[Geany] Tab-Switching via Ctrl-Tab
enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Wed Aug 13 17:50:54 UTC 2008
On Wed, 13 Aug 2008 17:19:38 +0100, Nick Treleaven
<nick.treleaven at btinternet.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Aug 2008 16:32:38 +0200
> Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger at uvena.de> wrote:
> > On Wed, 13 Aug 2008 13:06:33 +0100, Nick Treleaven
> > <nick.treleaven at btinternet.com> wrote:
> > > Maybe people don't like this idea, but if we had notebook tab
> > > switching forward/back in a history of most recently used
> > > documents, it would be completely unnecessary to have code
> > > navigation also switch between documents. This would actually
> > > give the user more control over where they want to switch to, as
> > > often the user works mainly on a single file and switches to
> > > other tabs to check something.
> > But code navigation is especially useful and a very convenient
> > feature when browsing (foreign) code where you often 'jump' between
> > functions calls and the function definitions which are scattered
> > over serveral source files. I think in this case a document-based
> > code navigation is more hindering than helping.
> In that case you would use the MRU documents switching.
I'm still not really convinced, maybe I don't imagine it well enough.
When using MRU documents switching, I still need to use both features:
Ctrl-Tab to switch between documents and code navigation back/forward
to navigate inside _one_ document and I need to remember where which
Hmm, maybe I'm missing something or imagine it too complicated. And I'm
also not that against it as it might sound, just worried.
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