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Re: Persistent Window Registers


From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Persistent Window Registers
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2009 23:26:39 +0100

On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 2:03 PM, Volkan YAZICI <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Jan 5, 12:50 pm, "Lennart Borgman" <address@hidden>
> wrote:
>> See winsav.el in nXhtml
>
> After spending some time, I found out that there is no easy way to
> save window configurations. Instead, as nXhtml, people


Hi Volkan,
I am not sure what you mean and it is a long time since I wrote
winsav.el. Are the things you need missing in winsav.el?


> 1. Walk through available window configurations they are interested
> in,
>
> 2. Copy attributes (buffer name, buffer start/end position, etc.) of
> the walked windows,
>
> And in later sessions, using saved window attributes
>
> 3. Open same buffers one by one in specific windows,
>
> 4. Then resize opened windows according to the saved attributes.
>
> On Jan 4, 6:10 pm, Volkan YAZICI <address@hidden> wrote:
>> - C-x r j 1 (*Group*)
>> - C-x r j 2 (#postgresql and #lisp buffers divided vertically)
>
> To summarize, here is the solution I came up with:
>
> (defun erc-register-window-configuration ()
>  "Register vertically split `#postgresql' and `#lisp' channel windows
> into
> configuration 2."
>  (let ((psql-buf (get-buffer "#postgresql"))
>        (lisp-buf (get-buffer "#lisp")))
>    (cond ((and psql-buf lisp-buf)
>           (switch-to-buffer psql-buf)
>           (delete-other-windows)
>           (recenter)
>           (select-window (split-window-horizontally))
>           (switch-to-buffer lisp-buf)
>           (recenter)
>           (window-configuration-to-register ?2))
>          (t (warn "Couldn't find buffers `#postgresql' and `#lisp'.")))))
>
> (add-hook 'erc-join-hook 'erc-register-window-configuration)
>
> (defun gnus-register-window-configuration ()
>  "Register a whole `*Group*' buffer window into configuration 1."
>  (let ((group-buf (get-buffer "*Group*")))
>    (when group-buf
>      (switch-to-buffer group-buf)
>      (delete-other-windows)
>      (beginning-of-buffer)
>      (window-configuration-to-register ?1))))
>
> (add-hook 'gnus-started-hook 'gnus-register-window-configuration)
>
>
> Regards.
>




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