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RE: How to detach buffer?

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: How to detach buffer?
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2008 08:09:47 -0800

> is it possible to detach a buffer from a multi-window frame? Talking elisp
> (defun detach-buffer ()
>  (interactive)
>  (let ((buf (current-buffer)))
>    (delete-window)
>    (select-frame (make-frame))
>    (set-window-buffer (selected-window) buf)
>    )
>  )
> So even the question seems answered i actually like to know if i
> reinvent the wheel. ie is a function like my detach-buffer already
> available?

`mouse-tear-off-window'. I bind it to `C-mouse-1' on the mode line:

(global-set-key [mode-line C-mouse-1]

And here is a version of it that only deletes the window if it is not the
only one in the frame. IOW, if the frame has a sole window, then
`mouse-tear-off-window' clones the frame.

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