[Geany-devel] draggable tabs - current state?

Thomas Martitz thomas.martitz at xxxxx
Sat Jul 14 10:59:15 UTC 2012

Am 14.07.2012 12:39, schrieb Lex Trotman:
> On 14 July 2012 20:21, Thomas Martitz
> <thomas.martitz at student.htw-berlin.de> wrote:
>> Am 14.07.2012 04:20, schrieb Lex Trotman:
>>> On 14 July 2012 07:07, Sean Felipe Wolfe <ether.joe at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I'd like to be able to have 2-3 columns of tabs and be able to drag +
>>>> rearrange, something like Eclipse's draggable tab setup -- one of the
>>>> few things I like about Eclipse.
>>>> I assume this is non-trivial ... how horribly difficult would it be?
>>> Multiple columns/rows of tabs, how hard can it be?
>>> @#&* hard, AFAICT you will have to change GTK, not Geany.
>>> Note drag re-ordering already works.
>>> Cheers
>>> Lex
>> Can I at least have multiple sidebars with tabs being draggable between them
>> (or make the message window a sidebar) ? :)
> Hi Thomas,
> Well, tabs are part of the GTK notebook that the edit window is in, so
> to put them in a sidebar you would be re-implementing part of GTK,
> maybe instead look at making the document sidebar re-orderable instead
> of sorted?

I didn't mean document tabs. I meant the symbols, files, etc tabs in the 
side bar which should be draggable to a second sidebar on the right 
(basically split the current sidebar into two with the editor in the 

Best regards.

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