[OS X Emacs] Aquamacs 1.6: find-file force frame selection?

HERBERT KORTE herbert.korte at uregina.ca
Thu Jan 29 09:43:27 EST 2009

Dear David,

yes, I would like a switch if it can be easily done.

By the way I really appreciate the tabbing facility.

Cheers, Herbert

Herbert Korté
Professor of Philosophy
University of Regina
Department of Philosophy
Email: Herbert.Korte at uregina.ca
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On 28-Jan-09, at 8:05 PM, David Reitter wrote:

> On 28-Jan-09, at 2:49 PM, Stefan Vollmar wrote:
>> I observed the following behaviour in the current Aquamacs release  
>> (1.6): on my large screen I like to have two or more frames next to  
>> each other. Each of them usually has a number of tabs. Consider two  
>> frames ("left" and "right"). If I active frame "left" and do a find- 
>> file, I expect the resulting buffer to be displayed in frame  
>> "left", vice versa for a find-file in frame "right". However, if  
>> the file I select happens to have an associated tab in the other  
>> frame, Aquamacs will activate the "wrong" frame and bring the  
>> corresponding tab to the front. This is not necessarily a bug but  
>> different from what I expect - I would
> On 28 Jan 2009, at 19:05, HERBERT KORTE wrote:
>> I have observed the same behaviour.
> It's indeed not a bug, it's a feature.
> Herbert, are you implying that you'd also like a switch for this?
> If some people are opposed to this behavior, one could easily add a  
> customization variable.  This could also affect "switch-to-buffer"  
> behavior (e.g., Window menu).  For "switch-to-buffer", we already  
> have a special "switch-to-buffer-here".
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