[Geany] Multiple windows

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Fri Jul 30 11:52:05 UTC 2010

On 30 July 2010 21:01, Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+tools at mega-nerd.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm a refugee from the Nedit text editor and have now moved to Geany
> after a very brief fling with Gedit.
> I'm on Linux and have 8 virtual desktops and I often work on different
> projects on different desktops. If I run gedit from the command line
> gedit will start a new instance if there isn't already a running
> instance on the current virtual desktop.
> I know I can do 'geany -i <file>' to open a new instance, but I was
> wondering if the behaviour of Gedit could be matched with Geany.
Hi Eric,

Geany does not know about virtual desktops.  These are accessed with
Gnome specific libraries and would increase the dependencies of Geany
and would make it more complex to keep portable to all desktops and to


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