> wrote in message news:<address@hidden>...
> On Thu, 04 Dec 2003, address@hidden wrote:
> > I've often had Emacs sessions with about a hundred frames.
> Whoa!  I can't imagine that.  How do you keep them straight?

The window manager Sawfish provides a command that's quite similar to
Emacs' iswitchb.  Except that it selects X11 windows, of course.  I
like it.

But I think Stefan uses ctwm.  Hm.  That one has an icon manager which
lists the windows one below each other, and you can use the keyboard
to navigate that list.  Also, of course, there are up to 32
workspaces.  So maybe he keeps 3 frames in each workspace, that adds
up to about 100 frames.


> I know, in the windows world, they all show up on the task bar,
> which makes that idea completely unusable, but I'd love to hear
> how you work this way.  Sounds quite powerful if you know how to
> handle it.

I guess that I would use sww.el in that circumstance.  My
understanding is that it is something similar to C-x b, but for
Windows task bar entries.  I've never used it.


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