[Geany-devel] Open files in Geany at the same workspace

Dimitar Zhekov dimitar.zhekov at xxxxx
Fri Aug 6 17:08:59 UTC 2010

On Fri, 6 Aug 2010 09:11:56 +1000
Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+tools at mega-nerd.com> wrote:

> Dimitar Zhekov wrote:
> > You mean like this?
> Yes, a little like that, but I think it should be the default
> behaviour.

And so do I, but things like this usually meet some opposition when
pushed into Geany...

> My patch does not break your script. You can continue to use it
> if you prefer it.

I'll probably alter it to check a few well-known directories of mine,
and then fallback to the new default behaviour.

A slight change to your patch:

	if (err == Success && result == Success)
		if (type == XA_CARDINAL && format == 32 && nitems > 0)
			ret = current_desktop[0];
		XFree (current_desktop);
	gdk_display_close (display);

will avoid the two returns, and close the display on unsuccessful

Under GDK_WINDOWING_WIN32, you can get the current desktop with
the "Window Station and Desktop Functions". But it's a name, not a

E-gards: Jimmy

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