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Re: Why does Emacs make it difficult for me to have two frames open thes
Re: Why does Emacs make it difficult for me to have two frames open thesame buffer?
Fri, 13 Apr 2012 20:17:09 -0700
I didn't know how else to explain what I was seeing. It turns out that this is
a feature of ido-mode. The defaults for "Ido Default Buffer Method" and "Ido
Default File Method" are "Raise frame if already shown".
On Apr 13, 2012, at 2:34 PM, Drew Adams wrote:
>> I have 2 frames. I switch the buffer in first frame to buffer
>> A. When I try to switch the buffer in the second frame to
>> buffer A, Emacs brings the first frame forward. What I want
>> is to open buffer A in both frames. Is there a setting that
>> makes Emacs bring the other frame forward when buffer A is
>> already opened in it?
> You don't give enough info to understand your situation. It doesn't sound
> you are starting from `emacs -Q', so I suspect some setting in your init file
> your `custom-file' is determining the behavior you see.
> Try from `emacs -Q', and if you still see the problem, give us a recipe, step
> step. If not, then try to narrow down your init file to discover what is
> causing that behavior.
> When I do this, I see no such behavior:
> emacs -Q
> `C-x 5 2' to get another frame.
> `C-x C-f foo.el' in one frame.
> `C-x b f TAB RET' in the other frame.