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Archived Read Only Forums => SlickEdit 2014 v19 beta => Topic started by: astromme on November 03, 2014, 11:52:38 pm

Title: RC3: Only one real window?
Post by: astromme on November 03, 2014, 11:52:38 pm
My previous post: http://community.slickedit.com/index.php/topic,10756.msg45382.html#msg45382

In the past when I drug a window to the other screen, I would have two windows I could alt-tab and cycle through.  This allowed me to keep an open shell over one window and alt-tab back and forth.  This doesn't work anymore in Ubuntu or Windows - when I alt-tab to Slickedit, both windows come to the front. 

Why the change?

Is this something that can be an option?  It was very useful.

Also when a buffer in the secondary "window" has focus and I alt-tab away and alt-tab back, my focus is in a buffer in the main window - this is a step backward.

Thanks
Title: Re: RC3: Only one real window?
Post by: Rodney on November 04, 2014, 12:33:04 am
I'm not in front of my Ubuntu box right now, but I can tell you that having the unified menu accessible to floating document groups AND supporting Alt+Tab switching is probably mutually exclusive. I have it on my list to revisit this issue.

++rodney
Title: Re: RC3: Only one real window?
Post by: astromme on November 04, 2014, 05:47:08 pm
Hmm, ok, it would be nice to have as an option.

The second issue was kind of buried in there so I'll start another question.